Definitions for verapamilˌvɪər əˈpæm əl, ˌvɛr-

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  1. verapamil, Calan, Isoptin(noun)

    a drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine

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  1. verapamil(Noun)

    A calcium blocker used to treat angina and heart failure

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  1. Verapamil

    Verapamil is an L-type calcium channel blocker of the phenylalkylamine class. It has been used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, and most recently, cluster headaches. It is also an effective preventive medication for migraine. Verapamil has also been used as a vasodilator during cryopreservation of blood vessels. It is a class IV antiarrhythmic, more effective than digoxin in controlling ventricular rate and was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in March 1982.

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  1. Verapamil

    A calcium channel blocker that is a class IV anti-arrhythmia agent.

Anagrams of verapamil »

  1. primaeval, primæval

  2. Primaeval

  3. Primæval


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