calcium-channel blocker


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n calcium-channel blocker any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine
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Magnesium , a natural calcium channel blocker, is an effective treatment for heart attacks and cardiac arrhythmias.