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Calcium Channel Blocker Medicines

Calcium channel blockers can lower blood pressure or slow the heart rate. They might be used to treat high blood pressure, angina caused by coronary artery disease, and fast or irregular heart rhythms. They are also used to treat cluster headaches.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerRobert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
Last RevisedApril 5, 2013

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Last Updated: April 05, 2013
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