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Calcium antagonism in cardiovascular therapy: Experience with verapamil

Calcium antagonism in cardiovascular therapy: Experience with verapamil

proceedings of the International Symposium on Calcium Antagonism in Cardiovascular Therapy, Florence, 2-4 October, 1980

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Published by distributors for the USA and Canada, Elsevier North-Holland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Congresses,
  • Chemotherapy,
  • Calcium,
  • Antagonists,
  • Verapamil,
  • Cardiovascular system,
  • Physiological effect,
  • Diseases

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9086714M
    ISBN 109021994720
    ISBN 109789021994727
    OCLC/WorldCa7283264

      In patients with prior MI >1 year, there was no difference in outcomes between groups. Calcium antagonists were used in 5, (%) patients. Among users, ~80% received long-acting dihydropyridines, ~15% received diltiazem, and ~5% received verapamil. The overall death rate was per patient-years. • Extensive experience in comparative randomized trials indicates that an initial calcium antagonist can prevent all major types of cardiovascular disease, except heart failure (for which a.

      Drug treatment has consisted primarily of beta-blockers and calcium antagonists (predominantly verapamil), which improve LV filling, but do not significantly reduce outflow gradients at rest. Surgical septal myectomy with low operative mortality (1%) produces HF reversal and symptom relief in % of patients, while also conveying a survival.   Scientific rationale. The use of the calcium antagonist verapamil for the treatment of PD was first considered in after research regarding its effects on scar formation was applied.

    Verapamil Hydrochloride is calcium antagonist or slow channel inhibitor. Verapamil Hydrochloride Injection, USP is available in 5 mg/2 mL and 10 mg/4 mL single dose vials (for intravenous administration). Each 1 mL of solution contains mg verapamil HCl and mg sodium chloride in water for injection. Verapamil is a good adjuvant to dantrolene in the treatment of MH as a means to control tachycardia T/F. The use of an intra-operative esmolol infusion, as part of a balanced anaesthetic, in a patient on verapamil may produce profound bradycardia T/F. Calcium channel antagonists enhance recovery from non-depolarising neuromuscular blockade T/F.


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Calcium antagonism in cardiovascular therapy: Experience with verapamil Download PDF EPUB FB2

The calcium antagonists have specific value in variant angina. By causing peripheral vasodilatation they are also effective hypotensive agents and do not cause reflex tachycardia in chronic use. Their value in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and in the protection of ischaemic myocardium remains to be by: Get this from a library.

Calcium antagonists in cardiovascular therapy: proceedings of the Second International Verapamil Symposium in Australia held in Melbourne, in November [Winifred G. Circulation ; 64 (Suppl IV): 12 Raftos J. Verapamil in the long-term treatment of angina pectoris. International Symposium: Calcium antagonism in cardiovascular therapy: experience with verapamil.

; 13 De Ponti C, Vincenzi M. Acute and chronic effects of verapamil in exercise induced by: 1. Calcium causes the heart and arteries to contract more strongly. By blocking calcium, calcium channel blockers allow blood vessels to relax and open.

Some calcium channel blockers have the added benefit of slowing your heart rate, which can further lower your blood pressure, relieve chest pain (angina) and control an irregular heartbeat.

Lessem J. Combined administration of verapamil and β-blockers in patients with angina pectoris. In: Zanchetti A, Krikler DM, eds. Calcium Antagonism in Cardiovascular Therapy: Experience With Verapamil.

Amsterdam: Excerpta Medica; – Google ScholarAuthor: Andrea Obernosterer, Robert Gasser. Changes in heart rate induced by long-term administra- tion of verapamil and propranolol. D A SYMPOSIUM: CALCIUM ANTAGONISTS IN HYPERTENSION—FOCUS ON VERAPAMIL There have been a number of open-label studies that have suggested that verapamil might have signifi- cant hypotensive effects in patients with mild to mod- erate hypertension Calcium antagonists decrease calcium entry through L-type cellular calcium channels, acting on vascular smooth muscle, the heart and pancreas.

They can cause coronary and peripheral vasodilation, reduced cardiac contractility, slowed atrioventricular nodal. Eichelbaum M, Somogyi A () Verapamil distribution in health and the diseased state In: Zanchetti A, Krikler DM (eds) Calcium antagonism in cardiovascular therapy.

Experience with verapamil Excerpta Medica Amsterdam pp 64–71 Google Scholar. Verapamil is a first generation calcium channel blocker used for treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris and superventricular tachyarrhythmias. Verapamil has been linked to a low rate of serum enzyme elevations during therapy and to rare instances of clinically apparent acute liver injury.

Context: Despite evidence of efficacy of antihypertensive agents in treating hypertensive patients, safety and efficacy of antihypertensive agents for coronary artery disease (CAD) have been discerned only from subgroup analyses in large trials.

Objective: To compare mortality and morbidity outcomes in patients with hypertension and CAD treated with a calcium antagonist strategy (CAS) or a non.

KEY POINTS AND PRACTICAL RECOMMENDATIONS: • Calcium channel blockers, which dilate arteries by reducing calcium flux into cells, effectively lower blood pressure, especially in combination with other drugs, and some formulations of agents of this class are approved for treating angina or cardiac.

However, caution must be exercised in patients with more impaired left ventricular function, and combined therapy with verapamil must be avoided when conduction disturbances are likely to occur.

Beta-blockers, calcium antagonists, verapamil, nifedipine, antianginal therapy, combined therapy with beta-blockers, calcium antagonists. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Calcium antagonists in heart failure H. Reicher-Reiss. Reicher-Reiss and may thus be particularly suitable for therapy of patients with concomitant congestive heart failure and myocardial ischaemia. Since ischaemic heart disease is a major cause of congestive heart failure and further ischaemia may contribute to further left ventricular.

CALAN - verapamil hydrochloride tablet, film coated G.D. Searle LLC. CALAN® verapamil hydrochloride tablets DESCRIPTION. CALAN (verapamil HCl) is a calcium ion influx inhibitor (slow-channel blocker or calcium ion antagonist) available for oral administration in film-coated tablets containing 40 mg, 80 mg, or mg of verapamil hydrochloride.

Calcium channel antagonists (CCAs) are commonly involved in drug overdoses. Standard approaches to the management of CCA overdoses, including fluid resuscitation, gut decontamination, administration of calcium, glucagon, and atropine, as well as supportive care, are often ineffective.

We report on two patients who improved after addition of hyperinsulinemia-euglycemia (HIE) therapy. Volume Parameters of the Heart During Long-Term Verapamil Treatment in Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

A Year Experience with Ventricular Septal Myotomy and Myectomy. Pages The Concept of Calcium Antagonist Therapy in Cardiac Hypertrophy.

The International Verapamil SR–Trandolapril Study (INVEST), a randomized trial of 22, predominantly elderly patients with an average year follow-up, compared a calcium antagonist-led strategy (verapamil SR plus trandolapril) with a β-blocker-led strategy (atenolol plus hydrochlorothiazide) for hypertension treatment and prevention of cardiovascular outcomes in coronary artery disease.

A calcium antagonist vs a non-calcium antagonist hypertension treatment strategy for patients with coronary artery disease. The International Verapamil-Trandolapril Study (INVEST): a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. ; (21) (ISSN: ). Cohn JN, Ziesche S, Smith R, et al.

Effect of the calcium antagonist felodipine as supplementary vasodilator therapy in patients with chronic heart failure treated with enalapril: V-HeFT III.

Vasodilator-Heart Failure Trial (V-HeFT) Study Group. Circulation ; de Vries RJ, van Veldhuisen DJ, Dunselman PH. Cardiovascular system (CVS) poisoning with calcium channel antagonists (CCBs) or beta‐receptor antagonists (BBs) comprises a small percentage of all poisoning presentations 1. Poisoning with these agents has the potential for significant systemic toxicity and high rates of mortality 2.Verapamil is a phenylalkylamine calcium channel blocker used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart arrhythmias, and angina, and was the first calcium channel antagonist to be introduced into therapy in the early s.

It is a member of the non-dihydropyridine class of calcium channel blockers, which includes drugs like [] and [flunarizine], but is chemically unrelated to other.The calcium channel antagonists inhibit calcium uptake into cells through a channel in the cell membrane which is specific for the entry of divalent cations particularly calcium.

The result of this inhibition is to reduce the availability of intracellular calcium and thus interfere with the cellular processes dependent on calcium.