calcium channel blockers

The Blood Pressure Drugs that are Linked to Lower Mortality
The Blood Pressure Drugs that are Linked to Lower MortalityA study from the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute has shocking findings about certain blood pressure medications and mortality outcomes.
BP Control in Cardiac Surgery: Nitroprusside AlternativesPharmacists must find good alternative therapeutic substitutions for sodium nitroprusside in the face of price gouging and drug shortages.
Amlodipine, marginal pupil dilation link explored in studyA calcium channel blocker may be associated with marginal pupil dilation, making it more likely that pupil-dilating devices will be needed during phacoemulsification.
Long-term use of CCBs may increase risk of breast cancerLong-term use of calcium-channel blockers (CCBs) may increase the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, but additional research is needed to confirm, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine, published online August 5.
Long-term use of CCBs may increase risk of breast cancerRisk is highest for post-menopausal women who have used calcium channel blockers for 10 years or more.