nifedipine

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nifedipine (naɪˈfɛdɪpiːn)
 
n
med a calcium-channel blocker used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and heart failure

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nifedipine ni·fed·i·pine (nī-fěd'ə-pēn')
n.
A coronary vasodilator and calcium-channel blocking agent that reduces calcium ions available to heart and smooth muscle, used in the treatment of angina pectoris.

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