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Nifedipine in medically refractory angina pectoris.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7029229     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Nifedipine was administered to 21 patients with angina pectoris which was refractory to conventional medication. In no case had coronary artery spasm been demonstrated. The condition of 13 patients (62%) improved with nifedipine, and eight patients (38%) had a long-term response. Nitrate-type side effects were reported by seven patients (33%), all of whom were being treated concurrently with isosorbide dinitrate. We conclude that nifedipine is a promising drug in the management of angina pectoris, even in the absence of documented coronary spasm.
N L Sammel; M F O'Rourke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Australia     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0025-729X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Aust.     Publication Date:  1981 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-01-28     Completed Date:  1982-01-28     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400714     Medline TA:  Med J Aust     Country:  AUSTRALIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  288-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / drug therapy*
Clinical Trials as Topic
Diastole / drug effects
Dizziness / chemically induced
Headache / chemically induced
Hemodynamics / drug effects
Middle Aged
Nifedipine / adverse effects,  pharmacology,  therapeutic use*
Pilot Projects
Pyridines / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Pyridines; 21829-25-4/Nifedipine

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