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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.
Current as of: April 29, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine & Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
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