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Calcium channel blockers (CCBs) are a class of drugs that dilate the arteries, and are used for treating high blood pressure, abnormally rapid heart rhythms, pulmonary hypertension, Raynaud's syndrome, cardiomyopathy, and subarachnoid hemorrhage, and prevention of migraine headaches and angina. CCBs may also be prescribed after a heart attack. Examples of calcium channel blockers (CCBs) approved in the U. S. include: nisoldipine (Sular), nifedipine (Adalat, Procardia), nicardipine (Cardene), isradipine (Dynacirc), nimodipine (Nimotop), felodipine (Plendil), amlodipine (Norvasc), diltiazem (Cardizem), and verapamil (Calan, Isoptin).

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