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channel

(Avenue), noun arrangement, conduit, course, duct, expedient, facility, forum, instrument, means, medium, method, mode, outlet, passage, path, procedure, process, scheme, set up, strategy, tool, way

channel

(Navigable water), noun body of water, canal, gully, moat, navigable river, navigable stream, stream, trench, trough, water, waterway
Associated concepts: navigable waters of the United States, Navigation Acts
See also: avenue, facility, forum, instrument, instrumentality, medium, outlet, tool
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As their name suggests, calcium channel blockers work by blocking or reducing the amount of calcium that enters the walls of your arteries.
None of the 60 hypertensive patients included in our study who were only on amlodipine, a calcium channel blocker, had any history suggestive of or examination findings suggestive of spontaneous bleeding or occurrence of purpura.
In addition to the lipid sink theory, Ozcan and co-investigators have proposed another theoretical mechanism of action by which Intralipid provides a substrate for increased fatty acid uptake for metabolism counteracting any inhibition of fatty acid transport by lipophilic toxins, such as local anesthetics and calcium channel blockers.
But during sleep, calcium channel activity is increased, keeping a slow rhythm that is different from patterns found during wakefulness.
Methanol extract from the fruits of Ammi visnaga showed significant calcium channel blocking activity.
16 patients with calcium channel blocker or beta blocker intoxication among 590 intoxication patients followed up in our pediatric intensive care unit between january 2011 and July 2012 were included in the study.
1) The practice bulletin also confirms Level A evidence for the use of beta-agonists, calcium channel blockers, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for short- term tocolysis, effectively summarizing current clinical practice and agreeing with the conclusions of Haas and colleagues.
Glucagon is considered as the first line in treatment of b blocker toxicity and it also has a major role in calcium channel blocker poisoning5.
In summary, this study showed that nimodipine (voltage-dependent calcium channel antagonist type L) decreased clonic and tonic seizures from Primphos in mice is probably the main mechanism anticonvulsant related to block calcium channels and reduce calcium flow within neurons.
Kaplan noted that a British meta-analysis of 46 randomized trials comparing each of the five major classes of antihypertensive drugs with any other class showed that all of the classes were similarly effective in preventing both coronary disease events and strokes, with one exception: calcium channel blockers had a significantly greater preventive effect on stroke than other agents.
If you have high blood pressure, chances are your doctor has prescribed either an ACE inhibitor or a calcium channel blocker.

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