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We compared the effects of abrupt cessation of nifedipine and isosorbide dinitrate therapy in patients with stable angina pectoris. Eighteen males were studied. Each patient received isosorbide dinitrate and nifedipine continuously for 5 weeks by randomised cross-over technique. Exercise treadmill tests were performed before each treatment period, at the… (More)
We investigated the effect of abrupt cessation of nifedipine after regular administration (20 mg, four times daily) for 5 weeks in seven patients with stable angina pectoris. A rebound decrease in exercise tolerance and increase of exercise-induced myocardial ischaemia were registered on the first day of nifedipine withdrawal.
OBJECTIVE To examine by Holter electrocardiographic monitoring the effect of abruptly stopping nitrate treatment in patients with stable angina pectoris. PATIENTS 12 men with confirmed ischaemic heart disease and stable exertional class 3 angina (Canadian). All had episodes of horizontal or down sloping ST segment depression during 24 hour… (More)