β-Blockers and Calcium Antagonists in Angina Pectoris

@article{Dargie2012BlockersAC,
  title={β-Blockers and Calcium Antagonists in Angina Pectoris},
  author={Prof. H. J. Dargie},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2012},
  volume={35},
  pages={44-50}
}
In coronary heart disease, β -blockers are beneficial because they limit the increase in heart rate and blood pressure during exercise, and calcium antagonists are useful because they reduce myocardial oxygen demand. Many different pharmacological combinations of a β -blocker and a calcium antagonist are possible, and β-blockade may ameliorate reflex… CONTINUE READING