Antihypertensive drugs and airway function, with special reference to calcium channel blockade.

Abstract

The treatment of hypertension in patients with airway dysfunction is a delicate problem. This article focuses on the airway effects of some antihypertensive drugs. Early on, the beta-adrenoceptor antagonists were shown to be hazardous in patients with asthma. Nonselective beta-blockers could induce severe asthma attacks and the bronchodilating effect of… (More)

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@article{Lfdahl1989AntihypertensiveDA, title={Antihypertensive drugs and airway function, with special reference to calcium channel blockade.}, author={Claes G{\"o}ran L{\"o}fdahl}, journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology}, year={1989}, volume={14 Suppl 10}, pages={S40-51; discussion S59-62} }