Chronic stable angina: comparison of verapamil and propranolol.

  title={Chronic stable angina: comparison of verapamil and propranolol.},
  author={E Southall and N R Nutt and Roderic D Thomas},
  journal={The Journal of international medical research},
  volume={10 5},
The effect of verapamil 120 mg t.d.s. was compared with propranolol 160 mg b.d. in the treatment of stable angina pectoris. Nineteen patients were studied in a randomized, double-blind, crossover trial, using patient diaries, exercise-testing and ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring. Both drugs were given for 1 month. On average the number of attacks of angina was reduced equally by verapamil and propranolol. The degree of electrocardiographic evidence of myocardial ischaemia was… CONTINUE READING