Is verapamil a better magnesium agonist rather than a calcium antagonist? A hypothesis?

Abstract

Mg and verapamil have similar effects on the cardiovascular system. Both the agents have been successfully used for the treatment of hypertension and protection of the ischaemic myocardium. The exact mechanism of action of calcium blocking drugs including verapamil is unknown. It is proposed that verapamil stimulates the Mg-carrying transport system and Mg… (More)

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@article{Singh1987IsVA, title={Is verapamil a better magnesium agonist rather than a calcium antagonist? A hypothesis?}, author={R K Bikramjeet Singh}, journal={Medical hypotheses}, year={1987}, volume={24 1}, pages={1-9} }