The evolving role of calcium channel blockers in the treatment of angina pectoris: focus on felodipine.

Calcium channel blockers are used extensively in the treatment of the three major anginal syndromes. In the treatment of Prinzmetal's angina, their antivasospastic properties account for their therapeutic effectiveness. Calcium channel blockers are drugs of first choice in this syndrome. In chronic stable angina, calcium channel blockers may be used as… CONTINUE READING