Definition of nifedipine in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
A synthetic compound which acts as a calcium antagonist and is used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of cardiac and circulatory disorders.
- At latest follow-up, the patient was still on clonidine, metoprolol, nifedipine, cyclophosphamide, prednisone, and thalidomide.
- I discontinued her thiazide diuretic and substituted nifedipine.
- Treatment with long-acting nifedipine failed to lower her pressure, so atenolol, then hydrochlorothiazide, and finally lisinopril were added.
Definition of nifedipine in:
- US English dictionary
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