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calcium channel blocker

A drug that blocks the entry of calcium into cells, thereby preventing cell dealth and loss of function caused by excess calcium. Calcium channel blockers are used primarily to lower blood pressure and to treat certain heart conditions and stroke, but are being studied as potential treatments for Alzheimer's disease.

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