Since their introduction, calcium channel blockers gained wide use in the treatment in various fields of medicine. Calcium channel blockers were shown to inhibit contractions of the pregnant and nonpregnant uterus, and lately their properties have made it, theoretically, an ideal candidate for the use in severe pregnancy-induced hypertension: it is effective in lowering blood pressure, has a fast and long-standing action, may be conveniently administered via the oral route, and it is not associated with serious side effects.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology|
|State||Published - Dec 1990|
- Calcium channel blocker
- Pregnancy induced hypertension
- Premature contraction