November 5, 2020

Calcium antagonist

Synthetic Ca2+ channel blockers are extensively used as anti-hypertensive agents. It is hypothesised that when administered in combination synthetic Ca2+ channel blockers and Mg are synergistic in the treatment of hypertension. 1

  1. Touyz RM. Magnesium supplementation as an adjuvant to synthetic calcium channel antagonists in the treatment of hypertension. Med Hypotheses. 1991 Oct;36(2):140-1. doi: 10.1016/0306-9877(91)90256-x. PMID: 1664038. –