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How does nisoldipine treat high blood pressure?

Nisoldipine belongs to a class of medicines called calcium channel blockers. It treats high blood pressure (hypertension) by stopping the normal effect of calcium on the blood vessels, which is to cause them to constrict (narrow). The medicine helps to relax and widen the blood vessels so the heart does not have to work as hard to pump blood throughout the body. The helps lower blood pressure.

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