Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy

, Volume 7, Issue 6, pp 899–900 | Cite as

Study on antihypertensive efficacy of slow-release verapamil: Pharmacokinetic and noninvasive hemodynamic profile

  • Vito Vulpis
  • Teresa M. Seccia
  • Serafina Ricci
  • Pietro Nazzaro
  • Anna Pirrelli
Letter To The Editor
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Key Words

verapamil sustained release antihypertensive effect pharmacokinetics 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vito Vulpis
    • 1
  • Teresa M. Seccia
    • 1
  • Serafina Ricci
    • 1
  • Pietro Nazzaro
    • 1
  • Anna Pirrelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Patologia Speciale Medica e Metodologia ClinicaUniversità di BariBariItaly

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