What is the role of diltiazem and verapamil in coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)?

Updated: Dec 21, 2017
  • Author: Eugene C Lin, MD; Chief Editor: Eugene C Lin, MD  more...
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Diltiazem or verapamil can also be used in patients in whom beta blockade is contraindicated, although these are less effective and result in more hypotension. [61] These drugs can also be used in combination with a very low dose of metoprolol.


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