Which medications in the drug class Vasodilators are used in the treatment of Esophageal Motility Disorders?

Updated: Dec 29, 2017
  • Author: Eric A Gaumnitz, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Vasodilators

Used for smooth muscle relaxation effects.

Isosorbide dinitrate (Isordil, Dilatrate-SR)

Relaxes smooth muscles, including those of the LES and esophageal body.

Nitroglycerin sublingual (Nitro-Bid, Deponit, Nitro-Dur)

Relaxes smooth muscle all over the body, including those of the LES and esophageal body.


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