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Calcium channel blockers affect cognitive function in older people

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7213.806b (Published 25 September 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:806
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    Declines in cognitive function were significantly greater among elderly people using calcium channel blockers than among those using other antihypertensive agents, according to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (1999;161:501-6).

    The study found that people using calcium channel blockers had a greater mean decline …

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