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Potassium Channel Blockers MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Potassium Channel Blockers
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.519.562.500
D27.505.954.411.645
Unique ID
D026902
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D026902
Scope Note
A class of drugs that act by inhibition of potassium efflux through cell membranes. Blockade of potassium channels prolongs the duration of ACTION POTENTIALS. They are used as ANTI-ARRHYTHMIA AGENTS and VASODILATOR AGENTS.
Entry Version
K CHANNEL BLOCK
Entry Term(s)
Channel Blockers, Potassium
Potassium Channel Blocker
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Ion Channels (1980-1988)
Potassium Channels/antagonists & inhibitors (1988-2001)
See Also
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Vasodilator Agents
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Potassium Channel Blockers Preferred
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