Perhexiline

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perhexiline

(Science: chemical) 2-(2,2-dicyclohexylethyl)piperidine. Coronary vasodilator used especially for angina of effort. It may cause neuropathy and hepatitis.

Pharmacological action: calcium channel blockers, cardiovascular agents, vasodilator agents.

Chemical name: Piperidine, 2-(2,2-dicyclohexylethyl)-