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Are you familiar w. a fairly new Calcium Channel Blocker

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Are you familiar w. a fairly new Calcium Channel Blocker that has blood thinning properties? Begins with a "D". Been recommended for my A-Fib but want to know more about it.
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: Good. Still recovering from Spinal surgery (March). Erratic high B.P. & now A-Fib. On wireless monitor 3 mos. now; info transmitted to Cardiologist's office.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Maternal generations -- many died of strokes. Esp. women.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

diltiazem?