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does calcium channel blocker help with scleroderma

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possibly low protein: You are on appropriate therapy. The aim should be to use the arb (or acei) with other drugs in an effort to reduce proteinuria while controlling hyp ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
Depends on the type: There are 3 types of calcium channel blocker and they have their own unique side effects .The dihydropyridine group such as amlodipine causes shock li ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Olmesartan: Benicar (olmesartan) is not a calcium blocker it is an angiotensin receptor blocker.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Atacand (candesartan): Is an arb angiotensin receptor blocker.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Calcium : It is possible for a calcium blocker to cause palpitations.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Liberman
21 years experience Cardiology
Not recommended: It is not usual practice to be on duplicate medications within the same class.
A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Verapamil may be: All calcium channel blockers do to some extent. It depends on the dosage . As dosage goes up probability also increases. But in my experience verapami ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
Nothing: Calcium channel blockers are drugs that block entry of calcium ions into the cell which prevent generation of specific electrical current responsible ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Lee
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Bp monitoring: well you can buy an otc BP machine and check your blood pressure several times a week to see if your BP is normal or too low. The dose you are taking ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Get OFF drugs?: Diet, exercise, and wt loss can lower blood pressure, cholesterol, & blood sugar. If you attain normal body mass index, exercise regularly, and avoid ... Read More
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