A 33-year-old male asked:
I'm rx'd a calcium channel blocker for svt. how (or) is the calcium part related to diet?
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Cardiology 55 years experience
Nothing: Calcium channel blockers are drugs that block entry of calcium ions into the cell which prevent generation of specific electrical current responsible for the arrhythmia . The calcium involve is an ion that naturally exist cellularly and has nothing to do with dietary calcium which circulates in the body bound to albumin
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