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Calcium Channel Blocker
Too much..: Taking too much calcium chamber blockers such as amlodipine, Diltiazem or verapamil. Overdosing can cause low blood pressure sometimes to dangerous levels. Also Diltiazem and verapamil overdosing can cause very low heart beats. Not a good idea to overdose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few: Cardiazam. Amlodepine nefedepine verapamil.Get a more detailed answer ›
If I use this calcium channel blocker and anticholesterol drug, and work on my diet, exercise and lose weight can I eventually get all drugs?
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 salt, you might be able to reduce or even stop some or all of your medications. But everyone is different and you should work with your doctor. ...Read more
I'm on warfarin and flecainide. Why should flecainide should always be used in conjunction with a beta blocker or a calcium channel blocker?
Which calcium channel blocker is most effective for severe raynauds, digital ischemia and exercise-induced pulmonary hypertension? I take 7.5 mg amlodipine but now wondering if diltiazem was better.
Unsure. But: You can always try and see which one works best for you, with the support of you doc. There are many issues that vary the results among different calcium blockers including different absorption and metabolism from a patient to another. We usually use amlodipine but you can tell better if Diltiazem feels more effective for you. Would discuss with my doc regarding a possible switch trial. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to treat ankle edema as a side effect of amlodipine plus if the hypertensive pt.Had been changed frm ACE inhibitor to a calcium channel blocker?
If I am taking a calcium channel blocker, should I not be taking a calcium supplement? I am 52, concerned about bone health. Other med for arrythmia.
Ca channel blockers: There is no such contraindication.Get a more detailed answer ›
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