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Doctor insights on: Calcium Channel Blockers And Calcium Supplements

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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What are some calcium channel blockers?

What are some calcium channel blockers?

Too many: There are too numerous to mention...Would suggest a simple google search. ...Read more

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Why can calcium channel blockers cause itching?

Why can calcium channel blockers cause itching?

Itching weth CCBs: You can get allergic reaction with rash and itching with any medicine.So some people who are allergic to ccbs, can get rash and itching as they are allrgic to the medicine. ...Read more

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What are the means by which calcium channel blockers work?

What are the means by which calcium channel blockers work?

Ca blockers: They block the channel which gets calcium into cells so that the calcium needed for smooth muscle function is blocked resulting in decreased vascular resistance. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lang
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Calcium Supplements (Definition)

Typically babies get plenty of calcium from breast milk or formula. Whenever they don't, for instance for babies with galactosemia, calcium supplementation is important to support ...Read more