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Difference of Verapamil & Diltiazem? Does Diltiazem cause more Vasodilation? "an intermediate class between phenylalkylamine and dihydropyridines"???

Difference of Verapamil & Diltiazem? Does Diltiazem cause more Vasodilation? "an intermediate class between phenylalkylamine and dihydropyridines"???

Too many individual: response variables; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcium_channel_blocker offers reasonable overview. Yet, be aware: all the calcium channel blockers, except amlodipine (neutral), in observational databases, ?mortality. Best outcomes & lowest mortality rates: optimize NMR lipoproteins, HbA1c = 5.0%, ACE inhibitors (Aceon/Altace) or ARBs combined with carvedilol, carefully adjusted to responses. ...Read more

Vasodilation (Definition)

Vasodilation refers to the widening of blood vessels. It results from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls, particularly in the large veins, large arteries, and smaller arterioles. The process is essentially the opposite of vasoconstriction, which is the ...Read more


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Does vitamin b1 100mg(thiamine) or B12 1000ug cause any vasodilation?

Does vitamin b1 100mg(thiamine) or B12 1000ug cause any vasodilation?

No evidence of it: There is no evidence that any of these causes significant vasodilation. ...Read more

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How could a medication that causes vasodilation affect a patients response to iv?

How could a medication that causes vasodilation affect a patients response to iv?

?: Do you mean inserting an IV? There would be no effect because medicines that vasodilate tend to work on arterioles, not superficial veins. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause vasodilation?

Can anxiety cause vasodilation?

Generally the: Opposite...Vasoconstriction but as in everything there are paradoxes. ...Read more

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Does hypoxia cause vasoconstriction or vasodilation?

Does hypoxia cause vasoconstriction or vasodilation?

Vasoconstriction: Low oxygen cause blood vessels to constrict.The body is trying to use whatever oxygen is available to maintain critical body functions and constrict blood flow to others. ...Read more

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Does alcohol actually thin the blood or just cause vasodilation?

Does alcohol actually thin the blood or just cause vasodilation?

Alcohol: Alcohol is not a blood thinner- it cause vasodilation.However if you drink significant amount, significant liver impairment/ liver failure/cirrhosis can happen. Besides, alcohol can affect the bone marrow and decease production of blood cells-inc platelet. Spleen enlargement can happen compensating to liver failure. Your risk for bleeding will be high when u have liver failure & low platelet level. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause vasodilation of veins?

No...: Anxiety is usually associated with higher levels of adrenaline like hormones which typically cause constriction of vessels. Prolonged hyperventilation which can be associated with anxiety, can cause changes in ph, calcium and potassium levels which may alter these responses. Veins are much less affected by these changes. ...Read more