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What the heck is calcium channel blocker overdose really?

What the heck is calcium channel blocker overdose really?

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 more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Definition)

Diltiazem hydrochloride is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more


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Is atacand (candesartan) a calcium channel blocker?

Is atacand (candesartan) a calcium channel blocker?

No : Atacand (candesartan) is an angiotensin receptor blocker. Calcium channel blockers are drugs like amlodipine, Diltiazem or verapamil. ...Read more

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Which calcium channel blocker will lead to lessor (or no) perfipheral edema.?

Which calcium channel blocker will lead to lessor (or no) perfipheral edema.?

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 verapamil does less , but it may cause constipation. I prefer to use combinations. ...Read more

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I'm rx'd a calcium channel blocker for SVT. How (or) Is the calcium part related to diet?

I'm rx'd a calcium channel blocker for SVT. How (or) Is the calcium part related to diet?

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 ...Read more

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I am taking Calcium Channel Blocker- Eslo 2.5mg/day) since 2005. how to know if my HTN is over-treated?

 I am taking Calcium Channel Blocker- Eslo 2.5mg/day) since 2005.  how to know if my HTN is over-treated?

B/P and symptoms: Starting with the obvious, if your B/P is in a healthy range when checked and you feel fine, it's probably not being over-treated. On the other hand, if you feel weak, dizzy or lightheaded when you go from lying down to sitting or from sitting to standing (even if your resting B/P is in the normal range), this needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is lisinopril a calcium channel blocker?

Lisinopril : No it is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Tiazac (Definition)

Tiazac is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more