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What is the treatment for raynaud's phenomenon?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Warmth and CA-block
Keeping hands warm and dry is the thing everyone should do.
I think in terms of drug prophylaxis or for diminution in severity of the raynaud's, calcium channel blockers are the best therapeutic option. I favor Diltiazem over verapamil (less constipation and slowing of heart rate), and over Nifedipine and amlodipine (less edema). However, all are fine and work. Others may use nitroglycerine paste.

In brief: Warmth and CA-block
Keeping hands warm and dry is the thing everyone should do.
I think in terms of drug prophylaxis or for diminution in severity of the raynaud's, calcium channel blockers are the best therapeutic option. I favor Diltiazem over verapamil (less constipation and slowing of heart rate), and over Nifedipine and amlodipine (less edema). However, all are fine and work. Others may use nitroglycerine paste.
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