My doctor diagnosed me with calcium channel blocker overdose. Just checking - what's the best treatment.?
Stop them. Don't take anymore. If he sent you home must not be too bad. S.O just holding off should be ok. Otherwise is treated in the hospital with observation +/- calcium supplementation.
Lower the dose! Your dr may have noted a side effect from your current dose which may improve by lowering the dose or switching to a different class of anti-hypertensive if you are having an adverse reaction to an average dose.
Mctd tachycardia upon excursion and flushing. Doc putting me on calcium channel blocker till I see rhuemy. EKG &stress normal. I need a second opinion?
Tachycardia & CTD. Connective tissue disease can be associated with cardiovascular disease. I would recommend doing echo, stress test and Heart monitor. The connective tissue disease needs to be under good control. Calcium channel blocker and beta blocker can work here and increase fluid intake and avoid caffeine. Read more...
Will calcium channel blocker overdose (accidentally took 2 days' pills) stop me from going on my vacation?
No. This is a minimal over dose and not really at a level that will affect your health of vacation. Continue with your regular dose of medications in the future and enjoy your trip. Read more...
For crest patients with severe raynauds, which calcium channel blocker is best for those with GI motility problems and urinary retention?
Raynaud's. In a recent study by the raynaud's treatment study investigators, sustained-release Nifedipine reduced attack frequency by approximately 60% and was well tolerated. This has minimal GI side effects. If you have GI motility problems try Cisapride via consulting your physician. Read more...