Which medications in the drug class Vasoactive agents are used in the treatment of Systemic Sclerosis?

Updated: Apr 16, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Vasoactive agents

These agents are used to modify disease with its vasoactive actions.

Nifedipine (Adalat, Procardia)

Nifedipine relaxes coronary smooth muscle and causes coronary vasodilation, which, in turn, improves myocardial oxygen delivery. Sublingual administration generally is safe, despite theoretic concerns.

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