Which medications in the drug class Calcium Channel Blockers are used in the treatment of Takayasu Arteritis?

Updated: Nov 14, 2018
  • Author: Jefferson R Roberts, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Calcium Channel Blockers

These drugs can be used to treat hypertension associated with arteritis. On occasion, combinations are required. Therapy can be individualized.

Nifedipine (Procardia)

Nifedipine is one of the more common channel blockers used for hypertension associated with arteritis.


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