The effect of felodipine on cold-induced digital vasospasm.

Abstract

Felodipine, a calcium antagonist with pronounced vascular selectivity, was given to 10 patients with cold-induced, digital vasospasm. Placebo and increasing doses of felodipine (2.5, 5, and 10 mg b.i.d.) were given for 2 weeks each. There was a significant decrease in systemic, but not in digital, blood pressure and a significant increase in heart rate… (More)

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