Raynaud Phenomenon (cont.)
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Raynaud's Phenomenon Medications
Medications that cause vasodilation help relax and widen the walls of the arteries; this can increase blood to the hands and feet. The following drugs have been used when an inadequate response to preventive treatment occurs. Calcium channel blockers, in particular nifedipine, are the most widely studied drugs for Raynaud's phenomenon and are considered to be the drug of choice if drug treatment is warranted.
Shabir Bhimji, MD
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