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Raynaud Phenomenon Topic Guide

Raynaud Phenomenon Raynaud Phenomenon:

Raynaud's phenomenon is a blood vessel issue. The smooth muscle in the walls of arteries contract, causing "vasospasms" of the small vessels that supply blood to the extremities.

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Raynaud Phenomenon Topic Guide - Visuals

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Raynaud Phenomenon Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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phenoxybenzamine Phenoxybenzamine

Phenoxybenzamine lowers blood pressure...learn more »

amlodipine Amlodipine

Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that dilates (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow...learn more »

nitroglycerin (topical) Nitroglycerin (topical)

Nitroglycerin is in a group of drugs called nitrates. Nitroglycerin dilates (widens) blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow through them and easie...learn more »

bleomycin Bleomycin

Bleomycin is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »

prazosin Prazosin

Prazosin is in a group of drugs called alpha-adrenergic (AL-fa ad-ren-ER-jik) blockers. Prazosin relaxes your veins and arteries so that blood can more easil...learn more »

nifedipine Nifedipine

Nifedipine is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels...learn more »

verapamil (oral) Verapamil (oral)

Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels...learn more »

diltiazem Diltiazem

Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels...learn more »