Calcium Channel Blockers/Calcium Supplements
This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
When these two medicines are taken together, calcium may interfere with your calcium channel blocker.
What might happen:
A decrease in the beneficial effect of your calcium channel blocker may occur.
What you should do about this interaction:
If you experience an increase in blood pressure or chest pain, contact your doctor. It may be necessary to change you to a different medicine.Your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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