Your patient has been diagnosed with Raynaud's Disease. They are asking you what medications they need to take to to help manage their condition. Which medications should you talk to the patient about? Select all that apply.

 

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- Vasodilators

- Analgesics

- Calcium channel blockers

- ACE inhibitors

- Antiseizure medication

Rationale

A patient with raynauds disease has vasospasms of the small arteries and arterioles of the hands. It is therapeutically managed with analgesics (for the pain), vasodilators (to increase blood flow) and calcium channel blockers (to decrease vasospasms). ACE inhibitors and antiseizure medications are not indicated.

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