Raynaud's Disease Treatment
Treatment for Raynaud's disease includes avoiding smoke, avoiding exposure to cold, and medications. Treatment for severe Raynaud's disease may include surgery.
Treatment options for Raynaud's disease include:
- Do not smoke.
- Avoid exposure to cold.
- Dress warmly.
- Wear gloves.
- Calcium channel blocker medications for Raynaud's disease:
- Amlodipine (Norvasc)
- Diltiazem (Cardizem, Dilacor, Tiazac, Diltia XL)
- Felodipine (Plendil)
- Isradipine (DynaCirc)
- Nicardipine (Cardene)
- Nifedipine (Procardia, Adalat)
- Nimodipine (Nimotop)
- Nisoldipine (Sular)
- Verapamil (Isoptin, Calan, Verelan, Covera-HS)
- Serotonin reuptake inhibitor medications for Raynaud's disease:
- Angiotensin receptor agonists for Raynaud's disease:
- Endothelin inhibitor medications for Raynaud's disease:
- Vasodilators for Raynaud's disease:
- Surgery for Raynaud's disease
Raynaud's Disease Questions For Doctor
The following are some important questions to ask before and after the treatment of Raynaud's disease.
Questions to ask before treatment:
- What are my treatment options?
- Will I need surgery?
- What are the risks associated with treatment?
- What are the complications I should watch for?
- How long will I be on medication?
- What are the potential side effects of my medication?
- Does my medication interact with nonprescription medicines or supplements?
- Should I take my medication with food?
Questions to ask after treatment:
- Do I need to change my diet?
- Are there any medications or supplements I should avoid?
- What can I do to reduce symptoms of Raynaud's disease?
- What else can I do to reduce my risk for worsening Raynaud's disease?
- How often will I need to see my doctor for checkups?
- What local support and other resources are available?
Raynaud's Disease Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat Raynaud's disease:
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