Nifedipine relieves exercise‐exacerbated myalgias

Robert L. Sufit*, Henry A. Peters

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Three women with exercise‐exacerbated myalgias refractory to usual medications are described who responded favorably when the calcium channel blocker, nifedipine, was administered. The side effects were dose‐related and prevented complete resolution of the symptoms. Three potential mechanisms of action are suggested for these effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)647-649
Number of pages3
JournalMuscle & Nerve
Volume7
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Physiology (medical)

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