Nifedipine relieves exercise‐exacerbated myalgias

Robert L. Sufit*, Henry A. Peters

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

8 Scopus citations


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
Issue number8
StatePublished - Oct 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


Dive into the research topics of 'Nifedipine relieves exercise‐exacerbated myalgias'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this