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Can calcium channel blockers cause excessive salivation?

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Dr. Bhanu Partap


Practicing since :2010

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Posted on Fri, 3 Aug 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Can calcium channel blocker cause excessive salivation
Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please refer to the detailed answer below

Detailed Answer:

After going through the medical details provided by you I would like to tell you that Calcium channel blockers is a vast group which includes multiple medicines and different medicines have different side effects.

As in particular I believe you are asking about Diltiazem so I would like to tell you that Excessive Salivation is not a side effect of Diltiazem.

Feel free to ask if you have any more doubts.

Kind regards
Dr Bhanu partap
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