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Is it harmful to take Angioprim if you don't have blocked arteries ?

Is it harmful to take Angioprim if you don t have blocked arteries and you think you do and would like to see if you feel better. I have symptoms that sound as if I do.I am 52, 5 6 and weigh 127lbs
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Welcome to HCM
Read your prob, angioprim is nothing but combination of essential aminoacid n protine. it helps is controlling blocking vassels. this is nutricious product, so it has no side effect. if you have or not blockage you can take it.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
As a prophylactic measure you can take Angioprim to prevent blockage of arteries.
Angioprim is powerful amino acids like Caysene,lyseine and Cysteine.
It is also powerful anti oxident property.
Ok and bye.
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Cardiologist Dr. Naresh Ruparelia's  Response
Hi well come to HCM.
It is emperical part of treatment on hypothesis based may or may not help you.It is
not time tested and used to prevent and dissolve plaques.Claims made seems to be on
very high side.How ever if you desire to try you may try and will not harm you even if
no blocks in arteries. Thanks
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  User's Response
The FDA has not approved Angioprim for medicinal purposes. That means it hasn't judged whether it works or not. so its difficult comment.

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Psychiatrist Dr. Alok Ranjan's  Response
Angioprim uses amino acids for its active ingredients as opposed to drug ingredients. This product has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, and the claims the makers of Angioprim make are unsubstantiated. Angioprim is said to have two side effects: Upset stomach and diarrhea.

The American Heart Association released a statement saying there is no literature or research to state chelation is effective for any medicinal purposes besides the treatment of heavy metal poisoning, as with lead.

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General & Family Physician Dr. Radhika Thyagaraju's  Response

angioprim is a drug given mainly to clear blocked arteries
it should be taken only if you have block in the arteries like in the feet if you feel u have symptoms like pale cold hands and feet.
if you have symptoms like pain etc of the body, breathless ness, greenish discolouration of limbs as angioprim is used to chelate calcium.
do not take it as it is a burden on your body.
consult your physician to rule out arterial diseases.
if symptoms worsen call your emergency number.
i hope i have answered your query.
wishing you good health.
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