Calcium Channel Blockers (CCBs) may increase hypotension (HoTN). Symptoms of HoTN include:
- blurred vision;
- dizziness or lightheadedness;
- fatigue; and
Avoid in patients with late-stage dementia.
- List of medications that may cause hypotension created by the TaperMD Team. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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