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Which of the following drug is used to treat Raynaud’s phenomena? (PNQ)



A ACEI

B Beta blocker

C Bosentan

D Alpha blocker

Ans. C Bosentan

Management

1. D – Penicillamine

2. Glucocorticoids

3. Hypertension, treated with drugs such as alpha – methyldopa, calcium channel blockers or ACEI, as these drugs may alleviate Raynaud’s phenomenon.

Beta – blockers are contraindicated in treating hypertension, as they may precipitate Raynaud’s phenomenon.

Recent Advances

Bosentan: It is a new drug (PNQ) being used for Raynaud’s phenomenon. It is a endothelin receptor antagonist

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