Those who are taking antihypertensive medication classes of calcium antagonists (calcium channel blockers) is not recommended to consume antibiotics because it can cause blood pressure to fall dramatically.
Calcium antagonist drug classes inhibits the entry of calcium into the cell and this will reduce the tendency of small arteries to constrict. Some of these class of drugs also slow the heart rate. Which is included as calcium antagonist is amlodipine, felodipin, nifedipine and diltiazem. (more…)