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Poor circulation

Also known as Cool extremities

Poor circulation is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of poor circulation are peripheral arterial disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Other possible causes, such as heart failure, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with poor circulation often receive hematologic tests, radiographic imaging procedure, complete blood count, glucose measurement, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), electrocardiogram, kidney function tests and electrolytes panel .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with poor circulation include vitamin b 12, heparin, calcium carbonate, collagenase topical, amiodarone, enalapril / hydrochlorothiazide, dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine, tetrahydrocannabinol (marinol), ramelteon (rozerem), pentoxifylline, cyclosporine ophthalmic, cilostazol and cholecalciferol .

Vitamin B 12
$6
(28 days)
Heparin
$52
(7 days)
Calcium Carbonate
$5
(28 days)
Collagenase Topical

Amiodarone
$18
(28 days)
Tetrahydrocannabinol (Marinol)
$595
(28 days)
Ramelteon (Rozerem)
$128
(28 days)
Pentoxifylline
$18
(28 days)
Cyclosporine Ophthalmic

Cilostazol
$28
(28 days)
Cholecalciferol
$3
(21 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for poor circulation include age 75+ years age 60-74 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.9x
1-4 years
0.3x
5-14 years
0.5x
15-29 years
0.5x
30-44 years
0.6x
45-59 years
1.3x
60-74 years
2.0x
75+ years
1.6x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
0.6x
White
1.1x
Other
0.6x
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