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What are the treatment options for variant angina?

Variant angina, like any severe chest pain, requires emergency medical treatment. If some underlying condition is causing your coronary artery spasm, treating the condition may help the angina. Medications, including nitrates and calcium channel blockers, may be used to prevent future episodes. In addition, lifestyle changes, such as quitting smoking or dietary changes, may be recommended.

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