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This study aimed to estimate the frequency of purpura and bleeding in patients on calcium channel blockers and to look for an association between calcium channel blocker therapy and petechiae due to capillary fragility induced by Hess test.
However, NSAIDs are to be avoided because of capillary fragility and increased bleeding risk.
Flavonoids consist of ginkgoflavone glycoside which are potent antioxidant that reduce capillary fragility.

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