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Calaptin 80mg

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SKU 1189
Generic For Calan
Generic Name Verapamil
Manufacturer HOECHST
Pack Size Qty Price Per Pill or Unit Price Cart
30 Tablet/s US$ 0.27 US$ 8.00
60 Tablet/s US$ 0.20 US$ 12.0025%US$ 16.00
90 Tablet/s US$ 0.18 US$ 16.0033%US$ 24.00
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Calaptin 80 mg (Verapamil) is used primarily for treating hypertension or high blood pressure, angina (chest pain), and certain heart rhythm disorders. Verapamil belongs to a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It functions by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels.

Do not use Verapamil (Calaptin) if you have a known allergy to it or if you have some serious heart conditions such as ‘sick sinus syndrome’ or ‘AV block’ (unless you have a pacemaker), hypotension (low blood pressure), or if you have recently had a heart attack. If you are taking Verapamil for hypertension, you may have to take it for the rest of your life. High blood pressure often doesn’t have any symptoms.

 

Before taking Verapamil, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs or have kidney disease, liver disease, congestive heart failure, or a nerve-muscle disorder such as myasthenia gravis or muscular dystrophy.

 

Many drugs can interact with Verapamil. Inform your doctor about any medication you may use, including prescription, OTC, vitamin, and herbal products. Never start a new medication without proper medical advice. Verapamil may impact your thinking capability and reflexes. Take extra care while driving or other activities requiring a high mental awareness and alertness.

 

This medicine may be just a part of the full line of treatment, including other medicines, diet restrictions, or exercises. Always follow your doctor’s directions carefully.

 

Verapamil is an FDA pregnancy category C drug. It is known whether this medicine can harm an unborn baby if taken during pregnancy. Verapamil can pass into breast milk and harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before taking Verapamil if these cases apply to you.

 

Avoid or limit intake of grapefruit and its products. Also, avoid alcohol, as alcohol can further decrease your blood pressure.

Some common side effects of Verapamil are reduced heart rate, dizziness, nausea, headache, or fatigue. However, if any of these side effects persist or deteriorate, or if you get serious side effects or allergic reactions like rash, itching, swelling of the face, tongue, or throat, breathing trouble, unusual fatigue, sudden or unexplained weight gain, severe dizziness, severe stomach or abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing of eyes and skin, persistent nausea or vomiting, seek medical attention immediately.
The side effects mentioned above are not the only ones you may experience or witness due to Verapamil. If you get any serious side effects due to this medication, contact your doctor right away.

Take Calaptin (Verapamil) strictly according to your doctor’s direction. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescription period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer to the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication. Verapamil can be taken with or without food.

 

Verapamil dosage may depend on factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition, among several other factors. Your doctor will determine your dosage after examining you properly. Remember to follow your doctor’s advice properly for the best results.

 

Always store this medicine in a cool and dry place.

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