DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS

Verapamil

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Verapamil uses


Verapamil information

Verapamil is classified under the drugs called calcium channel blockers. This medicine relaxes blood vessel, which makes it easier for the heart to pump, and reduces its workload.

Verapamil indications

This drug is indicated for the treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure, angina or chest pain. Verapamil also helps control some types of irregular heartbeats.

Verapamil warnings

Talk to your doctor before taking Verapamil Sorres Pharma. Tell your doctor if you have:

kidney disease

liver disease

sick sinus syndrome

aortic stenosis

heart failure

heart block

Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome

coronary artery disease

low blood pressure

muscular dystrophy

You may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment or you may not be able to take Verapamil if you have any of the conditions listed above.

It is not known whether this product would harm an unborn baby. Do not take Verapamil if you are pregnant or could become pregnant unless otherwise your doctor tells you to do so.

The medication is known to pass into breast milk and may affect a nursing infant. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding an infant.

Verapamil intake guidelines

The medicine is recommended that each dose be taken with a full glass of water. To lessen stomach upset, take Verapamil with food.

Take Verapamil at bedtime.

Do not crush, chew, or break Verapamil Sorres Pharma. Swallow it whole.

Do not be concerned if you find what looks like an undissolved tablet in your stool if you are taking Verapamil Sorres Pharma. This medication is formulated with an outer shell that does not dissolve, which allows the medicine to be released slowly into your body before it is passed out in the stool.

Verapamil dosage

The drug should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor or as directed on the package. Ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you if you do not understand these directions.

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Verapamil overdose

Seek immediate medical attention if symptoms of Cover-HS occur. Symptoms of a Verapamil overdose include the following:

dizziness

weakness

chest pain

shortness of breath

fainting

unusually fast or slow heartbeat

coma

slurred speech

confusion

Verapamil missed dose

Take the missed dose as soon as possible, and then take the rest of the day's doses at evenly spaced interval unless otherwise the doctor tells you to do so. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose missed and take only the next regularly scheduled dose as instructed.

Verapamil side effects

Seek doctor's advice if side effects of Verapamil occur or stop taking this medication and get urgent medical attention. Side effects of Verapamil include the following:swelling of the lips

swelling of the face

swelling of the tongue

hives

difficulty breathing

closing of the throat

shortness of breath

unusually fast or slow heartbeat

abnormal behavior or psychosis

yellowing of the skin or the eyes

swelling of the legs or the ankles

Other less serious side effects may also occur. Continue using Verapamil and stop using if the following may occur:

unusual headache

fatigue

tiredness

insomnia or sleeping disorder

vivid dreams

hair loss

nausea

diarrhea

increased urination

Side effects other than those listed in this medication guide may also occur. Talk to your doctor if side effects that seem unusual or especially bothersome occur.

Verapamil drug reactions

Talk to your doctor if you are taking any of the following before taking Verapamil Sorres Pharma:

cyclosporine

cinetidine

carbamazepine

lithium

theophylline

rifampin

phenobarbital

atorvastatin

proprenolol

digoxin

quinidine

disopyramide

captoril

enelapril

atenolol

flecainide

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Verapamil pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Verapamil available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.

Price
Apo-Verap 120 mg Tablet0.45 USD
Apo-Verap 80 mg Tablet0.29 USD
Apo-Verap Sr 120 mg Sustained-Release Tablet0.72 USD
Apo-Verap Sr 180 mg Sustained-Release Tablet0.69 USD
Apo-Verap Sr 240 mg Sustained-Release Tablet0.91 USD
Calan 120 mg tablet1.56 USD
Calan 40 mg tablet0.76 USD
Calan 80 mg tablet1.25 USD
Calan SR 120 mg Controlled Release Tabs2.27 USD
Calan SR 180 mg Controlled Release Tabs2.8 USD
Calan SR 240 mg Controlled Release Tabs3.15 USD
Calan sr 120 mg caplet2.13 USD
Calan sr 180 mg caplet2.7 USD
Calan sr 180 mg caplet sa1.46 USD
Calan sr 240 mg caplet3.09 USD
Calan sr 240 mg caplet sa1.77 USD
Capsules, Extended Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 100 mg
Capsules, Extended Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg
Capsules, Extended Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 180 mg
Capsules, Extended Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 200 mg
Capsules, Extended Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg
Capsules, Extended Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 300 mg
Capsules, Prolonged Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg
Capsules, Prolonged Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg
Capsules; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 40 mg
Covera-HS 180 mg 24 Hour tablet2.2 USD
Covera-HS 240 mg 24 Hour tablet3.09 USD
Covera-hs 180 mg tablet sa2.11 USD
Covera-hs 240 mg tablet sa2.97 USD
Dragee; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg
Dragee; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 40 mg
Dragee; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 80 mg
Injectable; Injection; Verapamil Hydrochloride 2.5 mg / ml
Isoptin SR 120 mg Controlled Release Tabs2.16 USD
Isoptin SR 180 mg Controlled Release Tabs2.74 USD
Isoptin SR 240 mg Controlled Release Tabs3.14 USD
Isoptin Sr 120 mg Sustained-Release Tablet1.34 USD
Isoptin Sr 180 mg Sustained-Release Tablet1.52 USD
Isoptin Sr 240 mg Sustained-Release Tablet2.03 USD
Isoptin sr 120 mg tablet2.29 USD
Isoptin sr 180 mg tablet2.9 USD
Isoptin sr 240 mg tablet3.32 USD
Mylan-Verapamil 120 mg Tablet0.45 USD
Mylan-Verapamil 80 mg Tablet0.29 USD
Mylan-Verapamil Sr 120 mg Sustained-Release Tablet0.72 USD
Mylan-Verapamil Sr 180 mg Sustained-Release Tablet0.69 USD
Mylan-Verapamil Sr 240 mg Sustained-Release Tablet0.91 USD
Novo-Veramil Sr 240 mg Sustained-Release Tablet0.91 USD
Nu-Verap 120 mg Tablet0.45 USD
Nu-Verap 80 mg Tablet0.29 USD
Pms-Verapamil Sr 240 mg Sustained-Release Tablet0.91 USD
Tablets, Extended Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg
Tablets, Extended Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 180 mg
Tablets, Extended Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg
Tablets, Film-Coated; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg
Tablets, Film-Coated; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg
Tablets, Film-Coated; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 40 mg
Tablets, Film-Coated; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 80 mg
Tablets, Prolonged Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg
Tablets, Prolonged Release; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg
Tablets, Retard; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg
Tablets, Retard; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg
Tablets; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg
Tablets; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 40 mg
Tablets; Oral; Verapamil Hydrochloride 80 mg
Verapamil 120 mg tablet0.39 USD
Verapamil 2.5 mg/ml vial1.18 USD
Verapamil 40 mg tablet0.28 USD
Verapamil 80 mg tablet0.31 USD
Verapamil HCl 120 mg tablet0.71 USD
Verapamil HCl 40 mg tablet0.29 USD
Verapamil HCl 80 mg tablet0.56 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 100 mg 24 Hour Capsule2.04 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 120 mg 24 Hour Capsule1.43 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 120 mg Controlled Release Tabs1.12 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 180 mg 24 Hour Capsule1.5 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 180 mg Controlled Release Tabs1.41 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 200 mg 24 Hour Capsule2.62 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 240 mg 24 Hour Capsule1.69 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 240 mg Controlled Release Tabs1.6 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 300 mg 24 Hour Capsule3.82 USD
Verapamil HCl CR 360 mg 24 Hour Capsule2.1 USD
Verapamil hcl powder3.24 USD
Verelan 120 mg cap pellet3.87 USD
Verelan 180 mg 24 Hour Capsule4.22 USD
Verelan 180 mg cap pellet4.06 USD
Verelan 240 mg 24 Hour Capsule4.76 USD
Verelan 240 mg cap pellet4.58 USD
Verelan 360 mg 24 Hour Capsule6.82 USD
Verelan 360 mg cap pellet6.73 USD
Verelan pm 100 mg cap pellet3.13 USD
Verelan pm 200 mg cap pellet4.04 USD
Verelan pm 300 mg cap pellet5.87 USD

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Verapamil destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Verapamil Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Verapamil pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."VERAPAMIL HYDROCHLORIDE TABLET [HERITAGE PHARMACEUTICALS INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "VERAPAMIL". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "VERAPAMIL". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0066... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Verapamil?

Depending on the reaction of the Verapamil after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Verapamil not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Verapamil addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sDrugs.com conducted a study on Verapamil, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Verapamil consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

One visitor reported doses

What is the dose of Verapamil drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sDrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 6-10mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
Visitors%
6-10mg1
100.0%

One visitor reported time for results

What is the time duration Verapamil drug must be taken for it to be effective or for it to reduce the symptoms?
Most chronic conditions need at least some time so the dose and the drug action gets adjusted to the body to get the desired effect. The stastistics say sDrugs.com website users needed 1 month to notice the result from using Verapamil drug. The time needed to show improvement in health condition after using the medicine Verapamil need not be same for all the users. It varies based on other factors.
Visitors%
1 month1
100.0%

Two visitors reported administration

The drugs are administered in various routes, like oral or injection form. They are administered before food or after food. How are you taking Verapamil drug, before food or after food?
Click here to find out how other users of our website are taking it. For any doubts or queries on how and when the medicine is administered, contact your health care provider immediately.
Visitors%
After food2
100.0%

Three visitors reported age

Visitors%
> 602
66.7%
< 11
33.3%

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