Calaptin - 80mg (Calan )

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Verapamil

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Calaptin - 80mg $4.6200New
US Brand Name Calan
Strength 80mg
Generic Name Verapamil
Manufacturer HOECHST
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

Calaptin – 80MG

This drug has a generic name Verapamil which belongs to a family of drugs called calcium channel blockers. This drug relaxes the muscle of your heart and blood vessels and helps you in the blood circulation. Verapamil is basically prescribed for the treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) and certain types of heart complications. This drug may be used for other purposes that are not listed here. It is sold under various trade names including Calan and Calaptin (made by HOECHST).  

 

Important information about Verapamil-

Prohibit the use of Verapamil (Calan and Calaptin), if you have any known allergy to it, or if you have certain conditions like ‘sick sinus syndrome’ or ‘AV Block’ (unless you have a pacemaker), hypotension (low blood pressure) or if you have had a heart attack recently. High blood pressure doesn’t have any outwardly signs. If you have not encountered any side effects or symptoms, you may have to take this medicine for the rest of your life. Before taking Verapamil, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs or if have serious kind of diseases like kidney disease, congestive heart failure, liver disease, or a nerve-muscle disorder such as myasthenia gravis or muscular dystrophy.   

It belongs to FDA pregnancy category C drug. It is not known whether this drug can harm an unborn baby if taken during the pregnancy time. Verapamil can pass into the breast milk and harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine in the above mentioned cases.


Before taking Verapamil

Before taking Verapamil (Calan and Calaptin), take care of all the precautions mentioned above. Discuss all the conditions with your doctor and clear all the doubts pertaining to this drug.

 

Dosage Information

Take the dosage strictly as per your doctor’s recommendation. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advices you to do so. Also, do not consider this medicine in use after the prescription period is over. All medications comes with a patient leaflet, you should refer the medicine label to get more information about the drug. Verapamil can be taken with or without food. Store the medicine in a cool or dry place.

 

Note: Verapamil dosage depends on lots of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition, your doctor may fix the dosage by examining you properly.  Strictly follow the dosage instruction prescribed by your doctor.

 

What if you miss a dose

If you miss a dose of Verapamil, take the dose as soon as you remember. Be aware to skip the dose if the next dose time is almost up. Taking multiple dose can lead to excess medicine in your body which might cause harmful conditions.  

 

What if you overdose

In case of overdose, get emergency medical help or call your doctor immediately. Overdose may result in slow or uneven heartbeat and fainting. 

 

Things to avoid

Verapamil may impact on your mental capabilities and reflexes. Take extra care while you are driving or doing activities which require high mental awareness. Avoid or limit the consumption of grapefruit made drinks and its products. Avoid or limit the consumption of alcohol while being treated with Verapamil.  Ask your doctor or physician about any restrictions while taking this medication.

 

Side Effects

Some of the common side effects caused by this medicine are dizziness, nausea, headache, fatigue, or reduced heart rate. If these effects persist or deteriorate, seek medical attention or contact your doctor immediately. Even, if you get any serious side effects including allergic reactions like rash, itching, swelling of face, tongue, or throat, or 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, call your doctor right away and get the medical attention immediately.

 

Interaction with other drugs

Many other drugs can interact with Verapamil. Inform your doctor in advance if you are having any of the following medicines and relevant products: OTC, vitamin, and herbal products, or drugs like busiprone, cimetidine, clonidine, cyclosporine, digoxin, lithium, lovastatin, theophylline, certain antibiotics like clarithomycin, erythromycin, or others, anti fungal medicines, beta blockers, cancer medicines, cholesterol lowering drugs, heart rhythm medicines, HIV drugs, sedatives, or seizure medicines. Never start taking a new medicine without your doctor’s advice.

 

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