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What is Verapamil

Verapamil, available under various brand name, is a medicine used for the treatment of hypertension, breast pain from inadequate blood flow to the heart, as well as supraventricular tachycardia. Verapamil belongs to a class of medicines known as calcium channel blockers. Verapamil acts by loosening up blood vessels so blood could stream much more easily. Verapamil may additionally lower your heart rate. You should take verapamil exactly as suggested by your doctor.You should not crush, chew, or break an ER tablet or capsule. Take it entire. If you have trouble swallowing an extended-release pill whole, ask your medical professional or pharmacist if it is safe for you to open the pill and also spray the medicine into a spoonful of applesauce making ingesting simpler. Ask for urgent clinical if you experience any one of these significant adverse effects: quick or sluggish heart rate; hives; problem breathing; tumefaction of your throat, lips, face, or tongue; sensation like you could pass out; high temperature, sore throat, as well as frustration with a serious blistering, peeling off, and red skin exanthema; agitated muscle motions in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck; sensation breathless, despite light exertion; nausea; tumefaction, fast weight gain;

Ordering Verapamil online

Buying Verapamil online at our website is simple and very quick. At the same time you should take your therapy carefully. If you have currently read the direction very carefully and you are sure this drug will eventially help you, constantly keep in mind to consult your doctor initially.

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Uses

Verapamil is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), angina (chest pain), and certain heart rhythm disorders. Verapamil is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels.

Verapamil inhibits voltage-dependent calcium channels. Specifically, its effect on L-type calcium channels in the heart causes a reduction in ionotropy and chronotropy, thus reducing heart rate and blood pressure. Verapamil's mechanism of effect in cluster headache is thought to be linked to its calcium-channel blocker effect, but which channel subtypes are involved is presently not known

How to take

Take Verapamil exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.

Do not crush, chew, break, or open an extended-release Verapamil tablet or capsule. Swallow it whole. Breaking or opening the Verapamil pill may cause too much of the drug to be released at one time.

Side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Verapamil: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • fast or slow heartbeats;
  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash;
  • restless muscle movements in your eyes, tongue, jaw, or neck;
  • feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion;
  • swelling, rapid weight gain; or
  • nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Less serious Verapamil side effects may include:

  • constipation, nausea;
  • skin rash or itching;
  • dizziness, headache, tired feeling; or
  • warmth, itching, redness, or tingly feeling under your skin.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.

Precautions

Verapamil may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.

You should not use Verapamil if you are allergic to it, or if you have certain serious heart conditions such as "sick sinus syndrome" or "AV block" (unless you have a pacemaker), low blood pressure, or if you have recently had a heart attack.

Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.

Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase certain side effects of Verapamil.

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with Generic verapamil and lead to potentially dangerous effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with your doctor.

Drug interactions

Many drugs can interact with Verapamil. Below is just a partial list. Tell your doctor if you are using:

  • buspirone (BuSpar);
  • cimetidine (Tagamet);
  • Generic Clonidine (Catapres, Clorpres, Kapvay, Nexiclon) or any other blood pressure medications;
  • cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune);
  • digoxin (digitalis, Lanoxin, Lanoxicaps);
  • lithium (Eskalith, LithoBid);
  • lovastatin (Mevacor, Advicor) or simvastatin (Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin);
  • theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24, Uniphyl);
  • an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E-Mycin, EryPed, E.E.S., Ery-Tab, Erythrocin), rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane, Rifater), or telithromycin (Ketek);
  • an antifungal medication such as fluconazole (Diflucan), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), or voriconazole (Vfend);
  • a beta-blocker such as atenolol (Tenormin), bisoprolol (Zebeta, Ziac), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol), propranolol (Inderal, InnoPran), sotalol (Betapace), timolol (Blocadren), and others;
  • cancer medicine such as cisplatin (Platinol), cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan, Neosar), doxorubicin (Adriamycin), paclitaxel (Taxol), procarbazine (Matulane), vincristine (Oncovin), or vinorelbine (Navelbine);
  • cholesterol-lowering drugs such as atorvastatin (Lipitor, Caduet), lovastatin (Mevacor, Altoprev, Advicor), or simvastatin (Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin, Juvisync)
  • a heart rhythm medication such as amiodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), disopyramide (Norpace), flecainide (Tambocor), or quinidine (Quin-G);
  • HIV/AIDS medicine such as Generic Atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), fosamprenavir (Lexiva), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), or ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra);
  • a sedative such as midazolam (Versed) or triazolam (Halcion); or
  • seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol) or phenobarbital (Solfoton).

This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Verapamil.

Missed dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Storage

Store Verapamil at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.