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Verapamil
(Generic alternative to Calan)

Manufacturer : Mylan
Formulation : Tablet

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What is Calan /Verapamil used for?

Calan is used for patients with high blood pressure, chest pain and other heart rhythm disorders. Calan relaxes the muscles of your heart and your blood vessels.

How should Calan /Verapamil be stored?

Keep Calan away from light and store at room temperatures.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Calan/Verapamil ?

Take Calan exactly as prescribed to your by your doctor. Consult your doctor with any questions or concerns you may have.

When should Calan /Verapamil not be taken?

If you have allergies to any ingredients listed on the label of this medication, you have low blood pressure, or serious heart disease, do not take Calan.

What precautions should I follow when taking Calan /Verapamil ?

Inform your doctor before commencing the use of this medication if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding, taking any other prescription or non-prescription medication, or have any other medical conditions. Also inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases, congestive heart failure, or a nerve muscle disorder. After taking Calan be careful during activities which require awareness, such as driving. Calan may impair your awareness and alertness.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Calan /Verapamil ?

For maximum effects, take Calan regularly. This medication may cause your blood pressure to decrease to abnormal levels. Dizziness and lightheadedness are not regular symptoms, and if experienced, you should inform your health care provider. Do not consume alcohol while using Calan as it may increase the side effects.

When should Calan /Verapamil not be taken?

Severe: quickened or slower heartbeats, fainting sensation, fever, sore throat, headache, rash, shortened breath, nausea, stomach ache, lack of appetite, jaundice

Common: nausea, constipation, rash, lightheadedness, exhaustion, strange sensations under your skin

Other: None.

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