CALAPTIN 240MG TABLET SR

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Composition FOR CALAPTIN 240mg tablet sr

Verapamil(240mg)

food interaction for CALAPTIN tablet sr

alcohol interaction for CALAPTIN tablet sr

pregnancy interaction for CALAPTIN tablet sr

lactation interaction for CALAPTIN tablet sr

medicine interaction for CALAPTIN tablet sr

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Calaptin 240mg tablet sr with food.
Taking Verapamil with alcohol can cause minor side effects
UNSAFE
Calaptin 240mg tablet sr may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR CALAPTIN 240mg tablet sr

    Verapamil(240mg)

    Calaptin tablet sr uses

    Calaptin 240mg tablet sr is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure, chest pain (angina) and arrhythmias.

    How calaptin tablet sr works

    Calaptin 240mg tablet sr is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces blood pressure and abnormally fast heartbeat which lowers strain and oxygen requirement of the heart.

    Common side effects of calaptin tablet sr

    Headache, Nausea, Fatigue, Dizziness, Feeling of discomfort, Dyspepsia, Stomach pain, Peripheral edema, Constipation, Redness of skin, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk).

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR CALAPTIN 240MG TABLET SR

    Patients taking CALAPTIN 240MG TABLET SR

    • 71%
      Once A Day
    • 29%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR CALAPTIN tablet sr

    No substitutes found

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    Expert advice FOR CALAPTIN tablet sr

    • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
    • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
    • Inform your doctor if you have developed constipation during treatment with Verapamil.
    • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

    Frequently asked questions FOR CALAPTIN 240mg tablet sr

    Verapamil

    Q. Is verapamil safe?
    Yes. Verapamil is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
    Q. Can I take ibuprofen/aspirin/Benadryl/Tylenol with verapamil?
    Verapamil can be taken with ibuprofen/aspirin/paracetamol (Tylenol) or diphenhydramine (Benadryl) if prescribed by your doctor
    Q. Does verapamil cause weight changes, heartburn or leg cramps?
    No, Verapamil is not known to affect your weight. If you notice any weight changes, please consult your doctor
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    Q. Does verapamil affect heart rate?
    One of the side-effects of verapamil is slow heart rate. If you notice such symptoms, please consult your doctor
    Q. Is verapamil a beta blocker, statin, ant cholinergic, MOA inhibitor?
    No. Verapamil is not a beta blocker, statin, MOA inhibitor or anticholinergic. It is a calcium channel blocker. However, both the classes of drugs are used for managing high blood pressure and abnormal heart beats (arrhythmia)
    Q. Is verapamil used for migraine headaches?
    Yes, verapamil can be useful for migraine headaches. But take verapamil only if it is prescribed to you by your doctor

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)