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Calaptin 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Calaptin 40 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Calaptin 40 mg Tablet

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Calaptin 40 mg Tablet
Calaptin 40 mg Tablet
Calaptin 40 mg Tablet
Calaptin 40 mg Tablet
Calaptin 40 mg Tablet
MRP
7.84
₹0.78/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Calaptin Tablet

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Uses of Calaptin Tablet

Calaptin 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina) and arrhythmias.
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Calaptin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Calaptin are Headache, Dizziness, Sinus inflammation, Flu-like symptoms, Infection, Sore throat, Peripheral edema.

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How to use Calaptin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Calaptin 40 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Calaptin Tablet works

Calaptin 40 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels, thereby widening the blood vessels and allowing more blood and oxygen to reach the heart. This reduces blood pressure and decreases the chances of angina (chest pain).

In Depth Information on Calaptin Tablet

Expert advice for Calaptin Tablet

  • 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 Calaptin 40 mg Tablet.
  • 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.
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Calaptin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Calaptin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Verapamil with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Calaptin 40 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Calaptin 40 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Calaptin 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Calaptin 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Calaptin 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Careful monitoring of the patient for any signs of overdosage is advisable.
Liver
CAUTION
Calaptin 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Calaptin 40 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Calaptin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Verapamil

Yes. Calaptin 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
No, Calaptin is not known to affect your weight. If you notice any weight changes, please consult your doctor
One of the side-effects of Calaptin 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)
Yes, Calaptin can be useful for migraine headaches. But take Calaptin only if it is prescribed to you by your doctor

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Calaptin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Calaptin with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron, Cordarone, Amipace
Calaptin with Aliskiren
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aliskiren: Rasilez
Calaptin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Calaptin with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Calaptin with Colchicine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Colchicine: Colochicine, Geton, Zycolchin, Colchicindon
Calaptin with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Calaptin with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Calaptin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron
Calaptin with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez
Calaptin with Felodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Felodipine: Plendil, Felogard
Calaptin with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz, Cilotab
Calaptin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Calaptin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Calaptin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Calaptin with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
Calaptin with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual
Calaptin with Silodosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silodonol, Silotime, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo, Silocap, Urief, Silofast
Calaptin with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Calaptin with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Calaptin with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress
Calaptin with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Calaptin with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip
Calaptin with Miglitol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Minerva, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Calaptin with Repaglinide
MINOR
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Calaptin with Nateglinide
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Calaptin with Acarbose
MINOR
Calaptin with Rosiglitazone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia, Rositus

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