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Calaptin 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Calaptin 40 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Calaptin 40 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Calaptin Tablet

Uses of Calaptin Tablet

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

Calaptin Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

  • Calaptin 40 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension).  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. 
  • Calaptin 40 mg Tablet slows down the heartbeat and allows the blood vessels in the body to relax.
  • It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Calaptin 40 mg Tablet as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking Calaptin 40 mg Tablet suddenly without talking to your doctor first.
  • This helps prevent angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease), certain abnormal heart rhythms, stroke and heart attack.
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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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Calaptin
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Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
It contains verapamil. Verapamil is used to treat high blood pressure, control angina (chest pain) and treat certain heart disorders. It is also used for prevention of migraine headache.
I am 25 week pregnent. My heart best is around 115 bpm. My gynecologist send me to cardiologist for checkup . Ecg and eco was done. Everything came out normal. But cardiologist advised to take calaptin twice daily till delivery.is it safe to take that? Is 115bpm heart beat is really a issue?
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
In case you do have a heart disease then it is a must to take the medicine during pregnancy. DO not worry not taking the medicine will not let the pregnancy continue, so hence it is advised to take it.

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Frequently asked questions about Calaptin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Verapamil

Q. Is Calaptin safe?
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
Q. Does Calaptin cause weight changes, heartburn or leg cramps?
No, Calaptin is not known to affect your weight. If you notice any weight changes, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Calaptin affect heart rate?
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)
Q. Is Calaptin used for migraine headaches?
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 Aliskiren
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aliskiren: Rasilez
Calaptin with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Pacenorm, Amiodon, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol
Calaptin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Calaptin with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nifedipine: Finidin, Calnif, Depicor, Calbloc, Calcigard, Nicardia, Nepin, Nefidipine, Cardipin, Depin
Calaptin with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Calaptin with Cilnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilnidipine: Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok, Bpcrush, Cilidus, Clindinol, Cindalin, Camco, Ciladoc, Clinidip
Calaptin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin
Calaptin with Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Amlodipine: Amom, Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod, Espin, Amcard, Esamlo, Amwa, S Amlort, Argopres
Calaptin with Cilostazol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Calaptin with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Calaptin with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Calaptin with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Calaptin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Calaptin with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Calaptin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec
Calaptin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Calaptin with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Caldip, Nimocer
Calaptin with Colchicine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Colchicine: Colochicine, Geton, Zycolchin, Colchicindon
Calaptin with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Teraban, Prostrin, Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin
Calaptin with Tamsulosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tamsulosin: Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin, Temsunir, Prostop, Eaziflo, Ubimax, Orijet, Tamlocept, Contiflo Icon
Calaptin with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard
Calaptin with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin
Calaptin with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Calaptin with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfuzee, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu
Calaptin with Silodosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silodonol, Sildosol, Silotime, Silorun, Avoprost, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo
Calaptin with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Calaptin with Rosiglitazone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia
Calaptin with Pioglitazone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Pioglitazone: Piobest, Piokind, Piofine, Piowa, Geoglit, Pio Q, Pioz, Betapride, Opam, Glitaris
Calaptin with Repaglinide
MINOR
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Reglide, Rapamon, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm
Calaptin with Acarbose
MINOR
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Calaptin with Nateglinide
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Calaptin with Voglibose
MINOR
Medicines with composition Voglibose: Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog, Sysvog, Genvog, Vogliford, Vogliboss, Zevog, Illuvog, Voglik
Calaptin with Miglitol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc, Minerva, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol
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