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Vasopten 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Vasopten 120 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Vasopten 120 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
14.03
₹1.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Vasopten Tablet

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Uses of Vasopten Tablet

Vasopten 120 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina) and arrhythmias.
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Vasopten Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Vasopten 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. Vasopten 120 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Vasopten Tablet works

Vasopten 120 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 Vasopten Tablet

Expert advice for Vasopten 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 Vasopten 120 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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Vasopten Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Vasopten Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Verapamil with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vasopten 120 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
Vasopten 120 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
Vasopten 120 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vasopten 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vasopten 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Careful monitoring of the patient for any signs of overdosage is advisable.
Liver
CAUTION
Vasopten 120 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vasopten 120 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Vasopten Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Verapamil

Yes. Vasopten 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, Vasopten is not known to affect your weight. If you notice any weight changes, please consult your doctor
One of the side-effects of Vasopten 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, Vasopten can be useful for migraine headaches. But take Vasopten only if it is prescribed to you by your doctor

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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

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