Vasopten 40mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Vasopten 40mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Vasopten Tablet

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Uses of Vasopten Tablet

Vasopten 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina) and arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Vasopten Tablet

Common

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).

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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. It is better to take Vasopten 40mg Tablet with food.

How Vasopten Tablet works

Vasopten 40mg tablet 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.

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.
  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Vasopten 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Verapamil with alcohol can cause minor side effects
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vasopten 40mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Vasopten 40mg 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.
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Driving
Vasopten 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Vasopten 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vasopten 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Careful monitoring of the patient for any signs of overdosage is advisable.
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Liver
CAUTION
Vasopten 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vasopten 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Eurythmic 150mg Injection, Amlo 5mg Tablet, Stamlo 2.5mg Tablet, Amlogard 10mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Vasopten 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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
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