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Verpitos 80 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Verpitos Tablet

Verpitos 80 mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), heart-related chest pain (angina), and abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia). It relaxes blood vessels to lower blood pressure and thus reduces the workload of the heart.

Verpitos 80 mg Tablet also restores normal heart rhythm and maintains a steady heartbeat. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. This medicine should be taken regularly and should not be stopped before consulting your doctor. It may cause dizziness and decrease in blood pressure (hypotension) in some patients.

Uses of Verpitos Tablet

Verpitos Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

How to use Verpitos 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. Verpitos 80 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Verpitos Tablet works

Verpitos 80 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).

Verpitos Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Verpitos 80 mg Tablet Taking Verapamil with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Verpitos 80 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Verpitos 80 mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Verpitos 80 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Verpitos 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Verpitos 80 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Careful monitoring of the patient for any signs of overdosage is advisable.
Liver
CAUTION
Verpitos 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Verpitos 80 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not 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. 
  • It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Verpitos 80 mg Tablet as it may make the side effects worse.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Verpitos with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MINOR
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MINOR
Brand(s): Diadose
MINOR
Brand(s): Miglicon
MINOR

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Verpitos safe?

Yes. Verpitos 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 Verpitos cause weight changes, heartburn or leg cramps?

No, Verpitos is not known to affect your weight. If you notice any weight changes, please consult your doctor

Q. Does Verpitos affect heart rate?

One of the side-effects of Verpitos 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 Verpitos used for migraine headaches?

Yes, Verpitos can be useful for migraine headaches. But take Verpitos only if it is prescribed to you by your doctor

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