Calan SR

Active Ingredient(s): Verapamil
FDA Approved: * December 16, 1986
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Calan SR Overview

Verapamil, sold under various trade names,[1] is a medication used for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina (chest pain from not enough blood flow to the heart), and supraventricular tachycardia.[2] It may also be used for the prevention of migraines and cluster headaches.[3][4] It is given by mouth or by injection into a vein.[2] Common side effects include headache, low blood pressure, nausea, and consti...

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equivalent generic?

My mother has been on calan sr and wants to switch to the generic. The pharmacist gave her verapamil er. Are er (exended release) and sr (sustained release) equivalent? Shoule she have received verapamil sr? ## Yes, they are the same, though the Verapamil is a generic. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. How is she doing? Is she on any other medications?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Verapamil
  • Capsule, Delayed Release : 120mg, 180mg, 240mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 100mg, 120mg, 180mg, 200mg, 240mg, 300mg, 360mg
  • Injection: 2.5mg/ml
  • Solution: 10mg/4ml (2.5mg/ml), 5mg/2ml (2.5mg/ml)
  • Tablet: 120mg, 160mg, 40mg, 80mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 120mg, 180mg, 240mg, 40mg, 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Calan SR: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0025-1891 Calan Sr 240 mg Extended Release Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0025-1901 24 Hr Calan 120 mg Extended Release Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0025-1911 Calan Sr 180 mg Extended Release Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc

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