Calan

Active Ingredient(s): Verapamil
FDA Approved: * March 30, 1984
Pharm Company: * GD SEARLE LLC
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 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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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verapamil

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calan sr vs verapamil

I have been taking Calan SR pills to control my heart palpitations for 10 years. I am being forced to move to the genetic Verapamil SR. I have a mitro valve prolapse. I have tried to use this generic before but it does not control by palpitations. What are the best manufacturers for this drug? Is there a different generic I can take that would help me? Thanks to all that answer

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Yellow Oblong Tablet Markings Cal An

I am wondering what this tablets of medication are Yellow Oblong Tablet Markings Cal An on one side SR 240 on the other they are scored in the middle ## Hi Susan, The pill you are describing is identified as Calan SR (240 mg). The active ingredient in this pill is verapamil; which is used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, and most recently, cluster headaches (migraines). To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... I hope this helps!

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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: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0025-1851 Calan 80 mg Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0025-1861 Calan 120 mg Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc

Other drugs which contain Verapamil or a similar ingredient: (9 results)

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