Verapamil

Category: Blood Pressure



Verapamil Overview

Verapamil, sold under various trade names,[1] is a calcium channel blocker medication used for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina (chest pain from not enough blood flow to the heart), and supraventricular tachycardia.[7] It may also be used for the prevention of migraines and cluster headaches.[8][9] It is given by mouth or by injection into a vein.[7] Common side effects include headache, low blood pres...

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Actavis Verapamil 40 mg

Does Actavis still make Verapamil / Calan in 40mg tablets?

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FERRIC OXIDE RED in Brn Verapamil from Glen vs Bl from Mylan

I have been taking the Blue oblong tab 180mg from Mylan, I think, for years with no problem (for chronic migraine relief). One time, some years ago, I received a brown tablet and took it back because it did not work and I got a terrible 3 day long migraine attack. I did some research and found out it was because of the dye in it making it brown. So my pharmacist got me the Blue ones and kept them in stock for me. I have moved and recently filled them via mail order pharmacy and they arrived yesterday....brown from Glenmark. Why do the brown ones make me sick and the blue ones work for me just fine? I will need to call the mail order pharmacy and see what I can do about sending these back and getting them filled at a local pharmacy in hopes of getting the blue ones. ## The best thing to ...

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verapamil difference between SR and ER

I am taking verapamil SR 240mg. A lot of drug plans only offer it as ER. What's the difference? ## There is no difference, they are both just abbreviations that denote it as being a time released formulation. ER= extended release SR= sustained release You may also see it denoted with the abbreviations: XR = extended release and CR = controlled release. However, as I said, they all mean the same thing. Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker used to treat hypertension, angina and other cardiovascular problems. Common side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Read more: Are there any questions or comments? ## There is a difference between verapamil ER and SR. One is taken once a day and the other is meant to be taken twice a day. That is what the pharmacis...

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Verapamil by Caraco Availability

I have Medicare and AARP to cover the cost of my Rx, but need help locating a pharmacy that carries the medication Verapamil made by "Caraco". I presently am taking Verapamil er 180 mg at night, mfg by Caraco and I have tried other brands/generics with too many side effects. ## Unfortunately, there is no directory of what pharmacy carries a product from any given manufacturer that anyone can refer to for you. However, if you can post back with your general location, someone might be able to recommend a pharmacy in your area. As to any other options, the only thing you can really do is ask at your various local pharmacies, if they don't have it in stock, one might be able to order it in for you. Verapamil is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac...

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A45 Pink And Blue Capsule

Pleased let me know if this drug is given for gum disease...also are there any problems if you take it with Verapamil for Asthma.... ## The capsule with the A45 marking contains 500mgs of Amoxicillin, it is an antibiotic that's used to treat various types of infections. Learn more Amoxicillin details here. And there are no interactions or problems listed between it and Verapamil, but you should check with your doctor, or pharmacist to be certain. However, Verapamil isn't used to treat asthma, it is a cardiac and blood pressure medication. Learn more Verapamil details here. Are you sure it was prescribed for asthma? ## if it is a antibiotic, then its for infections, dentists use them alot for people who have a infected tooth with swelling. ## What is "A45" pink and blue c...

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Verapamil Er 240 Mg Capsule Colors

what color are the Veramil ER 24 by Watson Manufacturer? ## color of Verapamil er 240 capsules? ## The 240mg sustained release Verapamil capsules manufactured by Watson Pharmaceuticals should be dark blue and yellow, with the marking 60275/240mg on them. If this doesn't match yours, please post back with the markings from it and I can check for you to discover what it contains. Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker that is commonly used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions. It can cause side effects, such as: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## i received a new prescription of Verapamil 240 mg it is now a brown oblong bill with G74 on it i am afraid that i received the wrong medicine ## Chris, the same ...

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verapamil er 180mg

Please tell me what verapamil er is used for and the side effects of using this drug? I entered the name of the medicine. What is the wrong word that i used? ## Hello, Citygirl! How are you? Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, dry cough and hypotension. As to the word, it's entering the letters that you see in the little box, it's used to prevent spam on the site. All you need to do is enter exactly what you see in there and your post will submit. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have been taking verapamil for 1 year and have been getting muscular aches that are so bad I have trouble getting out ...

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Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania

I have recently been diagnosed with Chronic Paroxysmal Hemicrania i am currently taking both difen and verapamil. Does anybody know whether certain foods can trigger these headaches? ## No, research hasn't shown any specific causes or triggers associated with these headaches. Some people who get migraines, sometimes have certain food triggers, but this has never been shown with these. My suggestion would be to just pay attention to what you eat and drink and see for yourself if something triggers them. Such triggers are usually unique to the person, anyway. Where I get headaches from beer, you may not and while chocolate doesn't bother me, it may trigger them in you. CPH is usually treated with the NSAIDs, like the Dicolfenac in the Difen and the calcium channel blockers, Verapa...

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Verapamil Er - Capsule vs. Tablet

Pharmacy has changed my RX from a capsule to tablet (with approval from Dr.) Dosage is the same 240 and both are XR. Pharmacy says they can't get capsules any more, only tablets. Since the change-over (about 2 -3 months ago) my blood pressure has been inching back up and now soldily back in the "high blood pressure" readings. Doctor has temporarily increased my dosage of lisinopril (I take both) but wants my primary care to do a complete work up. Has anyone else had problems with tablet form not working? (Capsule worked for at least 2 years or more the change is only since switch to tablet.) My symptoms with uncontrolled high blood pressure include severe headaches and double vision. It is my top number (systolic?) that is increasing from 80s range to avg 150 and up. (I am f...

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aprovil

drug ## Is aprovil a good drug for controlling high blood pressure? If so, how does compare too verapamil ## Aprovel contains the active ingredient Irbesartan, which is used to treat high blood pressure, stroke, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, stomach, pain, and hypotension. Verapamil is a different medication, but it is used to treat similar medical conditions. Overall, it really depends on what works best for the patient in question. How is this medication working for you?

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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 Verapamil: (262 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-3043 Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-3044 Verapamil Hydrochloride 180 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-3045 Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0172-4280 Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg Extended Release Tablet by Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0172-4285 Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0172-4286 Verapamil Hydrochloride 180 mg Extended Release Tablet by Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0378-0512 Verapamil Hydrochloride 80 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0772 Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-1411 Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2120 Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-2180 Verapamil Hydrochloride 180 mg Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6201 Verapamil Hydrochloride 100 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6202 Verapamil Hydrochloride 200 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6203 Verapamil Hydrochloride 300 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6320 Verapamil Hydrochloride 120 mg 24hr Extended Release Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6380 Verapamil Hydrochloride 180 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-6440 Verapamil Hydrochloride 240 mg 24hr Extended Release Capsule by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0409-1144 Verapamil Hydrochloride 2.5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-4011 Verapamil Hydrochloride 2.5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-9633 Verapamil Hydrochloride 2.5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
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Other drugs which contain Verapamil or a similar ingredient: (9 results)

Related Verapamil Topics:

verapamil difference between SR and ER
I am taking verapamil SR 240mg. A lot of drug plans only offer it as ER. What's the difference? ## There is no diffe... 27 replies
Verapamil Er - Capsule vs. Tablet
Pharmacy has changed my RX from a capsule to tablet (with approval from Dr.) Dosage is the same 240 and both are XR. Pha... 23 replies
Verapamil Er 240 Mg Capsule Colors
what color are the Veramil ER 24 by Watson Manufacturer? ## color of Verapamil er 240 capsules? ## The 240mg sustained r... 15 replies
verapamil differences between Ivax/Teva and Mylan
I had been taking Calan SR 240 for a number of years to control my ophthalmic migraines. My health insurance said that I... 5 replies
Verapamil 240 Er
I have been taking Verapamil 240 ER for many years. It works fairly well. But each time I went to get a 90 day supply it... 5 replies
Verapamil and fever
I've been on 120mg of verapamil for about 3 months. I take it for vestibular migraines. My neurologist doubled my do... 4 replies
verapamil 240mg Er capsules
green capsules same as 240 tablets? ## I can't verify that for you unless you tell me what the imprint is on the gre... 4 replies
Verapamil 240 Mg Er Tab
WHAT IS THIS MEDICINE FOR ## Verapamil extended release (240 mg) has been used in the treatment of hypertension, angina ... 4 replies
Verapamil Er 240 Mg Tablet
Can this tablet be split in half for 2 120 Mg doses? ## I'm discussing Verapamil 240 er. ## No, the ER stands for Ex... 4 replies
Verapamil 240 Ivax brand 73-00
I can no longer get this brand of Verapmil from any pharmacy located here in the Orlando Florida Area. My pharmacist tol... 3 replies




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