Medicine : Calaptin (120mg)

Name:Calaptin (120mg)
Manufacturer:Nicholas Piramal India Ltd
Generic Use:Verapamil
Composition:Verapamil(120 Mg)
Substitutes:vasopten (120mg) , calaptin sr(120mg) , calaptin (120mg)

Generic ( Verapamil )

Typical use Of Verapamil :Angina, Cardiac Arrhythmia, Hypertension, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Paroxysmal Tachyarrhythmias, Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Supraventricular Tachycardia
Mechanism of action of Verapamil :Verapamil Inhibits Voltage-dependent Calcium Channels. Specifically, Its Effect On L-type Calcium Channels In The Heart Causes A Reduction In Ionotropy And Chronotropy, Thus Reducing Heart Rate And Blood Pressure.
Drug Interaction of Verapamil :Verapamil Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Acebutolol, Alcohol, Alcuronium (Cl), Aldesleukin, Alprostadil, Amiodarone (HCl), Amobarbital, Atenolol, Atracurium (Besylate), Betaxolol (HCl), Bisoprolol (Fumarate), Buspirone (HCl), Calcium, Carbamazepine, Carteolol (HCl), Carvedilol, Chloroquine, Clonidine (HCl), Cyclosporin A, Dabigatran, Dantrolene (Na), Diazepam, Digitoxin, Digoxin, Disopyramide, Distigmine (Br), Esmolol, Etomidate, Flecainide (Acetate), Halothane, Iohexol, Lithium, Meglumine, Metipranolol, Metoprolol (Tartrate), Midazolam, Neostigmine, Nitrendipine, Nitroprusside, Oxcarbazepine, Oxprenolol (HCl), Paregoric, Penbutolol, Phenobarbitone, Pindolol, Practolol, Pramipexole, Propranolol (HCl), Pyridostigmine (Br), Quinidine, Ranolazine, Rifampicin. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Verapamil :Hepatotoxicity, Impotence, Mental Confusion, Hyperprolactinemia, Myoclonic Dystonia, Dizziness, Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Palpitation, Constipation, Flushing.


How Verapamil will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Verapamil will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Verapamil

No Studies Found