Calaptin 80 mg contains Verapamil. It plays an important role in the contraction of heart muscle, as well as the smooth muscle in the walls of arteries. Blocking the channels though which calcium enters cells in these muscles, leads to relaxation of these muscles.
Calaptin 80 mg (Verapamil)
Calaptin 80 mg contains an active ingredient Verapamil. It is an effective medicine used for the treatment of hypertension (High Blood Pressure), angina (chest pain) and heart rhythm disorders.
Calaptin 80 mg general information
What is Calaptin 80 mg used for?
Calaptin 80 mg is used for the treatment of mild to moderate hypertension and in chronic stable angina.
How does Calaptin 80 mg work?
Calaptin 80 mg contains Verapamil. It plays an important role in the contraction of heart muscle, as well as the smooth muscle in the walls of arteries. Blocking the channels though which calcium enters cells in these muscles, leads to relaxation of these muscles. The result is reduced workload for the heart (and a decrease in occurrence of angina), as well as widening of blood vessels, causing high blood pressure to return to normal and safe levels.
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What does Calaptin 80 mg contain?
Calaptin 80 mg comprises of an active ingredient Verapamil.
What are the side effects of Calaptin 80 mg?
Some of the common side effects caused by this medicine are:
- Reduced heart rate
If these effects persist or deteriorate, seek medical attention or contact your doctor immediately. Even, if you get any serious side effects including allergic reactions like rash, itching, face swelling, tongue, or throat, or breathing trouble, unusual fatigue, sudden or unexpected weight gain, dizziness, severe stomach or abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing of eyes and skin, persistent nausea or vomiting, call your doctor right away and get the medical attention immediately.
What medications interact with Calaptin 80 mg?
Always inform your physician about the drugs you are taking till date. Provide full list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, your physician is able to decide and give you the list of medicine and other things that may interact with Calaptin 80 mg (Verapamil).
When should Calaptin 80 mg not be used?
Calaptin 80 mg should be avoided if:
- You are allergic to the Verapamil or any other ingredient found in this medicine
- You are pregnant or planning to conceive
- You are breastfeeding as the drug may pass into breast milk
Tell your doctor if you:
- You are suffering from rheumatoid arthritis
- You have heart problems
- Have kidney and liver problem
- Have diabetes or if you are an asthma patient
How should Calaptin 80 mg be taken?
Calaptin 80 mg can be taken once in a day. Always take the medicine as prescribed by your physician.
How long should you use Calaptin 80 mg?
Keep taking Calaptin 80 mg, even if you start feeling better. Do not stop using it without checking with your physician even if you feel better. Always remember that the medication works as a controlling agent, not a cure.
Missed dose of Calaptin 80 mg
If you miss a dose of Calaptin 80 mg, just leave that missed dose. Take your next dose at your normal dosing schedule. Do not consume two doses at the same time.
How should Calaptin 80 mg be stored?
- Store Calaptin 80 mg at room temperature
- Keep it in a dry place away from direct light and heat
- Keep all your medicines out of the reach of children and pets