Calan SR-Calaptin SR 120mg-Verapamil 120mg

Calan SR-Calaptin SR 120mg-Verapamil 120mg

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Generic Calan | Verapamil Hydrochloride Tablets

Calan is widely prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This drug contains generic Verapamil, which belongs to the class of calcium channel ion blocker. It is marketed under oral dosage forms and these tablets are film coated. This drug is also used for controlling heart rate response and other rhythm disturbances, specifically in atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter. Verapamil is used for other heart conditions such as chest pain and in irregular heartbeat.

Calan or generic Verapamil works by decreasing the influx of ionic calcium across the cell membrane in arterial smooth muscle as well as in conductile and contractile myocardial cells, which leads to reduction in calcium ions in the heart. Due to the reduction in calcium ions, a considerable dilation occurs in the blood vessels, which further leads to reduction in blood pressure.

Calan is contraindicated in some conditions such as:

• If a patient is suffering from Myasthenia Gravis then do not take this drug.
• Individuals who have low blood pressure should not take this drug.
• If you have slow heartbeat, then do not take this drug.
• In case of liver and kidney diseases, avoid the use of this drug.

Some drugs may interact with Calan and affect its activity these are follows:

• Simvastatin, Lovastatin
• Cyclosporine, Tacrolimus
• Rifampin, Isoniazid
• NSAIDs such as Aspirin
• Clonidine, Lithium

Storage condition of Calan:

Store this drug at room temperature. Keep it away from the reach of children.

Prescribed intake of Calan that should be consumed: Calan or generic Verapamil is marketed in the form of tablet so take this drug via oral route. The drug should be taken three to four times in a day after every 4 to 5 hours along a sufficient amount of water. This drug treats high blood pressure within one week, so need to take the dose of this drug more than this prescribed dose.

Some side effects can be produced after the intake of this drug such as restless muscle movements, slow heartbeat, rapid weight gain, nausea, stomach upset, headache, skin rash, swelling generally on face and dizziness.

Precautions should be taken while using Calan:

• Do not take this drug if you are allergic to the Verapamil.
• Pregnant females and mother who are nurturing their children should avoid the use of this drug.
• Generic Verapamil is highly metabolized by liver, so the patients who have impaired hepatic functions should avoid the use of this drug.
• About 70 % of metabolites of Verapamil is excreted through urine, so if you have any type of renal disability then do not take this drug.
• It has been reported that long-term use of this drug starts carcinogenesis and mutagenesis, so do not take this drug for long time.
• Patients who are already suffering from Duchenne's muscular dystrophy (a condition of muscle degenration) should not take this drug as it may decreases neuromuscular transmission in body, which leads to myasthenia gravis condition.

Use Verapamil 40mg tablets for decreasing your high blood pressure problems.

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