Overview
Calan is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension, angina, and arrhythmias. Calan is also known by its drug name, Verapamil.

Calan is a calcium channel blocker. Calcium channel blockers are believed to work by dilating the arteries and decreasing the force with which the heart pumps.

How do I take it?
Calan is generally taken three or four times a day.

Calan comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Calan lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, fatigue, rash, itching, tingling sensation under the skin, nausea, and constipation.
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Rare but serious side effects listed for Calan include heart failure, liver damage, low blood pressure, and bradycardia (slowed heartbeat).

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Calan – RxList
http://www.rxlist.com/calan-drug.htm

Calan (Verapmil) Questions

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