Verelan (Verapamil) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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

Verelan 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?
Verelan is generally taken once daily.

Verelan comes as a pellet-filled capsule.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Verelan lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, fatigue, rash, itching, tingling sensation under the skin, nausea, and constipation.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Verelan include heart failure, liver damage, low blood pressure, and bradycardia (slowed heartbeat).

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Verelan – RxList

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