Calaptin

Manufactured by: Abbott India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Verapamil (40 mg)

Prescription Required

271 people have bought this recently

Calaptin

Manufactured by: Abbott India Ltd

Contains / Salt: Verapamil (40 mg)

Prescription Required

271 people have bought this recently

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Calaptin Information

Calaptin, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of High BP, Angina. Calaptin also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Calaptin depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Calaptin have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Calaptin normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Calaptin has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Mild effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Calaptin has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Calaptin related warnings section.

Calaptin is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate), Heart Failure, Aortic Stenosis are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Calaptin have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Calaptin may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Calaptin is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

  1. Calaptin Benefits & Uses
  2. Calaptin Dosage & How to Take
  3. Calaptin Side Effects
  4. Calaptin Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Calaptin with Other Drugs
  6. Calaptin Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Calaptin
  8. Calaptin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Calaptin Benefits & Uses

Calaptin is used to treat the following -

  1. High BP Primary
  2. Angina Primary
  3. Arrhythmia
  4. Supraventricular Tachycardia

Calaptin Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Calaptin

Verapamil

Calaptin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Calaptin is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Fatigue Mild
  4. Dizziness Mild
  5. Dyspepsia
  6. Stomach ache Mild
  7. Peripheral Edema
  8. Constipation Moderate
  9. Flushing
  10. Paresthesia
  11. Dry Mouth Mild
  12. Urticaria
  13. Blurred vision
  14. Insomnia Mild
  15. Cough Rare
  16. Diarrhoea

Calaptin Related Warnings

Is the use of Calaptin safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Calaptin. If you are pregnant, do not take Calaptin without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Calaptin safe during breastfeeding?

Calaptin has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Calaptin on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Calaptin on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Calaptin on the Liver?

Calaptin may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Calaptin on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Calaptin on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Calaptin with Other Drugs

Calaptin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Aspirin(ASA),Paracetamol,Caffeine

    Clonidine

    Metformin

    Ketoconazole

    Ibuprofen

    Aspirin

      Calaptin Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Calaptin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
      2. Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate)
      3. Heart Failure
      4. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
      5. Aortic Stenosis
      6. Liver Disease
      7. Kidney Disease

      Frequently asked Questions about Calaptin

      Is this Calaptin habit forming or addictive?

      Calaptin does not cause addiction.

      No

      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Calaptin as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Calaptin should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, Calaptin is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

      Calaptin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Calaptin

      When consumed with certain foods, Calaptin may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

      Mild

      Interaction between Alcohol and Calaptin

      Taking alcohol with Calaptin can be dangerous.

      Severe
      This medicine data has been created by -
      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience

      References

      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Verapamil hydrochloride
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 535
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1263-1264
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