Verapamil is a prescription medication that is used to treat high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation and to lower heart rate. Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker medication and helps blood to flow more easily around the body. Verapamil works by relaxing blood vessels in the body.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of verapamil include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of verapamil:
What should I do if I miss a dose of verapamil?
If you miss a dose of verapamil, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of verapamil?
Verapamil is available in strengths of 80mg and 120mg.