Isoptin SR is a prescription medication that is used to treat high blood pressure and to lower your heart rate. Isoptin SR contains the calcium channel blocker medication verapamil. Verapamil works by relaxing the blood vessels in order to allow blood to flow more easily around 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 Isoptin SR 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 Isoptin SR, 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 Isoptin SR?
Both Isoptin SR and the generic alternative verapamil SR are available in a strength of 180mg. Only brand name Isoptin SR is available in a strength of 240mg.