Tarka is a combination medicine prescribed to treat high blood pressure. It contains a combination of an ACE inhibitor (trandolapril) and calcium channel blocker (verapamil) that work together to relax muscles in the heart and blood vessels.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Tarka exactly as prescribed.
Don’t use Tarka if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you have diabetes, do not take Tarka together with medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna, Tekamlo).
Don’t take Tarka if you have:
Before taking Tarka, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Tell your doctor about any other medication you take, especially:
Common side effects of Tarka include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Are there any dietary restrictions to follow while on Tarka?
You should avoid potassium supplements and salt substitutes that contain potassium, which may cause a dangerous amount of potassium to build up in the body.