ISOPTIN 240mg Tablet SR 10s

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Drug Strength: 240mg
Drug Form : Tablet SR
Pack Size : 10s

Verapamil (HCl):240mg | Calcium antagonists

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Abbott Product Form : Tablet SRPack Size : 10s Ingredients : Verapamil (HCl):240mgGeneric Category : Calcium antagonists

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How it works

ISOPTIN 240mg Tablet SR 10s works by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump as hard. It also increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart and slows electrical activity in the heart to control the heart rate.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for ISOPTIN 240mg Tablet SR 10s

  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of legs
  • Chills or cold sweats rare
  • Redness of face, neck, arms and chest rare
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Indigestion
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Nausea and vomiting

Uses of ISOPTIN 240mg Tablet SR 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension

    This medicine is used to reduce high blood pressure levels (hypertension) which may be caused by genetic and/or environmental factors.

  • Angina pectoris

    This medicine is used for the prevention and treatment of angina pectoris which is a type of heart disease characterized by chest pain or pressure and heaviness in the chest. It may be caused by various factors including emotional stress, smoking, coronary artery disease, etc.

  • Arrhythmias

    This medicine is used alone or with other medicines to prevent and treat arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders).

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours after administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 to 8 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving this medicine due to the increase in the risk of side effects such as dizziness and confusion. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol while taking this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ISOPTIN 240mg Tablet SR 10s , other calcium channel blockers, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

  • Cardiogenic shock

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from a cardiogenic shock due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient’s condition.

  • Heart block greater than first degree

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with second or third-degree heart block due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Sick sinus syndrome

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with sick sinus syndrome except in the presence of a functioning ventricular pacemaker.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Neuromuscular transmission diseases

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with neuromuscular transmission diseases like myasthenia gravis or advanced Duchenne muscular dystrophy due to the increased risk of worsening of these conditions. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Hypotension

    Symptomatic hypotension may occur in patients with volume depletion, aortic stenosis, or patients who are treated with high-dose diuretics. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    The use of this medicine may cause dizziness, fatigue, weakness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Itraconazole severe
  • Metformin moderate
  • Simvastatin severe
  • Carbamazepine severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from advanced aortic stenosis since it may worsen the patient's condition.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from low blood pressure or cardiogenic shock, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with coronary artery disease due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Food interactions
  • Consumption of grapefruit juice is not recommended while receiving this medicine due to an increase in the risk of side effects such as dizziness, headache, and swelling of hands and feet. Your dietitian/doctor may suggest appropriate changes in your diet based on your clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take this medicine exactly as advised by the doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

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One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver ISOPTIN 240mg Tablet SR 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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