Verapamil hydrochloride

What is Verapamil hydrochloride?

Verapamil (INN) () (sold under various trade names) is an L-type calcium channel blocker of the phenylalkylamine class. It has been used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmia, and most recently, cluster headaches. It is also an effective preventive medication for migraine. Verapamil has also been used as a vasodilator during cryopreservation of blood vessels. It is a class-IV antiarrhythmic, more effective than digoxin in controlling ventricular rate and was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in March 1982.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

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I started Purinol 100mg tabs, prescribed for the treatment of gout mainifesting in my fingers. I am in my 73rd year. Are there any precautions I...

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"Purinol" which has actually "allopurinol" as the content can cause Allergic kind of reactions but if you are on it...

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Fungal infection

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