Calaptin SR - 240mg
|USA Brand Name||Calan SR|
|Manufacturer||Abbott Healthcare, India|
Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)
US brands equivalent to Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)
The equivalent US brands available for Calaptin SR 240mg is:
Calaptin SR 240 mg is easily available via online pharmacy, drugstore, and medical supply store.
What is The Generic Name of Calaptin SR 240 mg?
Verapamil is the generic name of the Calaptin SR 240 mg, and it is produced by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, India.
About Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil):
Calaptin SR 240 mg Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and other heart complications. This medicine should be taken along with a proper diet and regular exercise to obtain the best possible result. It is also used in managing chest pain.
Hypertension, Arrhythmia & Angina pectoris
Manufacturer of Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil):
Calaptin SR 240mg is manufactured by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd in India and is available at all the leading online pharmacies, drug stores, and medical stores. It is one of the leading brands in India.
The strength of Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil):
Calaptin SR 240 mg contains Verapamil as active medical ingredients.
It should be noted that Calaptin SR 240 mg is available in varying strengths.
Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil) is used for the treatment and prevention of:
How Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil) works?
It works as follows:
1. Calaptin SR 240mg tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces blood pressure and abnormally fast heartbeat which lowers strain and oxygen requirement of the heart.
Before You Use a Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)
You should be sure that:
You are not allergic to it.
You are not alcoholic.
What should be avoided while using Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)?
When not to use Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)?
One should avoid using Calaptin SR 240 mg
1. If one is suffering from an allergy
2. If one is suffering from kidney problems
3. If one is suffering from liver problems
Tell your doctor if
You are allergic to Calaptin SR 240mg
You are diagnosed with kidney or liver problem
You have any heart problem
The dosage of Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil):
Calaptin SR 240 mg is available in varying strengths and at different doses.
Consult a doctor for the appropriate dose.
How much of Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)to be used?
Generally, it must be in the range which is suitable according to the person’s health. It is available in the form of tablets.
How to use Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)?
One should wash and dry his/her hands properly before taking Calaptin SR 240 mg
One should use only as much as needed or as prescribed by the doctor.
One should take Calaptin SR 240 mg as long as directed by the physician
For how long should Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil) be continued?
One should take Calaptin SR 240mg as long as directed by the physician.
What can happen due to the overdose of Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)?
Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.
Missed dose of Calaptin SR 2 40 mg(Verapamil)
Take the missed dose as soon as you recall it. If it is nearly close to the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
Side effects of Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)
The side effects of Calaptin SR 240 mg are as follows:
Redness of face, neck, arms and chest
Swelling of legs
Shortness of breath
Drug Interactions with Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)
If you are taking some drugs or other over the counter medicines, these may interfere with the therapeutic effect of Calaptin SR 240 mg. Some of the drugs that are known to interact with Calaptin SR 240 mg are as follows
Amlo 5mg Tablet
Calcigard 5mg Capsule
Prazopill XL 5mg Tablet
You must inform the doctor about all the medications you are already taking and always follow the instructions.
Contraindications for Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)
If you are allergic to Calaptin SR 240 mg
If you are Alcoholic
Warning and Precautions for Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)
Avoid if you are alcoholic
If irritation or allergies persist, stop the application of medicine and consult a doctor.
Keep in proper condition and out of reach of children.
Things to remember For Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)
Read the medicine packet thoroughly
Tell the doctor about your medical history.
Follow the instructions as told by the doctor.
Know before use that how to store the medicine at room temperature in a clean and dry place.
Indication and Usage For Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil):
Use Calaptin SR 240mg as prescribed by the doctor to prevent Hypertension, Arrhythmia, Angina pectoris.
Swallow Calaptin SR 240mg as a whole
Do not chew or crush
Always wash hands before taking the Calaptin SR 240mg
Use Calaptin SR 240mg with meal
Recommended dose For Calaptin SR 240 mg(Verapamil)-
To avoid side effects, use Calaptin SR 240 according to the prescribed dose.
For adults, one can have one tablet orally once a day.