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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
CCB: This is a blood pressure medication in the class of calcium channel blockers which results in lower blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels through b ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Milunski
37 years experience Cardiology
Verapamil: Verapamil is part of a class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It is a relatively "old" drug that was primarily used to treat high blood ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Verapamil: Blood pressure medication which can slow the heart rate and cause constipation.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Verapamil SE: The most common adverse effect is constipation. Other adverse effects may be hypotension, fluid retention, drowsiness and cardiac dysfunction.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
61 years experience Cardiology
Constipation: Verapamil is usually used for blood pressure and/or heart rate control, it belongs to the family of drugs known as "calcium channel blockers".Its majo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Common side effects : Include: low blood pressure, slow heart rate, constipation, headache , nausea, fatigue to name a few.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
peyronie's: Read this wiki, it suggests the injections with verapamil are not effective: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/peyronie's_disease.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Grapefruit and Meds: Grapefruit, unfortunately, interferes with the mechanism of many medications. It is not unusual to be told to avoid grapefruit when on any number of m ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Check with your doc: Loratadine is not mentioned to have interaction with verapamil.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Verapamil: If its short acting verapamil, about 2 to 3 days tops to get levels down. If its sustained release verapamil, then 5 or more days could be required to ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Yes: If your headache frequency or duration is improved since starting verapamil, that is super ! sometimes it takes longer or higher dose titration to ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: It's prescribed for migraines among other things.

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