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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Isoptin (Overview)

Isoptin is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Can isoptin cause schamberg disease?

Can  isoptin cause schamberg disease?

Not cause but...: Schamberg is a progressive pigmented dermatitis. The skin is stained with heme pigment this can be exaserbated by meds that vaso dilate lower extremity vessels and cause polloning of blood. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
4 doctors shared insights

Isoptin (Overview)

Isoptin is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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How dangerous using isoptin for long periods?

How dangerous using isoptin for long periods?

Not dangerous: As long as it is prescribed at the right dose for the appropriate conditions. ...Read more

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I started taking Epilim and isoptin sr. Any bad effects?

I started taking Epilim and isoptin sr. Any bad effects?

Epilim/Isoptin: Combination of Depakote (epilim) & isoptin (verapamil) should pose no dangers if dose is closely monitored by your doctor, due to excess sedation. Both medications can help with migraine headaches as well. ...Read more

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Can isoptin cause schamberg disease?

Not cause but...: Schamberg is a progressive pigmented dermatitis. The skin is stained with heme pigment this can be exaserbated by meds that vaso dilate lower extremity vessels and cause polloning of blood. ...Read more

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How dangerous using isoptin for long periods?

Not dangerous: As long as it is prescribed at the right dose for the appropriate conditions. ...Read more

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I started taking Epilim and isoptin sr. Any bad effects?

Epilim/Isoptin: Combination of Depakote (epilim) & isoptin (verapamil) should pose no dangers if dose is closely monitored by your doctor, due to excess sedation. Both medications can help with migraine headaches as well. ...Read more

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How dangerous is using isoptin (verapamil) for long periods?

How dangerous is  using isoptin (verapamil) for long periods?

Not dangerous: As long as it is prescribed at the right dose for the appropriate conditions. ...Read more

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I ve noticed 2weeks when I take isoptin every morning after I feel dyspnea difficulty to swallow and breath and tension . Also very often urination .

I ve noticed 2weeks when I take isoptin  every morning after I feel dyspnea difficulty to swallow and breath and tension . Also very often urination .

Unrelated: It's hard to relate any of your symptoms to verapamil/isoptin, but a reasonable test is to temporarily stop it and see if your sx resolve in 2 or 3 days. If so, do they promptly return if you restart it? That would make causation highly probable. If not, I would look for another cause. ...Read more