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Verapamil: Intralesional verapamil injections are often used in the office for difficult to manage peyronie's plaques. The therapy requires weekly injections for at least six weeks. Between 25-35% of patients will find some relaxation of their plaques and some straightening of the penis over time. Having said this, is not a great therapeutic option. It is one of the few non-surgical options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 medications. This is a true and real recommendation from your pharmacist. ...Read more
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 get the side effects down. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a verapamil overdose? would it be immediately apparent upon presentation to an ER?
Subtle: I'm wondering why you ask. Without a history, the diagnosis simply won't be made and only supportive measures will be given. ...Read more
I was prescribed 40mg of verapamil the pharmacist gave me 80mg & said take 1/2 3 times a day, is that a correct dosage?
Maybe not: The dose you were given is much more than the prescribed dose. Check with your doctor before taking. ...Read more