Related Questions

I sent in a question earlier about being on levoxyl 200mcg. Extreme tiredness and foggy head. Also taking verapamil 80mg bid for side effects for verapamil that are serious are extreme fatigue and lack of energy. Could it be this or something else. Theses

Extreme . Extreme fatigue is a very concerning symptom. It sounds like you have significant medical conditions. Please be sure your thyroid levels have been checked recently. You may need other blood tests including to be sure you are not anemic. Please be sure that your blood pressure is running normally. Your doctor will want to know about these symptoms. Read more...

How much time will it take to stop side effects after stopping verapamil?

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...

Kindly explain me what are the side effects of diltiazem & verapamil?

Check online referen. Diltiazem & verapamil are 2 calcium channel blockers used to lower blood pressure & possibly control your heart rate. If your BP is too low or heart rate is too slow, you might feel weak & faint. These medications can also cause constipation. Check out online.Epocrates.Com & drugs.Com for more info regarding any medication. Ask pharmacist as well as prescribing physician why this particular drug. Read more...

Side effects on 120mg of verapamil?

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 major side effect is constipation, but i doubt it at this relatively low dose. Read more...

My husband passed away on an overdose of verapamil. Please explain side effects and causes of death with a overdose of this nature.?

Slow the heart. There are 3 types of calcium channel blockers: first is norvasc/also called amlodipine. It opens the arteries fighting hbp, angina, and even raynaud's. 2nd is cardizem/diltiazem which is 1/2 way between Norvasc & verapamil (isoptin). Verapamil is the 3d and good for treating irregular heart beats, hbp, and angina as well as migraines. It likely slowed his heart &/or lowered the BP too far. Hrs. Read more...
Verapamil effects. Verapamil is designed to relax muscles both in the arteries and the heart. It also has a potent effect on the electrical system of the heart--slowing conduction. This latter problem would result in slowing of the heart rate, and in certain circumstances, severely so. The combination of digoxin & verapamil is well known to produce this kind of severe effect. There are many other drugs that interact. Read more...

Taking verapamil 120mg and 30 mg adderrall what side effects could occur?

No interactions. These two drugs do not produce any dangers or extra side effects when taken together, but they both do have their own side effect profiles of which you certainly could experience.Common with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is decreased appetite, trouble sleeping,headache,nervousness, dry mouth, slight tremor, and palpitations (among others). Verapamil can cause constipation, dizziness, fatigue, and nausea, among others. Read more...

I have been taking verapamil 180mg SR for 2 months. I cannot tolerate the side effects. Can I just stop taking it? Or, do I have to wean myself?

Talk to your doctor! Verapamil does not have any rebound characteristics so you could stop it easily. HOWEVER, this really depends on WHY you were taking the verapamil in the first place. Side effects can be managed by dosage changes or alternate medications. Talk to your doctor before making any unilateral changes without notification! Read more...
Dont stop. If you are intollerant to a drug speak with your doctor to get switched to an alternative. Dont just stop on your own. . Read more...