Tarka Oral Tablet, Extended Release 1-240Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Tarka: Oral tablet, extended release (1-240mg)

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Tarka 1mg-240mg ER Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: LOGO 241 
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Tarka 1mg-240mg ER Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: LOGO 241 

What is this Medicine?

TRANDOLAPRIL; VERAPAMIL (tran DOLE a pril; ver AP a mil) is a combination of two drugs. It is used to treat high blood pressure.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Tarka: Oral tablet, extended release(1-240mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Tarka 1mg-240mg Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 000743288
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Storage Information
Store between 59 to 77 degrees F
Tarka 1mg-240mg Extended-Release Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_14910.JPG
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: LOGO 241 
Shape: oval
Color: white
Drug Image file DrugItem_4169.JPG
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: LOGO 241 
Shape: oval
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Tarka 1mg-240mg Extended-Release Tablet

Lung Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Glomerulonephritis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Damage Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Confusion Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Block Incidence:
0.3-3.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Feeling Sick Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nighttime Urination Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bundle-branch Block Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Heart Attack Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Gout Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inceased Urination Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
>0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Potassium Level Incidence:
0.4-0.8%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Bowel Obstruction Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
1.8%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
3.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
4.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
8.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Tarka 1mg-240mg Extended-Release Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Tarka 1mg-240mg Extended-Release Tablet(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
Grapefruit juice and Verapamil Hydrochloride(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
Avoid taking Verapamil with grapefruit juice. Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may increase the effects of Verapamil. If your heart rate or blood pressure drops too low while taking this medicine, you may become dizzy or feel faint; do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away while taking this medicine. If you notice new or increased swelling of your legs or ankles, tell your health care provider.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Tarka 1mg-240mg Extended-Release Tablet(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
Marijuana and Verapamil Hydrochloride(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
Verapamil can theoretically decrease the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. Side effects from Marijuana, Medical may worsen if you take Verapamil. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Tarka 1mg-240mg Extended-Release Tablet(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Tarka 1mg-240mg Extended-Release Tablet(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Verapamil Hydrochloride(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
Although an interaction is possible, these drugs are often used together. Side effects from Caffeine may get worse if you take Verapamil. Too much Caffeine can cause effects like nausea, nervousness, or sleeplessness. You may need to limit your Caffeine intake. Common foods and beverages containing caffeine include coffee, teas, colas and chocolate. Many non-prescription drugs and diet aids may also contain caffeine.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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