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Verapamil: Oral capsule, extended release

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  • Daily life interactions

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Verapamil 120mg ER Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6320 MYLAN 6320 
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Verapamil 180mg ER Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6380 MYLAN 6380 
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Verapamil 240mg ER Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6440 MYLAN 6440 
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Verapamil 120mg SR Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 60274 120mg 
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Verapamil 180mg SR Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 60274 180mg 
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Verapamil 240mg SR Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 60274 240mg 
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Verapamil 360mg SR Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 60274 360mg 
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Verapamil 120mg ER Cap
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6320 MYLAN 6320 
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Verapamil 180mg ER Cap
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6380 MYLAN 6380 
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Verapamil 240mg ER Cap
Mylan Institutional LLC formerly UDL Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6440 MYLAN 6440 
How This Drug Works
Calcium Channel Blocker
Calcium channel blockers slow the movement of calcium between cells to help the body improve blood flow and control heart rhythm.
Calcium channel blockers slow the movement of calcium between cells. This helps the body improve blood flow and control heart rhythm. Calcium helps the heart to pump and blood vessels change size. However, too much calcium can cause the heart to beat out of rhythm and make blood vessels narrower. As blood vessels narrow, less blood travels to the heart and it receives less oxygen. This causes the heart to pump harder to get the oxygen it needs. By getting in calciumâ¬"s way and slowing calcium flow between cells, calcium channel blockers restore normal heartbeat as well as normal blood and oxygen flow throughout the body.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Verapamil: Oral capsule, extended release

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VERAPAMIL (ver AP a mil) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. This medicine is used to lower high blood pressure.


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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Verapamil: Oral capsule, extended release
Usage by Gender
63.78%
36.22%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.96%
8.36%
32.76%
57.93%
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