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Verapamil: Oral capsule, modified release

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Verapamil PM 100mg ER Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6201 MYLAN 6201 
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Verapamil PM 200mg ER Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6202 MYLAN 6202 
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Verapamil PM 300mg ER Cap
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MYLAN 6203 MYLAN 6203 
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Verapamil 100mg Ctrl-On ER Cap
Kremers Urban Inc. a Division of UCB, Inc.
Pill Identification: KU 485 100mg 
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Verapamil 200mg Ctrl-On ER Cap
Kremers Urban Inc. a Division of UCB, Inc.
Pill Identification: KU 486 200 mg 
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Verapamil 300mg Ctrl-On ER Cap
Kremers Urban Inc. a Division of UCB, Inc.
Pill Identification: KU 487 300 mg 
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, modified 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, modified release
Usage by Gender
68.21%
31.79%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
2.56%
12.56%
33.33%
51.54%
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