Verapamil Oral Tablet 120Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Verapamil: Oral tablet (120mg)

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Verapamil 120mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: MYLAN 772 
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Verapamil 120mg Tab
Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: HP 27 
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Verapamil 120mg Tab
Actavis US
Pill Identification: WATSON 345 

What is this Medicine?

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 treat chest pain caused by angina, high blood pressure, and controls heart rate in certain conditions.

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Verapamil Hydrochloride 120mg Tablet

NDC: 003780772
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Verapamil Hydrochloride 120mg Tablet
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: MYLAN 772 
Shape: round
Color: white
Daily Life Interactions for Verapamil Hydrochloride 120mg 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 Verapamil Hydrochloride 120mg 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.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Verapamil Hydrochloride 120mg Tablet(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Verapamil Hydrochloride(Verapamil Hydrochloride)
You should limit your ingestion of alcohol-containing beverages while taking verapamil. Verapamil can prolong the intoxicating effects of alcohol. You may experience impairment, such as sedation, confusion, or low blood pressure. If the blood pressure is too low, you may experience dizziness, falls, or fainting. Do not drive or operate machinery or perform other hazardous tasks if you drink alcohol while on verapamil, as the effects of alcohol may be greater.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Verapamil Hydrochloride 120mg 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.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Verapamil Hydrochloride 120mg 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 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals


Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.

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