What is Isoptin?
Isoptin is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels.
What Isoptin is used for?
Isoptin is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure), angina (chest pain), and certain heart rhythm disorders.
How should Isoptin be used?
Oral verapamil is taken by mouth. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Do not use this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
What should be avoided while taking Isoptin?
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.
What other drugs will affect Isoptin?
Sometimes it is not safe to consume some medications at the same time. Some drugs might affect the blood levels of other drugs you take that might increase side effects or make the medications less effective.