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Verapamil (By injection)

Verapamil (ver-AP-a-mil)

Treats irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). This medicine is a calcium channel blocker.

Brand Name(s):

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to verapamil, or if you are breastfeeding. You should not receive this medicine if you have severe low blood pressure or if you have certain heart problems. Ask your doctor what these heart problems are. You should not receive this medicine if you are also receiving an IV (intravenous) beta-blocker medicine, such as metoprolol or propranolol to lower blood pressure.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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