User Reviews for Verapamil
Also known as: Calan, Calan SR, Covera-HS, Isoptin, Isoptin IV, Isoptin SR, Verelan, Verelan PM
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Reviews for Verapamil to treat High Blood Pressure
Review by loret:
Verapamil 80mg 2 times a day lowered my blood pressure significantly. The side effects are occasional constipation, itchy rashes, little shortness of breath and mild fatigue. Drinking at least 8 to 10 glasses of water a day helps. I like this better than atenolol which lowered my heartbeat and blood pressure to 100/49, and hydrochlorothiazide, which caused dehydration, tingling, rashes feeling very cold and fatigue.
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May 20, 2013 4:08 AM
Review by gwendellan:
Verapamil ER 180 mg gave me tightness in chest, flu syndrome, cough, stomach pain, low grade fever, and a general feeling of being unwell. Also tiredness, headache and constipation. I took it for one week and discontinued due to these bad side effects. Unfortunately this medicine is not for me. Further, it did not lower my hypertension at all.
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October 22, 2011 5:48 PM
Review by Ray64:
I took this medication for a week and although it did help with my blood pressure it made me very confused and light headed. I got so bad that I stopped taking the medicine and called my doctor for a different type of medication. Just wasn't for me I guess.
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November 8, 2010 3:48 PM
Review by Bayridge Ron:
Verelan PM (verapamil): I have had excellent results with this medication and only minimum side effects ( occasional constipation. I am a long-time calcium channel blocker taker and so far it has been an excellent prescription.
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December 30, 2008 9:51 AM
Review by Ric.:
Great pill. It really works well.
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September 30, 2008 10:55 AM
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Micromedex® Care Notes:
- Blood pressure monitors for home
- High blood pressure
- High blood pressure
- High blood pressure and diet
- Renovascular hypertension
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