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VERAPAMIL-INJECTION, Isoptin

GENERIC NAME: VERAPAMIL - INJECTION (ver-APP-uh-mill)

BRAND NAME(S): Isoptin

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USES: This drug is a calcium channel blocker. Calcium is involved in blood vessel contraction and in controlling the electrical impulses within the heart. By blocking calcium, verapamil relaxes and widens blood vessels and can normalize heart rates. Verapamil is used to treat irregular heartbeats.

OTHER USES: This medication may also be used for high blood pressure or chest pain (angina).




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