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Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s

Manufacturer

ABBOTT HEALTHCARE PVT LTD

Pack Of

30 TABLETS

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Product Details

About Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s belongs to the class of medications called ‘calcium channel blockers used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris, and arrhythmias. Hypertension is a condition in which there will be a persistent rise in blood pressure levels. Angina pectoris (angina) is the chest pain occurring due to reduced blood flow to the heart due to blockage or narrowing of blood vessels supplying the heart. Arrhythmia is a condition in which your heart beats irregularly, too fast or too slow.

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s contains ‘Verapamil’ which belongs to the class of ‘calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the blood vessels decreasing the workload on the heart. It also increases blood and oxygen supply to the heart, thereby normalizing the electrical impulses. These effects help to reduce blood pressure and also control the rate and rhythm of the heartbeat.

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s is available in the form of tablets. You should use this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The common side-effects of Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s are nausea, constipation, headache, dizziness, and low blood pressure. These side-effects usually don’t require treatment and gradually resolve over time. However, if any of these side-effects persist or get worsen inform your doctor immediately.

It is not recommended to take Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s if you are allergic to Verapamil or any other contents present in it, have heart failure or severe problems with the rhythm of the heart (unless you have a pacemaker), have heart failure and taking beta-blockers, have had a heart attack recently, have a history of bradycardia (slow heart rate) or hypotension (low blood pressure), have Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (rapid heart rate associated with dizziness), and have been taking a medicine containing ivabradine for heart diseases. Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s should be used with caution in patients with heart attack, problems with the impulses in the heart, liver, and kidney diseases. Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s should be used with caution in pregnant women and is probably safe when used in breastfeeding mothers. Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s may increase the amount of alcohol in the body, so limit alcohol consumption. Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s may cause dizziness, so do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

Uses of Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s

Hypertension, Angina pectoris, Arrhythmias

Directions for Use

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s is available in the form of tablets. Your doctor prescribes the dose and duration of the medication. Do not increase or decrease the dose without the doctor’s advice. Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush or break it. Try to take the tablets at a fixed time every day for the best results.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Low blood pressure

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s is not recommended in people using beta blockers as it may cause atrioventricular (AV) block (a type of heart block) and bradycardia (slow heart rate). Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s is also not recommended in patients who have heart failure or severe problems with the impulse or rhythm of the heart (unless you have a pacemaker), had a heart attack recently, a history of bradycardia (slow heart rate) or hypotension (low blood pressure), and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (rapid heart rate associated with dizziness). Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s contains sunset yellow aluminium lake as a colourant, which may cause allergic reactions in some people. Please do not eat or drink products containing grapefruit as it may increase the effects of Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    It is not recommended to take alcohol while using Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s as it may worsen the health condition.

  • Pregnancy

    Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s should be used with caution in pregnant women as it may cause unwanted effects in the fetus.

  • Breast Feeding

    Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s is probably safe when used in breastfeeding mothers. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

  • Driving

    Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s may cause dizziness, so do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

  • Liver

    Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Kidney

    Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Other Information (CAL2074)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s contains ‘Verapamil’ which belongs to the class of ‘calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the blood vessels making the blood flow easy. It also increases blood and oxygen supply to the heart. These effects help to reduce blood pressure and also control the rate and rhythm of the heartbeat.

It is not recommended to take Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s with other medicines to treat high blood pressure, especially beta-blockers such as atenolol, propranolol, and metoprolol. It may cause atrioventricular block (a type of heart block) and bradycardia (slow heart rate).

The common side-effects of Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s are nausea, constipation, headache, dizziness, and low blood pressure. These side-effects usually don’t require treatment and gradually resolve over time. However, if any of these side-effects persist or get worsen inform your doctor immediately.

Angina pectoris is the medical term for heart-related chest pain. It occurs when there is a reduction in blood supply to the heart due to the blockage of one or more arteries (coronary heart disease). Patients with angina often explain chest pain as squeezing, tightening, or pressure in the chest.

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s should not be taken in people with any degree of heart failure (unless you have a pacemaker), who are taking beta-blockers, who have severe hypotension (low blood pressure), who have severe bradycardia (low heart rate), and Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome (rapid heart rate associated with dizziness).

Manufacturer/Marketer address

16th Floor, Godrej BKC, Plot – C, “G” Block, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051, India

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30s

MRP: 24.90

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