Calan (Verapamil) comes in the group of calcium channel broker. This medication is used in comforting the blood vessels and cardiac muscles. This drug is highly effective in treating chest pain, blood pressure and certain heart related issues as well as cluster. Remember, Verapamil is being sold under several brands and Calan is one of such a brand for this medicine. It is extremely effective medication for migraine. It is also found very effective in reducing chest pain.
The medicine helps to manage or control blood pressure by simply widening arteries, which is usually accomplished by restraining essential calcium from flowing into the human blood vessels. It is considered as the first calcium channel blocker, which is used for clinical purposes. It was developed in search for needed antihypertensive just like propranolol.
Some of the key benefits of using this medication include:
- Canal is most popular calcium antagonist, and it is highly effective in therapy of chest pain, high blood pressure, etc.
- This medication has no adverse side effects on glucose or potassium.
- This medication simply reduces or eliminates cardiovascular hypertrophy in existing hypertension, lessening of atherosclerotic.
Calan helps reducing the chest pain. Chest pain is usually caused due to inadequate supply of natural oxygen to the human heart. Hence, using calcium channel brokers such as Verapamil or Calan dilates all the vessels, and thus improves the supply of oxygen and blood to the heart.
How to Take Calan
Calan can easily found in the form of an extended-release capsule, a long acting tablet and simply a tablet to take orally. Remember, the extended release capsules and tablets should be swallowed or taken as whole. If you find it difficult to take it a whole, you can sprinkle it onto a spoonful of paste. You need to swallow it with a cup of water.
You mustn’t forget following the directions or instructions on the prescription label. In a few cases, the dosages of this medicine can be altered by a medical practitioner to achieve the best possible outcomes. The dose must be taken as prescribed by a medical professional. You should be very careful while taking this medication as the overdose of it can be fatal. In case of such a situation or noticing any type of side effects, you must immediately get in touch with a doctor. Some of the less serious side effects can be dizziness, constipation, skin rash, nausea, tired feeling, redness, etc.
- Individuals who have serious heart related conditions or issues must avoid taking Verapamil.
- However, it is not confirm whether this medicine harms an unborn infant or not, thus it is better if you consult the doctor before taking it.
- The medication passes into breast milk, and might harm an unborn child. Breastfeeding women must not use this medicine without consulting the medical practitioner.
- Patients with high blood pressure can safely use this medicine. Usually high blood pressure has no visible symptoms thus the blood pressure must be tested at regular intervals especially during the treatment.
- If you notice allergy to Calan, you must inform the medical practitioner.
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