Covera-HS

Covera-HS is a prescription medication that is used to lower high blood pressure and relieve chest pain by causing the blood vessels to relax. The medication comes in the form of a tablet and is typically taken once a day at bedtime. Covera-HS tablets are specially designed to slowly release the medication over time, with a peak effect in the early morning hours when blood pressure is naturally higher. Possible side effects of Covera-HS include nausea, headaches, and constipation.

What Is Covera-HS?

Covera-HS® (verapamil hydrochloride) is a prescription medication used to treat various conditions of the heart and blood vessels. Covera-HS tablets are specially designed to slowly release the medication over time, with a peak effect in the early morning hours when blood pressure is naturally higher.
 
(In June 2012, Pfizer announced that it would stop making Covera-HS due to business reasons. After the current supply runs out, this medication will no longer be available in pharmacies. People taking Covera-HS will need to switch to one of the many other verapamil products still available.)
 

Who Makes Covera-HS?

Covera-HS is made by Pfizer, Inc.
 

What Is Covera-HS Used For?

Covera-HS has been licensed to treat the following conditions:
 
(Click Verapamil Uses for more information on what Covera-HS is used for, including possible off-label uses.)
 
 
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