Verapamil is commonly used to treat several conditions of the heart and blood vessels, such as chest pain, high blood pressure, and certain irregular heart rhythms. The medication works by relaxing the blood vessels, which allows blood to flow easier through them. Verapamil is available in the form of a tablet or capsule, and is typically taken one to four times a day. Potential side effects include dizziness, nausea, and headaches.
What Is Verapamil?
Verapamil hydrochloride is a prescription medication used to treat various conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels.
Side Effects of Verapamil
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with verapamil. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects include but are not limited to:
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