Take Calan medication by mouth with or without food, usually three times daily or as directed by your doctor.
Calan – Verapamil – (generic calan) may cause an upset stomach by some patients. Take Calan with food or milk and swallow the tablet whole, NOT in parts!
Do not crush or chew the tablet. Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day.
If you have a missed dose of Calan , then as soon as you remember take it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Important! Do not take a double dose of this medication.