Verapamil

Verapamil

Verapamil is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Verapamil works by relaxing the muscles of the heart and blood vessels. Verapamil is mostly known for being the active ingredient in Calan for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), angina (chest pain), and certain heart rhythm disorders.

Verapamil is sold under many trade names worldwide, but the most well known up to date is Calan. Other Verapamil pills are Covera HS, Isoptin SR, Verelan, Calan SR etc…