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Verapamil Brand names, Verapamil Analogs

Verapamil Brand Names Mixture

  • Tarka (trandolapril + verapamil hydrochloride)

Verapamil Chemical_Formula


Verapamil RX_link

Verapamil fda sheet

Verapamil FDA

Verapamil msds (material safety sheet)

Verapamil Synthesis Reference

Dengel, U.S. Pat. 3,261,859 (1966)

Verapamil Molecular Weight

454.602 g/mol

Verapamil Melting Point

< 25 oC

Verapamil H2O Solubility

4.47 mg/L

Verapamil State


Verapamil LogP


Verapamil Dosage Forms

Capsule (sustained-release); Liquid; Solution; Tablet; Tablet (extended-release)

Verapamil Indication

For the treatment of hypertension and angina.

Verapamil Pharmacology

Verapamil, a class IV antiarrhythmic agent, is used as a calcium-channel blocking (CCB) agent for the treatment of angina, hypertension, and for supraventricular tachyarrhythmias.

Verapamil Absorption


Verapamil side effects and Toxicity

LD50=8 mg/kg (i.v. in mice)

Verapamil Patient Information

Verapamil HCl is known as a calcium channel blocker. It is taken to treat high blood pressure, to relieve some chest pains in patients with angina, or to treat some problems with heart rhythms. Verapamil has several drug interactions, make sure your physician and pharmacist known all the medicines you are taking so they may properly advise you. Verapamil HCl is excreted in breast milk. It may be necessary to change therapy or provide an alternate to breast milk. The most common side effect is constipation. This may be relieved with dietary modification (more fiber) or laxatives. Sustained release tablets should be taken with food. They should not be broken or crushed. Doses may need some adjustment, make sure to have your condition monitored regularly.

Verapamil Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals