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Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30'S
Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30'S
Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30'S
Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30'S

Calaptin 40mg Tablet 30'S

By ABBOTT HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 27.53
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Calaptin 40 MG Description

Calaptin 40 tablet contains Verapamil as its active ingredient and is used to treat high blood pressure and certain other heart problems. While taking this medicine you should be cautious of your die

and should also exercise regularly. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Calaptin 40 can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine unless asked to do so by the doctor. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹23.40
You Save₹4.13 (15% on MRP)
ContainsVerapamil(40.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, constipation
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Calaptin 40 MG

Calaptin 40 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also used to prevent angina attacks (heart-related chest pain) and some other heart problems.

Contraindications of Calaptin 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to Verapamil or any other ingredients of Calaptin 40 tablet.
  • If you have felt that your heart pain had worsened causing breathlessness and tiredness.
  • If in the past, you have had a heart attack followed by low heart rate and blood pressure.
  • If you experience sudden heart-related chest pain.
  • If you have any kind of heart problems like heart failure, abnormal or slow heartbeat, blocked veins in your heart.
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you are taking a medicine called Porphyria to treat other heart complications.

Side effects of Calaptin 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Indigestion
  • Tiredness
  • Skin rash, redness
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Swelling of the ankles and legs
  • Unconsciousness
  • Fast or irregular heartbeats, low blood pressure (uncommon)

Precautions and Warnings of Calaptin 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Calaptin 40 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Calaptin 40 tablet should not be used if you are pregnant as there is limited information about its safety. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Calaptin 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Calaptin 40 tablet pass into breast milk in small amount, hence you should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding. Your doctor will prescribe this medicine only if it is really needed and the advantage overweighs the risk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Calaptin 40 tablet?
A:
You may experience side effects like dizziness, shakiness, vertigo while taking Calaptin 40 tablet. Thus, you need to be cautious or avoid driving or operating machines while on treatment.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Calaptin 40 tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Calaptin 40 tablet as it may potentially worsen your condition.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You have liver problems.
  • You are on kidney dialysis.
  • You have any problems with your heart.
  • You are in your first trimester of pregnancy (first 3 months).
  • You are suffering from any disorders like myasthenia gravis (a condition causing muscle weakness), Lambert-Eaton syndrome or advanced Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
  • You are on medications like atorvastatin, simvastatin to lower your blood cholesterol.
  • Calaptin 40 tablet is not recommended to be used in patients who are less than 18 years old.

Mode of Action of Calaptin 40 MG

How Does It Work?

The heart muscles require calcium for contraction. Verapamil in Calaptin 40 tablet works by blocking this calcium from entering the heart muscles and blood vessels, thus relaxing blood vessels so bloo...
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Directions for Use of Calaptin 40 MG

Take Calaptin 40 tablet exactly as directed by the doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water or milk. You may take it with or without food. Do not break, crush or chew the medicine. It is essential to ...
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Interactions of Calaptin 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction with Calaptin 40 tablet.
  • Concomitant use of Calaptin 40 tablet along with Colchicine is not recommended.
  • Medicines like erythromycin (antibiotic), ritonavir (used in HIV infection), ketoconazole (used in fungal infection), Rifampicin (antibiotic), fluoxetine, nefazodone (used to treat psychiatric illness...
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  • Medicines like phenytoin, carbamazepine (used to treat fits or epilepsy), phenobarbital (used to treat sleep problems or anxiety) when taken along with this medicine may decrease its effect.
  • Other medicines like lithium, vecuronium, mizolastine, tubocurarine, Tacrolimus, Quinidine, Digoxin should be used with caution along with Calaptin 40 tablet.

Interactions with food items

You should avoid having grapefruit while on treatment with Calaptin 40 tablet.

Storage and disposal of Calaptin 40 MG

Calaptin 40 tablet should be stored at room temperature protected from moisture and heat. Keep them out of reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Calaptin 40 MG

Overdose

  • Excess of Calaptin 40 tablet may lead to irregular heartbeats, low blood pressure, shock, coma. Overdose may cause symptoms like nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, dizziness, confusion, lack of energy, ski...
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  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Calaptin 40 tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate fo...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Calaptin 40 tablet?

A: Calaptin 40 tablet contains Verapamil as its main component. It is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also used to prevent angina attacks (heart-related chest pain) and some other heart problems.

Q: How to take Calaptin 40 tablet?

A: Calaptin 40 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food, but it would be best if you took it at a fixed time for effective results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Calaptin 40 tablet be used in children?

A: No, Calaptin 40 tablet should not be used in children and adolescents as there is limited information about its safety and effectiveness.

Q: Can I stop taking Calaptin 40 tablet if I start feeling better and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, do not stop taking Calaptin 40 tablet suddenly, as it could worsen your condition and you may suffer from severe heart and blood pressure related problems. Instead, you should consult your doctor and he/she may adjust your dose as per your needs.

Q: What is the content present in Calaptin 40?

A: The content present in Calaptin 40 is verapamil as its active ingredient. It belongs to an anti-hypertensive class of medicines and is used to treat high blood pressure and certain other heart problems.

Q: Can I take Calaptin for anxiety?

A: No, you should not take Calaptin for any other medical condition other than what it is prescribed for. You must consult a doctor before taking any medicine to treat anxiety.

Q: What is the tab Calaptin action?

A: The heart muscles require calcium for contraction. Verapamil in tab Calaptin works by blocking this calcium from entering the heart muscles and blood vessels, thus relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.

Q: What is the dose of Calaptin 40?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take Calaptin 40 endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.
Product Details
Brand
CALAPTIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/10/2024
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)

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