Isoptin


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Isoptin

 [i-sop´tin]
trademark for a preparation of verapamil, a coronary vasodilator.

Isoptin

(ī-sŏp′tn)
A trademark for the drug verapamil.

Isoptin

a trademark for a calcium channel blocker or calcium ion antagonist (verapamil).
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In fact, the drug verapamil, sold as the brands Calan and Isoptin, actually decreased patients' risk of worsening heart disease.
Nerve Blockers Generic Name Trade Name rauwolfia derivatives Reserpine guanethidine Ismelin guanadrel Hylorel alpha methyldopa Aldomlet clonidine Catapres guanabenz Wytensin prazosin Minipress terazosin Hytrin Beta Blockers propranolol Inderal metoprolol Lopressor nadolol Corgard atenolol Tenormin timolol Blocadren pindolol Visken acebutolol Sectral labetolol Normodyne or Trandate Blood Vessel Dilators hydralazine, Apresoline minoxidil Loniten(**) Hormone inhibitors captopril Capoten enalapril Vasotec lisinopril Prinivel or Zestril Calcium Channel Blockers nifedipine Procardia verapamil Isoptin or Calan diltiazem Cardizem nicardipine Cardene
The non-dihydropyridines (verapamil/Calan, Isoptin, diltiazem/Cardizem) have a greater effect on slowing the heart, and for this reason need to be taken with caution if you're also taking a beta blocker, or have severe heart failure or certain arrhythmias.