verapamil HCl

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verapamil HCl (vərap´əmil´),

n brand names: Calan, Isoptin, Calan SR, Isoptin SR, others;
class: calcium-channel blocker;
action: inhibits calcium ion influx across cell membranes during cardiac depolarization; produces relaxation of coronary vascular smooth muscle, dilates coronary arteries, decreases SA/AV node conduction, and dilates peripheral arteries;
uses: chronic stable angina pectoris, vasospastic angina, dysrhythmias, hypertension.
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A variety of studies in the United States and Europe found that the use of trandolapril and verapamil HCl ER in fixed combination for the treatment of hypertension does not increase the incidence of side effects over monotherapy with each component and improves control of hypertension.
Notably, Verapamil HCl Sustained-Release Capsules is the Company's fourth significant product introduction in approximately 18 months.
Baker Norton will continue to manufacture and Goldline will continue to distribute verapamil HCl ER tablets under the Knoll patent.
The increase in revenues and income before income taxes was primarily due to increased sales of verapamil HCl ER tablets.
verapamil HCl ER tablets on its list of interchangeable drug products.
Verapamil HCL ER, which is a sustained release product administered once per day for the treatment of hypertension, is a generic equivalent of a product marketed by Knoll under the brand name Isoptin(R) SR.