Calaptin SR 120 mg Tablet is used to treat angina (heart-related chest pain), high blood pressure, and some types of irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia). It works by relaxing blood vessels to lower blood pressure. This helps to reduce the workload of the heart.
Calaptin 120 SR Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it regularly at a fixed time each day as advised by your doctor. Keep using this medicine even if you feel well. If you stop taking it suddenly, your condition may worsen. This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.
The most common side effects of this medicine include constipation, dizziness, nausea, hypotension, and headache. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. Consult your doctor if they bother you or do not go away. Drinking alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine as it may worsen the side effects.
Calaptin 120 SR Tablet 15’s contains ‘Verapamil’. It is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Verapamil belongs to a class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.
Directions for Use
Calaptin 120 SR Tablet 15’s is available in the form of tablets. Your doctor prescribes the dose and duration of the medication. Do not increase or decrease the dose without the doctor’s advice. Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush or break it. Try to take the tablets at a fixed time every day for the best results.