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Verapamil hydrochloride is indicated in adults, neonates, infants, children and adolescents for the treatment of:
1. Coronary artery disease (conditions characterized by inadequate oxygen supply to the cardiac muscle) including: chronic stable angina pectoris, unstable angina pectoris (crescendo angina, angina at rest), vasospastic angina pectoris (Prinzmetal's angina, variant angina), post-myocardial infarction angina in patients without heart failure if beta-blockers are not indicated.
2. Disturbance of cardiac rhythm in paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation/atrial flutter with rapid atrioventricular conduction (except in Wolff-Parkinson- White or Lown-Ganong-Levine syndromes)
3. High blood pressure (hypertension).
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The dose of verapamil hydrochloride should be adjusted individually in accordance with the severity of disease. Long-standing clinical experience shows that the average daily dose in all indications is between 240 mg and 360 mg. The daily dose should not exceed 480 mg on a long-term basis, although a higher dose may be used for a short period. There is no limitation on the duration of use. Verapamil hydrochloride should not be discontinued abruptly after long-term use. It is recommended to taper the dosage.
Once a day.
Tablets should be taken without sucking or chewing, with sufficient liquid, preferably with or shortly after meals.
Use with caution in acute myocardial infarction complicated by bradycardia