Calan Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Calan?

You should not take Calan if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Calan, verapamil hydrochloride, or any of the inactive components used to make Calan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make Calan.
     
  • Have severe left ventricular dysfunction (the left side of your heart is weak or damaged).
     
  • Have sick sinus syndrome and do not have a pacemaker.
     
  • Have third- or second-degree heart block and do not have a pacemaker.
     
  • Have low blood pressure (hypotension), with your systolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg.
     
  • Have Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome or Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome.
     
  • Are having a heart attack and have fluid in your lungs.
     

Calan Warnings and Precautions: Summary

There are several situations in which Calan should not be taken, along with a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with Calan. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions for Calan were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the Calan warnings or precautions that may apply to you.
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