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What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Verelan if you have:
 
  • Heart disease, including congestive heart failure
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia), including sick sinus syndrome
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome or Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome
  • Liver disease, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Low blood pressure
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Duchenne's muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Verelan Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 

What If I Overdose on the Medicine?

People who take too much Verelan may have overdose symptoms that could include:
 
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • A slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
  • Decreased mental function
  • Fluid in the lungs.
     
If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Verelan Overdose for more information.)
 
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