Tarka Dosage

For people with high blood pressure, the recommended Tarka dosage will vary from 2 mg/180 mg to Tarka 4 mg/240 mg once a day. Your healthcare provider may increase or decrease your Tarka dose based on the initial blood pressure response and/or Tarka side effects. Some of the factors that can affect Tarka dosing include other medical conditions you may have, other medications you may be currently taking, and how you respond to Tarka.

Tarka Dosage: An Introduction

The dose of Tarka® (trandolapril/verapamil hydrochloride ER) your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking
  • How your respond to Tarka.
As always, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.

Tarka Dosing for High Blood Pressure

The recommended dosage of Tarka for people with high blood pressure (hypertension) will vary from Tarka 2 mg/180 mg to Tarka 4 mg/240 mg once a day. Based on the initial blood pressure response and/or Tarka side effects, the dosage may be increased or decreased. With each change in dosage, it may take several weeks to see the full effects of Tarka on lowering blood pressure.
If you have kidney disease or liver disease (including cirrhosis), your healthcare provider may choose to start with a lower dose of Tarka and monitor you more closely.

General Tarka Dosage Information

Some considerations for people taking Tarka include:
  • Your Tarka dosage should be taken by mouth with a glass of water.
  • Tarka should be taken with food.  


  • Make sure to take Tarka at the same time each day to maintain even levels of the medication in your blood.
  • For Tarka to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed. Tarka will not work if you take it in a way other than how your healthcare provider has prescribed.
  • If you do not take your Tarka dose as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Do not take a double dose.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to Tarka or your Tarka dosage, please talk to your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist. Do not stop taking Tarka without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
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