Verapamil Uses

Verapamil Uses Overview

Verapamil is used to treat:

  • High blood pressure
  • Chest pain [angina including Prinzmetal’s variant; crescendo, pre-infarction, and chronic stable angina (classic effort-associated)]
  • Irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias)
    • In people also taking a digitalis drug (e.g., digoxin) and for those with chronic irregular heartbeats
    • To prevent a rapid heart rate called PSVT.
  • Cluster Headache – Off Label Information (non FDA approved)

Written & reviewed by: Lisa Erwin R.Ph. CGP | Last review date: Dec 2010. Click the References Link below for a complete list of references.

Written & reviewed by: Lisa Erwin R.Ph. CGP | Last review date: Dec 2010.
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