On this episode, I discuss verapamil pharmacology, adverse effects, and important drug interactions.
There are numerous drug interactions to be aware of with verapamil as it inhibits the enzyme CYP3A4.
Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker (non-dihydropyridine) that blocks calcium channels in the heart and vessels.
In addition to hypotension and bradycardia, verapamil can cause constipation which may be more prominent in our geriatric patients.
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