Posted by Jim R (18.104.22.168) on December 12, 2001 at 20:09:36:
In Reply to: For Those Who Have Never Tried Verapamil posted by Jack on December 12, 2001 at 20:05:43:
it stopped working...still on it though. For 10 years my 120 mgs., then 240 mgs prevented CH, but BOOM - this fall back they came. Tried going up on the dose and ended up in the ER. My neuro just told me that it is NOT a benign drug - there can be serious ramifications if one can't handle a high dosage, such as passing out from bradycardia, not enough pumping action from teh heart, therefore ischemia... I asked to increase even after ending up in the ER and got a pretty emphatic "no".
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