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Clinical Effects and Dosing Guidelines for Trandolapril-Verapamil ER

Effects of Trandolapril-Verapamil ER

A blood pressure reading consists of two numbers -- for example: 120/80. The top number is known as the systolic blood pressure and the bottom number is the diastolic blood pressure. During clinical studies in people taking trandolapril-verapamil ER, systolic blood pressure (the top number) decreased by 7 to 12 mmHg on average and diastolic blood pressure (the bottom number) decreased by 6 to 8 mmHg on average. The higher the dose of trandolapril-verapamil ER, the greater the drop in blood pressure tended to be.
By lowering blood pressure, trandolapril-verapamil ER can decrease the risk of developing health problems that can result from long-term high blood pressure, including a heart attack or stroke (see Effects of High Blood Pressure).

When and How To Take Trandolapril-Verapamil ER?

Some general considerations for when and how to take trandolapril-verapamil ER include:
  • Trandolapril-verapamil ER comes in tablet form. It is taken once a day.
  • Trandolapril-verapamil ER should be taken with food.
  • Do not break, chew, or crush the trandolapril-verapamil ER tablets.
  • Trandolapril-verapamil ER should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level of the medication in your blood.
  • For trandolapril-verapamil ER to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed. Trandolapril-verapamil ER will not work if you stop taking it.

Dosing With Trandolapril-Verapamil ER

The dose of trandolapril-verapamil 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 you respond to trandolapril-verapamil ER.
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Trandolapril-Verapamil ER Dosing for more information about dosing guidelines for trandolapril-verapamil ER.)
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