Is NiceRx a Calan coupon provider?
NiceRx does not provide Calan coupons, discount cards or copay cards. We do not offer printable Calan manufacturer coupons, Calan discounts, rebates, Calan savings cards, trial offers, or free samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs.
Calan patient assistance program
Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.
How much does Calan cost without insurance?
Calan prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Calan oral tablets 80 mg will typically cost around $330 for 100 tablets.
How much does Calan cost with insurance?
Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Calan with insurance. To find out what you will need to pay, contact your pharmacist or insurance provider. They will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
What is Calan?
Calan is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication distributed by Searle LLC, a Division of Pfizer Inc. Calan contains verapamil a calcium channel blocker that works by relaxing blood vessels. It is used to prevent high blood pressure (hypertension) which helps to prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Calan is also used to prevent chest pain (angina) and to control your heart rate if you have fast or irregular heartbeats (such as bradycardia or atrial fibrillation).
What doses of Calan are available?
Calan is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 80 mg.
Always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Calan active ingredients
Calan contains verapamil hydrochloride (verapamil HCl) as the active ingredient.
Calan side effects
The most common side effects of verapamil in clinical trials include:
In rare instances, Calan can cause more serious adverse effects. These can include:
- Liver problems – dark urine, fatigue, appetite decreased, stomach pain, light-colored stools, vomiting, or yellow skin or eyes
- Abnormal liver function tests
- Slow heartbeat
- Hypotension – Very bad dizziness or fainting
- Shortness of breath, sudden weight gain, or swelling in the arms or legs (edema)
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Calan against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Calan to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Calan drug interactions
Calan can interact with other medications. These include:
- Beta-blockers – atenolol, metoprolol, or propranolol
- Disopyramide or flibanserin
- Rifamycins – rifampin, ritonavir
- St. John’s wort
- Other heart or blood pressure medicines – clonidine, digoxin, ivabradine, nicardipine, or quinidine
- Azole antifungals – itraconazole, ketoconazole, voriconazole
- Antivirals – nelfinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir
- Statins – atorvastatin, pravastatin, simvastatin
- Anticonvulsants – carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Calan.
You should not use Calan if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient verapamil
- Are allergic to any of the other inactive ingredients in Calan
- Have sick sinus syndrome or AV block (unless you have a pacemaker)
- Have severe heart failure
- Have heart rhythm disorders of the atrium
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Talk to your doctor before using Calan if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Calan
- Have Lown-Ganong-Levine syndrome or Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
- Have low blood pressure
- Have a slow heartbeat
Calan is the trademark brand name for verapamil distributed by Searle LLC, a Division of Pfizer Inc. A generic version of verapamil is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Calan savings through NiceRx.
The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.