| Bepridil, Vascor
Bepridil is a calcium-channel blocker.
Bepridil is no longer available in the United States. Bepridil can cause new, serious arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) or worsen already existing arrhythmias, especially after a myocardial infarction (heart attack).
calcium-channel blocker, discontinued
abdominal pain, akathisia, appetite stimulation, blurred vision, constipation, depression, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, edema, fatigue, fever, flatulence, gastritis, headache, hypotension, impotence, insomnia, libido decrease, myalgia, nausea/vomiting, premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), QT prolongation, sinus bradycardia, sinus tachycardia, syncope, torsade de pointes, vertigo, xerostomia,
Calcium and Vitamin D
Calcium and Vitamin D may counteract the action of calcium-channel blockers.
Grapefruit juice inhibits the breakdown of several drugs, including calcium channel blockers.
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