Vion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. | Bepridil (Medication)
Bepridil is in a class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing (widening) your blood vessels, which makes it easier for your heart to pump and reduces its workload. Bepridil is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and to treat chest pain called angina due to coronary artery disease.
This is a prescription only medicine and should be taken exactly
as your doctor directed for your condition. ...
Among its needed effects, side effects can occur. If you notice any of the following serious side effects, seek medical help immediately:an allergic reaction - difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives; unusually fast or slow heartbeat; fainting or severe dizziness; chest pain; abnormal behavior or psychosis; yellowing of your skin or eyes (jaundice); or swelling of your legs or ankles.
Less serious side effects include:unusual fatigue or tiredness; nausea, upset stomach, diarrhea, or constipation; headache; nervousness or mild dizziness; insomnia; or tremor. If any of these persist or worsen, call your doctor. ...
Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you have any allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions:kidney disease; liver disease; or another disease of the heart or blood vessels, such as sick sinus syndrome, irregular heartbeats, heart failure, low blood pressure, or coronary artery disease.
If you get pregnant while using this, tell your doctor immediately. During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice. ...