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Quote from lane413:
Finres, is this the brand name of the drug? Is it used for hbp or what disease. I did some research today and discovered the same thing applies to verapamil. it also stated that verapamil depresses insulin. My mom has been on verapamil for eight yrs.

Is this drug amiadorone(sp?) a ccb?

Amiodarone is a Class III antiarrythimic drug. It's brand names in the US are cordarone and pacerone. It is used to treat ventricular arrythmias such as ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.

Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker used to treat hypertension, angina, and arrythmias(atrial flutter/atrial fibrillation). In the US its brand names are Calan, Verelan, Isoptin and Covera HS.