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Cardizem

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Diltiazem (INN) (/dɪlˈtaɪəzɛm/) is a nondihydropyridines (non-DHP) calcium channel blocker used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and some types of arrhythmia. It relaxes the smooth muscles in the walls of arteries, which opens (dilates) the arteries, allows blood to flow more easily, and lowers blood pressure. Additionally, it lowers blood pressure by acting on the heart itself to reduce the rate, strength, and conduction speed of each beat.

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Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Cough

Posted By Anonymous in everydayhealth.com on July 7, 2010 @ 12:00 am

Seems like it makes me cough. I've only been on this treatment for two weeks. Almost impossible to get the pill out of the push card (way to much work)! I feel better and seem to be able to move much ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in everydayhealth.com on June 15, 2010 @ 12:00 am

This drug was added as 3rd. drug to my treatment as other drugs failed to lower my B/P. IT WORKED ! Need to take it 3 times/day. Sometimes forget middle dose. The long acting version available but ...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: No adverse event

Posted By vivianlinda in drugs.com on June 7, 2010 @ 12:00 am

Cardizem (diltiazem) for Atrial Fibrillation: Taking it for many years with no adverse effects. It's been highly effective.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on January 25, 2010 @ 12:00 am

Cardizem (diltiazem) for Raynaud's Syndrome: Recently diagnosed. Has helped tremendously on circulation and fatigue. I was amazed that I was able to grab a handful of snow for a short time without tri...

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Fatigue, Muscular weakness

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on September 4, 2009 @ 12:00 am

I have been on this medicine for two months. I have had one attack since I started. I do feel a little tired and weak but no other side effects.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on August 24, 2009 @ 12:00 am

Helps my atrial fibrillation. Last ECG was normal.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By karenwest1961 in drugs.com on August 2, 2009 @ 12:00 am

Cardizem (diltiazem) for Atrial Fibrillation: The only drug that has worked to help me get my Atrial fibrillation under control.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By Anonymous in drugs.com on May 24, 2009 @ 12:00 am

I switched to Cardizem from Toprol-XL. Cardizem tires me for about 3 hours, then I'm good.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: Fatigue

Posted By Rudell in drugs.com on May 24, 2009 @ 12:00 am

Cardizem (diltiazem) for High Blood Pressure: I switched to Cardizem from Toprol-XL. Cardizem tires me for about 3 hours, then I'm good.

Druginformer Identified Side Effects: None

Posted By RCinNYC in drugs.com on May 3, 2009 @ 12:00 am

Cardizem (diltiazem) for High Blood Pressure: Started this medication over a year ago, and it has helped keep my heartbeat regular. I had an episode where my heart rate was over 200bpm, and had to go...


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