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Cardem 60mg Tablet

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Composition for Cardem 60mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cardem 60mg Tablet

MRP
37.59
₹3.76/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cardem Tablet

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Uses of Cardem Tablet

Cardem 60mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, chest pain (Angina) and arrhythmias.
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Cardem Tablet side effects

Common

Headache, Nausea, Fatigue, Dizziness, Feeling of discomfort, Dyspepsia, Stomach pain, Peripheral edema, Constipation, Redness of skin, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk).

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How to use Cardem Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cardem 60mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cardem Tablet works

Cardem 60mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces blood pressure and abnormally fast heartbeat which lowers strain and oxygen requirement of the heart.

In Depth Information on Cardem Tablet

Expert advice for Cardem Tablet

  • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
  • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Inform your doctor if you have developed constipation during treatment with Cardem 60mg Tablet.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with any heart problems (heart attack, heart failure, slow or irregular heart rate).
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
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Cardem Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cardem Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cardem 60mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Cardem 60mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Cardem 60mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Cardem 60mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cardem 60mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advised while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Cardem 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cardem 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cardem Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Diltiazem

Q. Is diltiazem a betablocker/ace inhibitor/ statin/ mono amine oxidase inhibitor?
No, diltiazem belongs to class of medication called as calcium channel blockers
Q. Is diltiazem and Cardizem same?
Yes, diltiazem is generic name and cardiazem is brand name
Q. Is diltiazem a generic drug?
Yes, diltiazem is the generic name of the drug
Q. Is diltiazem narcotic?
No, however, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Does diltiazem cause headache/nausea/diahhrea/bruising/reflex tachycardia/slow heart rate/sleepiness?
Diltiazem can cause headache/nausea/diahhrea. Always consult your doctor regarding its side effects
Q. Can I take diltiazem with ibuprofen/Xanan/metoprolol/ Tylenol/Viagra/Advil (ibuprofen)?
No observed drug interaction occurs with these drugs. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cardem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cardem with Amiodarone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Amiodarone: Tachyra, Pacenorm, Amiodon, Eurythmic, Amiodar, Ritebeat, Cordarone X, Panarol, Duron, Cordarone, Amipace
Cardem with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc, Lerez
Cardem with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan, Phenobarb, Luminalettes
Cardem with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
Cardem with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Cardem with Felodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Felodipine: Plendil, Felogard
Cardem with Nitrendipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrendipine: Cardif
Cardem with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Cardem with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
Cardem with Nifedipine
SERIOUS
Cardem with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron
Cardem with Lacidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lacidipine: Sinopil
Cardem with Nimodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimodipine: Nimpod, Nimocer, Vasotop, Nimodec
Cardem with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress
Cardem with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip
Cardem with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual
Cardem with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Cardem with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Cardem with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Cardem with Silodosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silotime, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo, Silocap, Urief, Silofast
Cardem with Rosiglitazone
MINOR
Medicines with composition Rosiglitazone: Rezult, Windia, Rosicon, Senzia, Rositus
Cardem with Miglitol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Cardem with Acarbose
MINOR
Cardem with Repaglinide
MINOR
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Cardem with Nateglinide
MINOR
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
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