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Dilcardia 30mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Dilcardia 30mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Dilcardia Tablet

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Uses of Dilcardia Tablet

Dilcardia 30mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, chest pain (Angina) and arrhythmias.
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Dilcardia 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 Dilcardia 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. Dilcardia 30mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dilcardia Tablet works

Dilcardia 30mg 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 Dilcardia Tablet

Expert advice for Dilcardia 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 Dilcardia.
  • 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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Dilcardia Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Dilcardia Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dilcardia 30mg 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
Dilcardia 30mg 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
Dilcardia 30mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Dilcardia 30mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dilcardia 30mg 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
Dilcardia 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dilcardia 30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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