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DILCONTIN 180 MG TABLET XL

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Composition FOR DILCONTIN

Diltiazem(180 mg)

food interaction for DILCONTIN

alcohol interaction for DILCONTIN

pregnancy interaction for DILCONTIN

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dilcontin 180 mg tablet xl at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Dilcontin 180 mg tablet xl 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR DILCONTIN

    Diltiazem(180 mg)

    Uses

    Dilcontin 180 mg tablet xl is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure, angina and arrhythmias.

    How it works

    Dilcontin 180 mg tablet xl 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.

    Common side effects

    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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    Expert advice FOR DILCONTIN

    • The drug can cause dizziness or fatigue in the first few days.
    • The drug can cause ankle or foot swelling.
    • The drug can cause gum overgrowth. Speak to a dentist if you get this side effect.
    • Check your blood pressure regularly and speak to your doctor if it has not improved after one week.

    Frequently asked questions FOR DILCONTIN

    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

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    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.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)