Medicine Overview of Dilter CD Capsule
Side Effects of Dilter CD are Headache, Dizziness, Palpitations, Nausea, Dyspepsia, Fatigue, Stomach pain, Feeling of discomfort, Peripheral edema, Slow heart rate, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Redness of skin, Constipation.
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. Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels, thereby widening the blood vessels and allowing more blood and oxygen to reach the heart. This reduces blood pressure and decreases the chances of angina (chest pain).
In Depth Information on Dilter CD Capsule
- Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule slows down the heartbeat and allows the blood vessels in the body to relax.
- This helps prevent angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease), certain abnormal heart rhythms, stroke and heart attack.
- Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension). Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule as it may make the side effects worse.
Do not stop taking Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule suddenly without talking to your doctor first.
Dilter CD Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule 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.
Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule 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.
Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule 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.
Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dilter CD 90 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Dilter CD Capsule
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 Dilter CD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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