Medicine Overview of Diltigesic Gel
Uses of Diltigesic Gel
Diltigesic 2% Gel is used in the treatment of Anal fissure.
How to use Diltigesic Gel
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.
How Diltigesic Gel works
Diltigesic 2% gel works in anal fissure by blocking the action of calcium on blood vessels of anus. As a result, blood vessels are relaxed which allows fissure (tear) to heal and relieves pain.
In Depth Information on Diltigesic Gel
Expert advice for Diltigesic Gel
- 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 Diltigesic.
- 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.
Special precautions for Diltigesic 2% Gel
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WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diltigesic 2% Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Diltigesic 2% Gel 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.+more
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area....
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
It is not known whether Diltigesic 2% Gel alters the ability+more
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
There is limited information available on the use of Diltige+more
sic 2% Gel in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Diltigesic 2% Gel
Frequently asked questions for Diltiazem Topical
Q. Is diltiazem and cardizem same?
Yes, diltiazem is generic name and cardizem is brand name
Q. Is diltiazem narcotic?
No, diltiazem is not a narcotic substance
Q. Does diltiazem cause nausea/diarrhea/bruising/reflex tachycardia/sleepiness?
Diltiazem can cause nausea/diarrhea. Always consult your doctor regarding its side effects.
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