Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER

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₹15.6/Capsule ER
10 capsule er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Dilzem CD Capsule ER

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Uses of Dilzem CD Capsule ER

Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina) and arrhythmias.
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Side effects of Dilzem CD Capsule ER

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 Dilzem CD Capsule ER

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER at a fixed time.

How Dilzem CD Capsule ER works

Dilzem cd 120mg capsule er 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 Dilzem CD Capsule ER

Expert advice for Dilzem CD Capsule ER

  • 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 Dilzem cd.
  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER 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.
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Driving
Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER 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.
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Liver
CAUTION
Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER should be used with caution in pa
tients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cordarone 150mg Injection 3ml, Eurythmic 150mg Injection, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Stamlo 2.5mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dilzem CD 120mg Capsule ER

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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