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    Diltiazem Topical

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    Diltiazem topical uses

    Diltiazem Topical is used in the treatment of anal fissure.

    How diltiazem topical works

    Diltiazem topical 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.

    Common side effects of diltiazem topical

    Available Medicine for Diltiazem Topical

    Expert advice for Diltiazem Topical

    • 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 Diltiazem Topical.
    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions for Diltiazem Topical

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 06 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)