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Dr. Austina Cho
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Cardia Xt (Overview)

Cardia XT is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Please describe the medication: diltiazem hydrochloride?

Please describe the medication: diltiazem hydrochloride?

Diltiazem: Diltiazem is a medicine which lowers the blood pressure but also lowers the heart rate. This gives it an extra advantage but also means that people on this drug should be monitored by a cardiologist for slow heart rates. There are also multiple drug interactions with this drug. It is quite safe when prescribed by an eerie need doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Austina Cho
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Cardia Xt (Overview)

Cardia XT is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Please describe the medication: diltiazem hydrochloride?

Diltiazem: Diltiazem is a medicine which lowers the blood pressure but also lowers the heart rate. This gives it an extra advantage but also means that people on this drug should be monitored by a cardiologist for slow heart rates. There are also multiple drug interactions with this drug. It is quite safe when prescribed by an eerie need doctor. ...Read more

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Is diltiazem hydrochloride 2% cream suitable for breastfeeding?

Is diltiazem hydrochloride 2% cream suitable for breastfeeding?

yes: I couldn't find any data on what percentage, if any systemic absorption occurs with Diltiazem cream, however, oral Diltiazem (which obviously has systemic effects) is considered safe for lactating women. ...Read more

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Can I take adizem (diltiazem hydrochloride) for atrial fibrillation?

Can I take adizem (diltiazem hydrochloride) for atrial fibrillation?

Diltiazem: If your doctor believes that diltiazem is appropriate for your specific situation and prescribes it for you, then you should be able to take it. Diltiazem is a drug commonly used for atrial fibrillation patients. ...Read more

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What is mild cardia and mild antral gastritis?

What is mild cardia and mild antral gastritis?

Gastritis: Cardia and Antrum are part of your stomach. Mild inflammation of the mucosal surface. usually temporary problem. Talk to doctor to see if any treatment necessary at this time. ...Read more

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Could someone tell me about a hatial hernia in the cardia? And what the seriousness of the condition is.

Could someone tell me about a hatial hernia in the cardia? And what the seriousness of the condition is.

Esophagus: The esophagus passes from chest to abdomen through the esophageal hiatus in the diaphragm. If it slides up and down or sticks out of place in the hiatus or next to the hiatus it can cause symptoms of irritation chest pain, reflux etc. The cardia is the name for the upper part of the stomach that slides with the lower esophagus. Some are treated medically and the worst may be treated surgical call. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosed with gaping cardia/ NERD. Please can you explain the meaning to me, causes and cure for it?

I was recently diagnosed with gaping cardia/ NERD. Please can you explain the meaning to me, causes and cure for it?

Unclear on question: Non Erosive Reflux Disease and a loose lower esophageal sphincter? Avoid stomach irritants - spicy food, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, acidic food (tomato/ citrus/ coffee). Eat small meals and do not lay down for at least 2 hrs after meals. Medication like omprazole, ranitidine, sucralfate can help. The only cure is surgery- fundoplication. See link:http://www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/guide/what-is-acid-reflux-disease ...Read more

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My dr said I have mio cardia?

My dr said I have mio cardia?

Myocardia: has to do with the heart. What else did the doctor say? Myocardial infarct? myocardial ischemia? myocarditis? Etc, Etc? ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Definition)

Diltiazem hydrochloride is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more