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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Dilacor Xr (Overview)

Dilacor XR 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. Suzanne Galli
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Dilacor Xr (Overview)

Dilacor XR is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What is the side effect of green tea extract capsule to pravastatin sodium & diltiazem?

What is the side effect of green tea extract capsule to pravastatin sodium & diltiazem?

None.: Green tea powder is a potent anti-oxidant and will not interfere with pravastatin or diltiazem. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects to diltiazem?

What are the most common side effects to diltiazem?

Several.: It lowers bp, but lowers heart rate. It can constipate. It is used for arrythymias, bp, migraine prophylaxis, and other things. I think the most bothersome for patients is constipation, especially those with this problem already. ...Read more

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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 the definition or description of: Dilacor allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Dilacor allergy?

Dilacor allergy: Dilacor ((diltiazem hydrochloride) is a calcium channel blocker used for treatment of high blood pressure, angina cardiac rhythm disorders. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.rxlist.com/dilacor-xr-side-effects-drug-center.htm ...Read more

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Diltiazem gel safe while nursing?

Diltiazem gel safe while nursing?

Unknown : There is not enough information on even oral diltiazem, let alone gel. The 2% gel used for anal fissure, maybe absorbed systemically however is unreliable, unlikely to be significant and will vary from dose to dose. ...Read more

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Can Diltiazem cause decreased libido?

Can Diltiazem cause decreased libido?

Not likely : Almost any drug can cause almost any side effect. But clinical experience & data collection tell us which side effects are common, or uncommon. Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker which relaxes the walls of blood vessels, lowering blood pressure. It also has effects on heart rhythm. Erectile dysfunction is possible, although in some studies the drug had no effect or even improved erections. ...Read more

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Cardizem or tiazac (diltiazem) 120 comparison?

Cardizem: Same generic drug with two different delivery systems. ...Read more

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Cardizem or tiazac (diltiazem) --are both good?

Cardizem or tiazac (diltiazem) --are both good?

Cardizem: Same generic medication with different drug delivery system and probably equivalent in lowering blood pressure and possibly heart rate. ...Read more

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Diltiazem gel for anal fiissure - is long term use ok?

Diltiazem gel for anal fiissure - is long term use ok?

Probably: The studies that showed effectiveness of Diltiazem ointment for anal fissures generally used twice daily application for 6-8 weeks to watch for acute healing of the fissure. Patients that did not respond were offered other proven treatments, usually surgery. No large studies have looked at safety for long term use but oral Diltiazem is often used as long term therapy for high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can you send me a prescription for diltiazem 2% gel please?

Can you send me a prescription for diltiazem 2% gel please?

Mgt: More information is needed in order to do this. A virtual appt in available online: Healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ If you are experiencing high BP and symptoms, please seek care from the ED. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Definition)

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