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DILZEM 30MG TAB

Dilzem 30mg Tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Dilzem 30mg Tab is known as a calcium channel blocker and is used to treat angina (heart-related chest pain), high blood pressure and some types of irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia). Dilzem 30mg Tab helps to reduce the workload of the heart. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of Dilzem 30mg Tab is Diltiazem 30 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Dilzem 30mg Tab is a calcium channel blocker and it blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels, thereby widening the blood vessels and allowing more blood and oxygen to reach the heart. Dilzem 30mg Tab reduces blood pressure and decreases the chances of angina (chest pain).

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Dilzem 30mg Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • Liver ailments
  • Kidney problems
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Heart failure
  • Recent heart attack
  • Fluid in lungs
  • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
  • Caution: It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Dilzem 30mg Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Dilzem 30mg Tab
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
How to Use

How to Use

Dilzem 30mg Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Dilzem 30mg Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
Dilzem 30mg Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Rashes
  • Itching
  • Palpitations
  • Trouble breathing
  • Sweating
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take Dilzem 30mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Dilzem 30mg Tab is most probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. This tablet rarely affects the kidneys. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the renal issues before using this medicine.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? Dilzem 30mg Tab may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? Dilzem 30mg Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? Dilzem 30mg Tab may be safe if you are breastfeeding. However, this tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting Dilzem 30mg Tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. It is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start Dilzem 30mg Tab on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Diltiazem for:

This medication is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and angina pectoris (chest pain). It works by relaxing the blood vessels.

How does Diltiazem work:

Diltiazem calms blood vessels, lowering blood pressure.

How should Diltiazem be used:

PO- The recommended dose range is 30 – 60mgday in divided doses. It comes as a tablet and capsule, with or without food.

Common side effects of Diltiazem :

Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. - Headache. - Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. - Hard stools (constipation). Drinking more liquids, working out, or adding fiber to your diet may help. Talk with your doctor about a stool softener or laxativ

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Diltiazem :

Alert your doctor if you have kidney, liver or any kind of heart disease. - Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you become pregnant while being treated with Diltiazem. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Diltiazem.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. - Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Trouble breathing. Very bad headache. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Diltiazem with other medicines:

Alert your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here: - other medicines for high blood pressure or heart disease, especially digoxin, atenolol, propranolol - antiviral medicines such as ritonavir - antifungal medicines such as itraconazole, ketoconazole - antibiotics such as erythromycin, clarithromycin - epilepsy medicine such as carbamazepine, phenytoin - a gastric medicine called cimetidine - cholesterol medicine such as simvastatin, lovastatin - a medicine for transplant or rheumatoid illness called ciclosporin. - Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Diltiazem :

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Calcium Antagonists


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Dilzem 30mg Tab?

Dilzem 30mg Tab is known as a calcium channel blocker and is used to treat angina (heart-related chest pain), high blood pressure and some types of irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia). Dilzem 30mg Tab helps to reduce the workload of the heart.

Q2. Can we take Dilzem 30mg Tab daily?

It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.

Q3. How many Dilzem 30mg Tab can be taken in a day?

This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

Q4. What are the side effects of Dilzem 30mg Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, headache, constipation, dizziness, fatigue, sleepiness, dizziness, nausea, flushing and rash.

Q5. Does Dilzem 30mg Tab make you sleepy?

Yes. This tab may make you drowsy.

Q6. When should I take Dilzem 30mg Tab?

At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

Q7. Is Dilzem 30mg Tab harmful for health?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

Q8. Can we take Dilzem 30mg Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

It can be taken with or without food.

Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Dilzem 30mg Tabs?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver ailments, kidney problems, low blood pressure(hypotension), heart failure, recent heart attack, fluid in lungs should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q10. Can I give Dilzem 30mg Tab to a child?

Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

Q11. How long does the effect of Dilzem 30mg Tab last?

It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

Q12. Can I take Dilzem 30mg Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

Q13. At what time can I take Dilzem 30mg Tab?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

Q14. Can I take Dilzem 30mg Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

No. Prescription Required.

Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Dilzem 30mg Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

Q16. How to store Dilzem 30mg Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Dilzem 30mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q18. For how long should I take Dilzem 30mg Tab?

The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Dilzem 30mg Tab?

The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Dilzem 30mg Tab?

DILZEWYN 30MG TAB
,
ANGIZEM 30MG TAB
,
CHANNEL 30MG TAB

Seller Information
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TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

indrad -382721,dist mehsana,india

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TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

indrad -382721,dist mehsana,india

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