Dilzem CD 90mg 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). This medicine 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.
The active ingredient of Dilzem CD 90mg Tab is Diltiazem 90 MG
Dilzem CD 90mg 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 CD 90mg Tab reduces blood pressure and decreases the chances of angina (chest pain).
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine
Dilzem CD 90mg 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:
Dilzem CD 90mg 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 CD 90mg 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 CD 90mg Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.
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:
It is best to take Dilzem CD 90mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine 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.
safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine 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.
safe to use in pregnant women? This medicine 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.
safe to use in breastfeeding women? This medicine 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.
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.
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 this medicine, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.
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 patients health. It is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.
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. This medicine interacts with carbamazepine, iraconazole, ethinyl estradiol, atorvastatin. Do not start this medicine on your own. Please consult your doctor.
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.
This medication is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and angina pectoris (chest pain). It works by relaxing the blood vessels.
Diltiazem calms blood vessels, lowering blood pressure.
PO- The recommended dose range is 30 – 60mgday in divided doses. It comes as a tablet and capsule, with or without food.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
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.
Dilzem CD 90mg 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). This medicine helps to reduce the workload of the heart.
Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, headache, constipation, dizziness, fatigue, flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), nausea, rash and sleepiness.
It may be taken on an empty stomach or along with food.
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.
Yes. This tab may make you drowsy.
No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, an overdosage can lead to symptoms like trembling, rashes, swelling, sweating, nausea, vomiting and palpitaions. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women except in life-threatening conditions. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.
It needs a prescription.
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can lower the blood pressure drastically.
Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).
No. Please swallow it whole.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 7-8 hours of administration of the dose.
The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.
The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.
Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.
Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.
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indrad -382721,dist mehsana,india
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