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Diltiazem (By mouth)

Diltiazem (dil-TYE-a-zem)

Treats high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). This medicine is a calcium channel blocker.

Brand Name(s):

Cardizem, Cardizem CD, Cardizem LA, Cartia XT, Dilt-XR, Matzim LA, Taztia XT, Tiazac

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to diltiazem or similar medicines.

How to Use This Medicine:

Long Acting Capsule, 12 Hour Capsule, 24 Hour Capsule, Tablet, Long Acting Tablet

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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