Generic Cardizem (Diltiazem)
Diltiazem belongs to the class of calcium channel blocker, it helps to treat high blood pressure, certain heart rhythm disorders, and angina.
Diltiazem belongs to a group of so called calcium channel blockers. This medication relaxes blood vessels and lowers the heart rate. It can be applied in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, some types of arrhythmia.
Dosage and direction
Use Cardizem as it is prescribed by your doctor
Do not use the medicine more often than it is prescribed. Do not give up taking it except on the advice of your doctor.
It may need time for the medicine to help.
Consult your doctor concerning proper dose for you.
If you have missed your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you see that it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take your dose twice.
If you think you have used too much of this medicine seek emergency medical attention right away. The symptoms of overdose usually include chest pain, nausea, irregular heartbeat, and feeling light-headed or fainting.
Store your medicines at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store your drugs in the bathroom. Keep all drugs away from reach of children and pets.
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