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  1. are you taking cardizem CD, are you retaining fluid
    ... getting heavier all the time... :Finally, they start Cardizem CD and i feel better but guess what...i am puffing...

  2. night sweats in neck area
    ... valve replacement.My medications include Coumadin, Cardizem and Glucophage. I would appreciate comments and information...

General Health board

  1. Grapefruit?
    ... calcium channel blocker (CCB) class (i.e., Norvasc, Cardizem , etc.). It makes the drugs slightly more potent by...
    ... calcium channel blocker (CCB) class (i.e., Norvasc, Cardizem , etc.). It makes the drugs slightly more potent by...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Blood pressure meds and singulair
    ... try another calcium channel blocker next, probably cardizem . Does anyone take singulair along with BP medicine...
    ... Thanks for the reply. I'm going to try cardizem next. I'm hoping I can tolerate it.:(...

Incontinence board

  1. Can hbp meds cause incontinence?Lenin could you weigh in on this?
    ... I forgot that I have also been on cardizem . It caused a lot swelling and fatigue. I split the...
    ... I forgot that I have also been on cardizem . It caused a lot swelling and fatigue. I split the...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Have Lupus & having various new & increased existing problems
    ... doppler and other tests, didn't show anything. I know Cardizem can do that...but it usually affects both legs! Also ... 200 mgs 2x a day Etdolac 500 mgs 2 xs a day Cardizem 240 mgs 1x a day Elavil 25 mgs 1x a day Elavil...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. New Migraines
    ... extreme hair thinning. My Doctor wants me to now try Cardizem CR. I have had three migraines in the past 3 weeks ... . Has anyone used Cardizem , and what about any side effects. Thank you...
    ... My husband takes Cardizem Cd which is a calicum blocker rather then a beta blocker...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. Have Lupus & having various new & increased existing problems
    ... doppler and other tests, didn't show anything. I know Cardizem can do that...but it usually affects both legs! Also ... 200 mgs 2x a day Etdolac 500 mgs 2 xs a day Cardizem 240 mgs 1x a day Elavil 25 mgs 1x a day Elavil...

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. tegretol(carbamazepine) carcinogenic?
    ... clarithromycin (Biaxin), danazol (Danocrine), diltiazem ( Cardizem ), erythromycin (E-Mycin), fluoxetine (Prozac), isoniazid...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. dumping syndrome
    ... beta blockers (which drove me absolutely crazy) and cardizem . A long time ago I had an upper and lower GI and...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. treatment for sudden pain in chest related to heart burn.
    ... will help and if severe calcium channel blockers like cardizem will help....

  2. Mastic Gum
    ... in a few weeks. i am now taking 40 benicar hct, and cardizem la 240 to control bp. i also take nexium every day...

  3. Can't decide...GB related- again : )
    ... years ago he put me on benicar Hct and later added cardizem la. with the others i ran a gamut of side effects ... but now, i do think i'm having trouble with the cardizem . i'm experiencing bad joint pain which stops after ... with my dr.'s knowledge, and then go back to the cardizem . well after 3 weeks back on cardizem the joint pain...

  4. Stomach Spasms or What???
    ... quell. (I have low blood pressure, so couldn't take Cardizem , e.g.) I don't have pain with my burbles/flutters...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. diagnosing thyroid issues
    ... thryoid surgey). I am currently on Verapamil, was on Cardizem , neither have worked well all the time. Off and on...

  2. Endo put me on low dose synthroid--questions???
    ... times around 188/110 at my highest in Oct. I am on Cardizem 240 mg, 1 mg Ativan to try to help me sleep which...
    ... times around 188/110 at my highest in Oct. I am on Cardizem 240 mg, 1 mg Ativan to try to help me sleep which...

  3. do you feel worse around ovulation?
    ... they really don't do anything for me but put me on cardizem drip to slow down my heart rate. It just seems to...

  4. elevation of epinephrine in the urine
    ... that it lasted for hours and the hospital gave me cardizem to slow down my heart rate. I just want this all...

  5. help I really need info on svt and thyroid
    ... clocked at about 190 bpm and it took 2 tries with cardizem to break it, adenosine wouldnt work..... my electrophysiol...

Birth Control board

  1. Significantly increased blood pressure whilst taking combined pill?
    ... go down. they prescribed me a blood pressure pill ( cardizem ) and now i'm back to normal. I was given the option...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Atrial Fibrillation
    ... medication to place her on. She is already taking Cardizem ER 300mgs and Lasix 120 mgs, and K-Dur 80mgs daily ... any personal experience or even ideas: 1. The Cardizem ER that she has been on for over 7 years is not working...

  2. Failed ablations.. what next??
    ... somewhat under control with drugs such as Digoxin and Cardizem and a couple others. When the PVCs became more frequent...
    ... Hopesprings, I have SVT. I tried cardizem ... no bad side effects, but did not help my rate at...

  3. what do low b/p people take for tachy?
    ... skinny with low b/p however they want me to take cardizem for fast rate.Is anyone have this problem?...

  4. fast heart rate /skip beats/low b/p?medications?any one have fast heart rate /skippin
    ... beats and low b/p? what meds do you take? Anyone take cardizem for this? im chicken to take it since it is a blood...

  5. Confused
    ... should do a heart CT to make sure. Wants me to start cardizem now even before CT. I don't want to if not necessary...

  6. anyone take cadizem for fast heart rate ?
    ... problem for you taking this?thanks I used to take Cardizem for SVT and I hated it. I was constantly tired and...
    ... [QUOTE=Carriemay123;3527332]I used to take Cardizem for SVT and I hated it. I was constantly tired and...

  7. Has anyone elected to just take aspirin and NO antiarrhthmic drugs?
    ... I was having a heart attack) There they put me on Cardizem drip and waited several hours to see if my heart would ... so they did a TEE and Cardioversion. I was put on Cardizem and suffered terrible side effects. I tried several ... so this was the best med for me. I argued that the cardizem had not worked in the hospital..it just kept my blood ... pressure down. Long story short..I came off the cardizem (not easy) and am now suffering form severe panic...

  8. Are there any benifits to taking a calcium channel blocker vs beta blocker?
    ... recently had an AF with cardioversion and was put on cardizem . It has been two weeks now and I am just now starting...
    ... I have been on 4 beta blockers and switched to CCP Cardizem a month ago. It took me 2 weeks to get through the ... right arm. So, i'm still not sure if I will stay on Cardizem or go back to atenalol. If I do I will have to live ... would like to hear more about how you are feeling on cardizem . Regards, Miranda...
    ... your replies. I seemed to be getting used to the cardizem , except for occasional dizziness(which I hope, will...
    ... anxiety on this Med. Did you have it before you started cardizem ? I'm thinking of going back to a BB. I know what ... Please keep me posted on how you are doing with cardizem if you don't mind. Miranda...

  9. artiral fibulation
    ... weeks ago. I had to be cardioverted and they put me on cardizem . I had a very difficult time with it ..they gave me ... extreme anxiety. Now, my feet are swelling from the cardizem . Now they want to put me on a water pill too! I became ... and "AF"! I have decided to try and come off the cardizem and try to negate these afibs with certain antioxidants...

  10. recently had TEE and cardioversion for AF, feeling paranoid!
    ... was taken to the emergency room where they put me on cardizem , followed by a TEE and cardioversion. This did restore ... away. This time they did not. The doctor put me on cardizem and said to take it easy for a few days (which I am...
    ... history of PVC. NO cardioversion yet but I'm on cardizem . The Meds seem to make me have obsessive thaughts ... what to do. Check with your Dr. again. I read about cardizem , it can cause unsual thinking....

  11. How long for side effects?
    ... breath, anxiety, so now I am on a different med called Cardizem . Maybe I will do better on channel blockers instead ... beta blockers (already tried 4 of them). I started Cardizem last night and I cannot believe how much more anxiety...

  12. tachyacardia
    ... of drug in ambulance. Two subsequent injections of cardizem brought it down but never below 135. She reported...

  13. Any Help 21yrs old living with A Fib
    ... My HR went up to 280 BPMs. I was put on ameodorone, cardizem , lasix, beta-blockers and I was not cardioverted(due...

  14. Artery spasms?
    ... mean time, my family doctor has put me on 120mg of Cardizem once a day to control the spams. Is there anyone ... serious is this? Also, anyone with experience with Cardizem ? I am really anti-medication, but the doctor said...

  15. A-fib conversion
    ... been on many meds, Amiodarone, Atenolol, Kerlone, Cardizem , and now I am on betapace. Wanted to try the tikosyn...

  16. Palpations/Tachycardia
    ... described. She went through all the tests, and was given Cardizem and feels 100% better now on the pill. You are too...

  17. A FIB and Antiarrhythmic Drugs
    ... with A FIB. She is currently on 5mg Warfarin, 360mg Cardizem LA, 250mcg Digitek, 100mg Flecainide Acetate (X2)...

  18. pvc's
    ... wrote a while ago had many PVC's.He has been taking cardizem for slightly high bp and his doc upped his dose because...
    ... lowering blood pressure. Calcium channel blockers (eg Cardizem ) are considered better options at present. I'm living...
    ... lowering blood pressure. Calcium channel blockers (eg Cardizem ) are considered better options at present. I'm living ... ago but had to go back to the beta blocker. Also the Cardizem swells his ankles very fast infact last night he went...
    ... predictable area and relatively easy to ablate. Meanwhile, Cardizem is the only thing that has ever even partially worked...

  19. Beta Blockers
    ... to say, I don't take them anymore haha... I take Cardizem only as needed (a calcium channel blocker) and it...

  20. Lisinopril (Accupril) and other meds? ...
    ... Coumadin 7.5mg most nights but 10.0 mg twice a week. Cardizem (Diltiazem) twice a day despite advertisements saying...

  21. swollen ankles
    ... The swelling is most probably the result of the cardizem , it's common. Unfortunately it't different from normal ... often don't do a thing for it. A trial without the cardizem is a good idea....
    ... The swelling is most probably the result of the cardizem , it's common. Unfortunately it't different from normal ... often don't do a thing for it. A trial without the cardizem is a good idea. My husband has asthma and has...

  22. How long for Cardizem CD to fully start working?
    ... I would think that the Cardizem CD (diltiazem) would have begun working by now if...
    ... achycardia upon standing, but not as bad. I was switched to Cardizem because my artery spasmed during the cath test, and ... Toprol isn't for spasms. My cardiologist thought Cardizem would control BOTH the spasms and the tachycardia ... . One thing I have noticed about the Cardizem though, is that my heart doesn't pound so hard while...

  23. Diltiazem...anyone take it??
    ... correct spelling of the drug. It is also known as Cardizem which is a calcium Channel blocker. I am allegeric...

  24. started the Beta Blockers!!
    ... but couldn't tolerate but 1/2 of the smallest dose, Cardizem , Toprol and am currently on bisoprolol. There wasn...

  25. Arrythmia, Heart Rate, and Blood Pressure
    ... My heart rate was 104 and he decided to put me on Cardizem LA 180mg to help regulate my heart rate and blood...

  26. After Bypass - Hot Flashes
    ... after my last visit to my cardiologist, he took me off cardizem and coumadin and reduced my rhythmol. he no longer...

  27. PAC's Question
    ... did i tell you i am 64?. he previously took me off cardizem , coumadin, rhythmol, and cut my toprol to 100 mg....

  28. Psvt & Pvcs
    ... and we went to the ER where they gave him a shot of cardizem (spelling) which slowed down the heartbeat but did...

  29. topral side effects
    ... heart into rhthym again. the ablation , coumadin, cardizem , rhythmol, and toprol have not fixed it yet....

  30. unexplained chest pain
    ... my condition. Vasodilators such as nitroglycerin, cardizem , and zestril that I've taken have worsened my condition...
    ... the following: Vasodilators such as nitroglycerin, cardizem , and zestril that I've taken have worsened my condition...
    ... pain. It made my pain much worse. I was prescribed cardizem in March '04 when doctor thought I may be having heart...

  31. babag please help
    ... be about 138 and brought it down to the 70's with cardizem (cardio version) but soon after i would have close...
    ... if so, it took 6mos to calm down. he took away my cardizem , and coumadin(yes), reduced my rhythmol by a third...
    ... bother him. at the same visit, i have been moved off cardizem , coumadin cold turkey on 11/04, and have a reduction...

  32. Supra Ventricular Tachycardia
    ... cardiologist. another ablation in the future? i am on cardizem , tropol xl, and rhythmol and still have breakthroughs...

  33. What Med Could Help Slow Pulse?
    ... still are active at my age! Until I can start The Cardizem , (if I do) I am just taking Clonidine, 0.1 -3x24 ...

  34. atrial fib, how much medicine?
    ... spiking to 230 down to the 60's. Now I am on coumadin, cardizem 360mg., toprol xl 150mg., lanoxin .25mg., lexapro...
    ... 2004. I was put on coumadin 5 mg per day, along with cardizem 180mg qd. The coumadin gave me some bleeding problems...

  35. Electro Cath...for PVC treatment
    ... a trip to the er and they stablized my heart with cardizem drip. i now take cardizen 60mg 2x, toprol xl 200 mg...
    ... the other day, we went to er. they stablized it with cardizem drip which i am now taking in pill form along with...

  36. Anyone out there with SVT or A-Tach ?
    ... of cartizem and a 5 mg drip and another 20 bolus of cardizem before it finally slowed down. My electrophysiologist...

  37. Problems since ablation
    ... during and afterwards. hum? my meds are toprol xl, cardizem , coumadin, and rhythmol. vitals and all blood tests...

  38. Stopped taking the Toprol xr
    ... a week. I switched to a calcium channel blocker, cardizem without slowly going off of toprol. I didn't have...

  39. Fast HR upon standing
    ... low blood pressure), Inderal, pindolol, florinef, cardizem , digoxin, ...some others that i can't remember at...

  40. My Dad has a Pacemaker and Drinks Cases of Beers
    ... sure if it was a by-pass), and is currently taking Cardizem (and others). He retired two years ago and has not...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Medication
    ... Hello, Has anyone tried Cardizem CD or Cartia Xt? How did it help you, any side Effects...
    ... directly, the first BP med I was put on years ago was Cardizem . I was fine for a week and then broke out in an itchy...

  2. PLEASE HELP!!! How Safe Are Diuretics???
    ... papaya enzymes(for my stomach). I have been on the Cardizem for almost 5 years. I was mostly fine, except for ... going up...when I wanted to go down and then off the Cardizem . Anyway...with my Mom having diabetes and me not ... eventually drop the diuretic and then the taper the Cardizem ???...
    ... eventually drop the diuretic and then the taper the Cardizem ??? Hard to say, but the important thing to know...

  3. Not sure what to do next?
    ... hobble around like an old lady, (I'm 41), and I was on cardizem 180 for a few weeks as well, but had some nasty headaches ... that to my Dr., or I'm wondering if I should give the cardizem another try. My bp runs about 140/95-100 unmedicated...

  4. Catapres anyone?
    ... I am concerned about the catapres, so I may give cardizem one more try....

  5. HP Med check
    ... gastro-related issues) while on NORVASC. I then tried CARDIZEM which was much better. The latest CALCIUM Blocker...

  6. Does anyone have a clue what'd going on with bP?
    ... recently put me on same dose as originally of avalide and cardizem . Blood pressure which was under control in pass for...
    ... recently put me on same dose as originally of avalide and cardizem . Blood pressure which was under control in pass for...
    ... I think I will just take avalide and forget the cardizem . I was wondering if cardizem is dangerous Thanks...
    ... meds. The heart doctor told e to stop taking the Cardizem and just take the avalide. But when I went back to ... what the heart doctor said she but me back on the cardizem and the avalide. I don't know if it is because she...
    ... research on the two drugs I am taking, avalide and cardizem . According to my research both of these are calcium...

  7. very discouraged
    ... I have tried cardizem , tizac(sp?), maxide, diovan, and the latest is avapro...
    ... even cause heart blocks and worse. I see you've tried Cardizem and Tiazac. Did you have angina? If your doctor feels...

  8. What are the risk of stopping HBP medicine? Is it true Im gonna die?
    ... and having cardiac infraction. Year 2005 he gave me CardiZem and I got Cardiac infraction and end up on the ER...
    ... and having cardiac infraction. Year 2005 he gave me CardiZem and I got Cardiac infraction and end up on the ER...
    ... lisinopryl before but after this heart doctor gave me cardizem and indapamide i have cardiac infraction. and he make ... it after the attack. as soon as i stop taking the cardizem and having the heart attack he do the angioplasty...

  9. Asthma and HBP help
    ... weeks I was short of breath. I recently was on cardizem 180 and felt terrible, headaches, dizzy felt that...

  10. Side effects of BP meds
    ... Another one with pain in my hip. I think it might be the Cardizem ( calcium channel blocker) but I also take Micaris...

  11. Tekturna
    ... before i started it, i was on benicar, hct, and cardizem . my bp stayed low til i started getting sick from ... the cardizem and i also believe the hct. bp has not been near...

  12. Hctz....can you just stop cold turkey?
    ... convinced that at least one of them, i believe it's the cardizem , is the culprit. but then i wonder if it is the hzt...

  13. Brownie2... a question please.
    ... new med to add to my other meds, benicar, hct. and cardizem la. When i told my dr. i thought i was having many...
    ... new med to add to my other meds, benicar, hct. and cardizem la. When i told my dr. i thought i was having many...
    ... with benicar and hct the first day. day 2 and 3 with cardizem and hct but no benicar. not really sleeping too good ... but i think that could be the cardizem . the first 3 days i also had a tightness in my chest...
    ... with benicar and hct the first day. day 2 and 3 with cardizem and hct but no benicar. not really sleeping too good ... but i think that could be the cardizem .... Stars, fyi (and forgive me if I'm repeating ... but of a different kind. So although it may bne the cardizem (which I haven't tried), I would definitely suspect...
    ... up taking the e, a half of a xanax and finally the cardizem . bp went down but felt sick all day. next day was ... thursday, i took benicar/hct tekturna combo and no cardizem . slept like a log, back felt better. not gone but ... yesterday just took benicar/tekturna, no hct or cardizem . felt great all day, but thismorning, hands puffy ... down from 170/98. i'm actually pretty sure that the cardizem is causing back pain although i think it's the one...

  14. Inflamed Liver
    ... fine and i didn't have hepititis. the med i take, cardizem la, also had the side effect of inflamed liver, and...

  15. Doc's idea did not work
    ... search through the posts and see if anyone mentioned Cardizem . I am curious what people have to say about that...
    ... effect area than doctors are, I think. As far as the Cardizem goes, you could do an advanced search to find the ... posts that discuss Cardizem . Am wishing you the best in terms of test results...
    ... however, and haven't made up my mind to switch to the Cardizem . Also haven't heard from my neuroligist as to...
    ... however, and haven't made up my mind to switch to the Cardizem . Also haven't heard from my neuroligist as to the ... nearly a year now. But i digress. First , i do take cardizem , have for a few years. it seems to be the only ... resistant hb, runs around 179/99and higher, but with cardizem , 114/73....this morning's reading. i loved it the ... these meds, trying to feel better. i stopped taking cardizem for a few days along with not taking hct one day and ... much help. i will say that in the beginning, the cardizem was wonderful. i thought i finally found my answer ... i just don't know where to begin. do i change the cardizem alone, or also the hct? do i stop the tekturna? ...
    ... will wait awhile before I think about changing to Cardizem . Being that I now have the lung nodules to contend...


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