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  1. Valsartan (Diovan) for Blood Pressure
    ... worked without side effects except for CCB, I'm on Diltiazem SR 240 mg and I'm happy with it :). The bottom line...

  2. Test it out Hey people I'm getting off My meds for a week
    ... blocker family and thus replacing the Norvasc with diltiazem or verapamil(in that order.) Both are far cheaper...

  3. Norvasc dosage
    ... taking Cardizem (On the label it also has the name Diltiazem ). I haven't been getting the chest pains and I am...
    ... some medicines for heart-rhythm problems (amiodarone, diltiazem , verapamil); some medicines for depression or mental...

  4. 178/118
    ... prescription label reads as follows: Cardizem CD 120 MG Diltiazem CD 120 MG I am happy to hear that this med is working...
    ... prescription label reads as follows: Cardizem CD 120 MG Diltiazem CD 120 MG I am happy to hear that this med is working...

  5. How long do the effects of a med last after stopping?
    ... no lowering effects on my blood pressure so I tried Diltiazem SR and finally :) I got response with no side effects...

  6. Can 30mg more of Diltiazem SR cause side effects?
    ... research, investigators understood that the dose of diltiazem required for the treatment of hypertension (commonly ... capsule strengths constitute more than 70% of the diltiazem prescriptions for hypertension. Physicians became ... accustomed to the lower antianginal doses of diltiazem for 7 years before a hypertension indication was approved ... sheer bulk of the formulations, which limited how much diltiazem could be inserted into the #00 capsule, the largest ... new drug applications of the three formulations of diltiazem available in the United States shows a clear linear ... dose–response relationship between diltiazem dose and blood pressure lowering through the 480& ... studies of multilevel dosing of higher dose levels of diltiazem . The data support the conclusion that diltiazem is...
    ... michaellabibat;2801286]Hi, I was taking 120mg SR of Diltiazem twice daily and now I'm taking one capsule, 90mg SR ... can intensify (or make stronger) the effect of the diltiazem sr... so check with your pharmacist and your doctor...
    ... michaellabibat;2801286]Hi, I was taking 120mg SR of Diltiazem twice daily and now I'm taking one capsule, 90mg SR...
    ... around the Sphinx.:) Hopesprings, No Michael takes diltiazem strictly for hypertension,,,it causes him the least...
    ... around the Sphinx.:) Hopesprings, No Michael takes diltiazem strictly for hypertension,,,it causes him the least...

  7. CCB Dosage problem, help.
    ... probably no need for the SR variety and the regular diltiazem might be a lot cheaper. In the United States, 2 Cardizem ... CD would cost over $5.00 a day. Taking 3 regular diltiazem would cost $.50 a day...a tenfold difference in price...
    ... probably no need for the SR variety and the regular diltiazem might be a lot cheaper. In the United States, 2 Cardizem ... CD would cost over $5.00 a day. Taking 3 regular diltiazem would cost $.50 a day...a tenfold difference in price ... maximum 15$ each month. Anyway, I wonder if the regular diltiazem would have more side effects than the SR variety?...

  8. Alternate for Norvasc
    ... A couple people on this board like diltiazem ...maybe Michael will weigh in?...

  9. Started New BP Med and have Questions?????
    ... very different from verapamil, is very different from diltiazem . You've got to experiment til you find one you like...

  10. Blood pressure won't stay down?
    ... I had a kind of agitated depression. I'm okay on diltiazem i was switched to, but the diovan 320 is causing far...

  11. Do you think any of the BB's are decent? I know atenolol is disliked by many....
    ... at all. Now I'm on Calcium Channel Blocker called Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily with no side effects at all....

  12. Diltiazem & Magnesium???
    ... Gail, I take Diltiazem and Magnesium to help with hpb and SVTs. I don't...
    ... Hi, I'm on Diltiazem 120mg SR and Magnesium 250 mg for over a year now ... watching what would happen, I don't eat after I take Diltiazem by 2 hours. In fact, today I got a reading which is...
    ... Can I ask why you don't eat for 2 hours after taking Diltiazem ? What time of day do you take your tablet. I take...
    ... are here. First I take the Slow Release version of Diltiazem so I have to take it twice daily, i take 120 mg every...

  13. Reducing Diltiazem dosage is safe?
    ... Hi, I was using Diltiazem SR 120 mg (twice daily) for about a year but 10 days...
    ... and I was feeling that something is wrong. I stop diltiazem for 2 days and I was not able to breath too, got heart...
    ... and I was feeling that something is wrong. I stop diltiazem for 2 days and I was not able to breath too, got heart...
    ... rhythm and breathing problems although that I'm on Diltiazem and Magnesium but it's never like it used to be, now...
    ... rhythm and breathing problems although that I'm on Diltiazem and Magnesium but it's never like it used to be, now...
    ... blood pressure down and I will eventually wean off Diltiazem and as you said the food we eat is everything but...
    ... blood pressure down and I will eventually wean off Diltiazem and as you said the food we eat is everything but...

  14. Magnesium and CCB, please read this.
    ... dosage that is making me lightheaded or it's the new Diltiazem SR dosage. I found this online: Blood Pressure ... Other calcium channel blockers include amlodipine, diltiazem , felodipine, and verapamil. The article said ... will go back to my old dosage of both Magnesium and Diltiazem and see what I feel. Thanks, Michael...

  15. To Michael's Question, How High BP
    ... stroke? My blood pressure is 140/100 with 240 mg of Diltiazem SR which is not good for me. I increased the dosage...

  16. Cozaar, so far...
    ... to the point that I couldn't move around. I'm on on Diltiazem and it's the best between all those meds. You have...

  17. A problem with Diltiazem SR 360
    ... Hi, I wonder if the Diltiazem increased dosage that makes me a little sleepy and...

  18. Diovan no longer working
    ... Norvasc and it was not effective at all then I started Diltiazem and it was the only good drug for me. If you are ... then I think you should try CCBs Like Norvasc or Diltiazem . I'm really sad or you because I was very depressed...
    ... effects from it. I didn't notice a difference. I am on Diltiazem 180mg, and Atenolol 25mg and actually just stopped...
    ... the help. I see my doctor tuesday and will discuss diltiazem with him. Lenin, you are probably right about the...

  19. Can I exercise with 130/100?
    ... GOOD LUCK with your trial...I hope you can kiss the diltiazem goodbye!...
    ... Lenin, I couldn't even be 36 hours without the Diltiazem :(. My blood pressure was 140/100 and I felt so tired ... headache and my heart rhythm became so bad. I took the Diltiazem 180 mg yesterday at 9 PM and at 12 AM my blood pressure...

  20. Has anyone tried Hyperexol???
    ... I see, then Diltiazem 120 and breathing exercises are enough for now :)...

  21. It's the Antibiotic or the Diltiazem 360 mg?
    ... I think it's most likely from the diltiazem . BUT it could be from the low grade infection that...

  22. Calcium Channel Blockers linked to Breast Cancer and Heart Attacks
    ... channel blockers. It's depressing, I take 360 mg of Diltiazem SR daily (180 mg every 12 hours) and I'm only 24 so...

  23. Diltiazem 180mg SR, 24 years old man. Safe?
    ... Sodium too. I searched the web for the 360 mg dosage of Diltiazem and I found that it's fine but still I'm worry. :...
    ... medications. Lenin, a doctor told me that taking Diltiazem 180 mg for a long time will ruin my arteries, do you...

  24. Question re: CCBs & beta blockers
    ... know that the other CCB's verapamil, nifedipine, and diltiazem act very differently so I think it might be worth...
    ... of certain calcium channel blockers (nifedipine, diltiazem and verapamil) were more likely to suffer heart attacks...
    ... of certain calcium channel blockers (nifedipine, diltiazem and verapamil) were more likely to suffer heart attacks...
    ... Thanks Lenin :), I guess that Diltiazem is more than 20 years old right? I really have no...

  25. Diltiazem HCL, they changed the enclosed pamphlet. help please
    ... Hi, I'm on a SR form of Diltiazem twice daily (120 mg each 12 hours). I started using...

  26. My hbp days are over!
    ... effect to taking it? Can you take too much? I am on Diltiazem 180mg in the AM and Atenonol 20mg at night for hbp...
    ... to regulate my heart rate. I replaced Zebeta with Diltiazem SR and I had no side effects with Diltiazem. I started ... using Magneisum after being on Diltiazem by 2 weeks and I felt great on the first day, I'm...

  27. Weaning off atenolol... Need little help
    ... esiser for me because I switched from atenolol to diltiazem (a calcium channel blocker) which also calms the heart...

  28. Why am I having these reactions
    ... Coughing rediculously to nautious Dizzy.I am now on Diltiazem 90 mg-- 3 1/2 weeks, the pain in the muscles around...
    ... of your leg. If that is the case, then it's bye-bye diltiazem ...in a hurry. I get a similar kind of pain in LOTS...

  29. Swollen legs?
    ... calcium channel blockers like Norvasc (amlodipine), diltiazem , nifedipine or verapamil, they can ALL readily cause...

  30. One of BP meds causing palpitations?
    ... medication for blood pressure. Hyzaar 100 / 25 1x daily and Diltiazem 30mg 2x daily. After about a week and a half of taking ... palpitations, I went back and my doctor told me to increase Diltiazem to 3x daily. Come to think of it, the big change in ... heart rate only started after my doctor told me to up Diltiazem to 3x daily. I don't know what to think.. I've ... Perhaps I should only take it twice a day again.. I hear Diltiazem is supposed to lower your heart rate, but it doesn...
    ... Steve, If you are taking the diltiazem for ONLY blood pressure, then why not go a week without ... it might. I think you may be right about the diltiazem causing this....
    ... Just wanted to say that it indeed was the Diltiazem that was causing the palpitations. :) I have stopped...

  31. HCT, Cardiazim and Alcohol
    ... That kind of CCB ( diltiazem ) has made more much more alcohol sensitive. Not in...

  32. Toprol to Cardizem
    ... I don't think that the calcium channel blocker ( diltiazem ) will work nearly as well for either condition and...
    ... I've been taking the CCB Tiazac--the same ( Diltiazem ) as Cardizem--for a couple of years. I find that...
    ... expect dramatically different results. The danger w diltiazem is getting you pluse rate too low--maybe not dangerously...

  33. High BP even with medications...
    ... effective? I take Hyzaar 100 / 25 once daily and Diltiazem 30 mg three times daily. I don't think they're working ... really well. I've been taking Hyzaar and the Diltiazem for about a week and a half already. Yesterday my ... doctor told me to up Diltiazem to 3 times daily. -- 16 years old, really high... ... usually 180 - 160 / 90. Last night after I took my last Diltiazem for the day, my Systolic was high.. around 170. But...

  34. Calcium channel blockers
    ... otherwise, you can save money by insisting on the generic diltiazem ....
    ... otherwise, you can save money by insisting on the generic diltiazem . Lenin, Is this drug better than verapamil? ...

  35. Anyone taking toprol xl and tiazac?
    ... Belle, I think you'll be happy with the change to diltiazem . The only thing to look out for is edema in your calves...

  36. Amlodipine versus Felodipine?
    ... a more different channel blocker, try verapamil or diltiazem ....

  37. Cozaar and Calcium Channel Blockers
    ... it so everyone is different. I started a CCB called Diltiazem 120 SR (twice a day) a year ago and I don't have any...

  38. Cardizem and Swelling of the Feet
    ... of these won't give you the swollen feet that the diltiazem is. Stumper's idea of just Lasix might give you...

  39. I need another CCB
    ... Hello, GENERIC NAME: diltiazem BRAND NAMES: Cardizem, Dilacor, Tiazac I use the...
    ... own experience is that the once a day versions of Diltiazem give better results.+...

  40. Swelling from Norvasc???
    ... ask your doctor if he has any samples of verapamil, diltiazem , or nifedipine and try each of them for a week or...

  41. Forgot my Verelan PM last night.
    ... you had angina along with your high blood pressure. Diltiazem was originally developed as an anti-angina agent....

  42. Vision and CCBs are related?
    ... never heard of this effect. I've taken variants of diltiazem for several years. My eyes are 25/20 (the 99th percentile...

  43. What is considered high blood pressure???
    ... different medication to get my pressure down. I'm taking DILTIAZEM 120 mg per day for 7 weeks to see if it has come down...

  44. 55 yr old ADD Male with adverse side effects of Dexedrine
    ... was lowering my HR too low so my doc had me start diltiazem (the generic form of cartia) while gradually weaning ... and anxiety. Another thing to consider is 120 mgs of diltiazem (cartia) is not equivalent to 50mgs of atenolol. You...

  45. Do I need to see a cardiologist or regular dr?
    ... diuretics don't do the trick, think about verapamil or diltiazem ....

  46. Overmedicated?
    ... medically reduce your heart rate from 85 to 60, as Diltiazem has sometimes done for me.. I'm only half joking...

  47. How do they calculate lipid panel results?
    ... nisoldipine) doesn't cause swelling if the Cartia ( diltiazem ) did. Good to know and I've filed it for future reference...

  48. Help needed trying to quit toprol
    ... My doctor recommended I use either clonidine or diltiazem while weaning. I choose diltiazem and I think it helped...

  49. Atenolol and Acid Reflux...
    ... experience in CCB's. Why not ask your doctor about diltiazem or verapamil? Might be worth a try at each. Do...
    ... There are 2 other meds ( diltiazem and verapamil) in the Calcium Channel Blocker family ... with palps . I got off atenolol in Oct and started diltiazem . Cass...

  50. Could Cartia XT cause a problem if you have had hepatitis
    ... Liza, First off, Sular (nisoldipine) and Cartia ( diltiazem ) are very different calcium channel blockers and neither ... Personallly, I think you will be happpier with the diltiazem than the nisoldipine...a lot of people do pretty well...

  51. Who here takes or has taken Verapamil?
    ... occasional headache. Since I've been taking versions of diltiazem , it seems like I can't have a headache, even when...

  52. Coffee
    ... Is there another CCB that has the same or similar? Diltiazem ...
    ... Diltiazem Cassiebel, does diltiazem also have a beta blocker as part of the make up? ... know verapamil had a component of bb either. Does diltiazem work the same way as verapamil? My mom wants to change...
    ... interested in my mom changing her ccb from verapamil to diltiazem . She wanted to know where we got this info about...
    ... interested in my mom changing her ccb from verapamil to diltiazem . She wanted to know where we got this info about...
    ... It's not that diltiazem or verapamil preparations actually have an added beta...
    ... Cassiebel, does diltiazem also have a beta blocker as part of the make up? ... know verapamil had a component of bb either. Does diltiazem work the same way as verapamil? My mom wants to change ... her ccb.[/QUOT diltiazem and verapamil do work in the same way. I've taken ... both. In my case diltiazem lowers my BP better. As far as the beta blocker ...

  53. Slozem or Brinerdin
    ... VASTLY different drugs. Slozem is the very common diltiazem available under MANY brand names...it's a popular...

  54. Lotrel and Toprol XL taken together
    ... only some CCBs should not be used with beta blockers ( diltiazem , verapamil and one other that I don't recall the...

  55. unstable bp readings
    ... Finally, if you do use a CCB-- try a low dose of diltiazem , which in my experience is more likely to be side...

  56. cardizem SR 90mg twice daily
    ... Thanks pal but in Egypt we have only Diltiazem and Diltiazem SR which is sold under the brand name Cardizim SR...
    ... Mike, How is you BP doing on diltiazem ? I think some of the fatigue and dizziness will go...
    ... finally got one of them to listen and got back on diltiazem in the form of Tiazac. Then came the problem of the...

  57. CCBs other than Norvasc please
    ... have been around the longest. They are: verapamil, diltiazem and nifedipine. From the name, the nifedipine is most...
    ... Mike, Thought maybe I could help since I've been on diltiazem on and off for a long time. Yes, Diltiazem SR (generic...
    ... Capsule • Cardizem SR 120mg, 12 Hour Capsule Diltiazem HCl • Diltiazem HCl 30mg, Tablets • Diltiazem ... HCl 60mg, Tablets • Diltiazem HCl 90mg, Tablets • Diltiazem HCl 120mg, Tablets ... that the Cardizem costs 6 to 8 times as much as the diltiazem . I'd try the diltiazem 60's to start...maybe twice...
    ... that the Cardizem costs 6 to 8 times as much as the diltiazem . I'd try the diltiazem 60's to start...maybe twice...
    ... Now I'm as confused as Mike. :) It appears that diltiazem comes with it's very own alphabet. I just checked...
    ... On diltiazem , I don't see any point in taking anything but the...
    ... Michael, Here are the side effects I found listed for diltiazem . These are the most common but you can't absolutely ... but bradycardia is a slower heartbeat. I've taken diltiazem on and off for 17 yrs and the only depression I had ... beta blocker atenolol. Although side effects from diltiazem are not common, they can occur. Tell your doctor if...
    ... take calcium supplements near the time you take the diltiazem . I eat grapefruit quite frequently and I take calcium...

  58. ToprolXL, Spironolactone, Catapres, Terazosin and EXTREME FATIGUE
    ... atenolol. Maybe you could try either verapamil or diltiazem of the CCBs. Cass...

  59. atenolol? Help
    ... but I had serious side effects to all of them except diltiazem and verapamil. Then to make it really difficult I ... find out that diltiazem or verapamil shouldn't be taken with a beta blocker...
    ... Cassie, Which CCB did you choose, diltiazem or verapamil?...
    ... Cassie, Which CCB did you choose, diltiazem or verapamil? Diltiazem works a bit better at lowereing...
    ... know if that will help,well thanks for the replies. Diltiazem works the best for me. Norvasc didn't help it just...
    ... hurry if need be. Yes, you can take verapamil or diltiazem with clonidine but it will intensify the side effects...

  60. Does anyone know anything about calcium channel blockers?
    ... I've taken a CCB (some form of diltiazem ) for several years with no problems. There are...
    ... Plendil, & Sular. I get good results with verapamil and diltiazem . The first 3 I mentioned caused a rapid pulse 140 ... +. the other 2 slow my HR down a bit. I know that diltiazem and verapamil work differently than the rest of the ... negative studies about almost any drug. I take diltiazem because it controls my BP much better than any other ... HBP on the other meds. I've teken verapamil or diltiazem for the last 17 years with the exception of the last ... BP med on the market with no control. I'm back on diltiazem now and will remain on it as long as it controls my...
    ... would like to try either verampamil, nifedipine or diltiazem " he brushed it off with "Oh, those don't work as well...
    ... It's simply not true, of course, that diltiazem does not work at well, and it has the additional benefit...
    ... I agree with pal. Diltiazem works very well for me in fact it and verapamil are...

  61. Does anyone have a rapid heartbeat?
    ... Michael Michael, The other CCBs that slow the HR are Diltiazem and Verapamil Cass...

  62. Lenin - Need Your Knowledge
    ... with atenolol at the time, so who knows. I MIGHT give diltiazem a try down the road. Alpha blockers haven't been...

  63. CCB's and Insulin
    ... hypoglycinia (glucose tolerance test) when I was on diltiazem previously but my doc blamed it on my diet. He was...

  64. Cardizem LA
    ... Tiazac 180. Tiazac and Cardizem are both brand names of diltiazem . The Benicar alone gave me good BP all day long but...

  65. Switch From Atenolol To Cardizem
    ... trying to get off atenolol while taking a form of diltiazem which is the generic for cardizem. I'm down from 25mgs...

  66. spikes at night
    ... one I am on now, 1 hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg , 1 diltiazem hcl e. r. 180mg and 1 diovan 160mg @ 7am and 1 diovan...
    ... climb to 170, 180, or 190 / 80 or 90. I too added diltiazem ( generic for cardiazem). It works great for me ... but I take the ARB (benicar) in the am and the CCB ( diltiazem ) in the evening. How long have you been on this...
    ... they treat very differently caused hypertension. The diltiazem is apt to prove stronger with those who get good response...
    ... they treat very differently caused hypertension. The diltiazem is apt to prove stronger with those who get good response...

  67. Felodipine for 24 hours control of hypertension
    ... for my sudden bp readings. In the meantime he added Diltiazem in addition to my intake of already prescribed maintenance ... medicines from him. The Diltiazem turned out to be useless, from my own monitoring. ... and still ongoing medications by him with the added Diltiazem had never worked as well -- considering that it did...

  68. Persistent anxiety attack
    ... s a hell of a fairly resting pulse when you're on diltiazem . As I said before, it had actually dropped now near...

  69. Is Norvasc Hurting me more than helping?
    ... give you the same side effects. I take a form of diltiazem (cardizem, tiazac) and have minor side effects (mild ... constipation, sometimes pounding but not fast heart beat). Diltiazem seems to be a lot better tollerated than amlopidine...
    ... have my Carotids done next and soon. Joy! Cardizem ( diltiazem ) was kind to me. I took it for several years after ... very anxious and nervous and my BP actually went up. Diltiazem made me feel very calm and gave me good BP control...

  70. Help, please someone answer before i stress out .
    ... with the swelling? Unfortunately if the Cardizem ( diltiazem ) is causing the edema, thiazide probably won't help...

  71. Kidney damage from high BP?
    ... several very different medicines, including verapamil, diltiazem , felodipine, amlodipine and nifedipine. These medicines...

  72. Failed Experiment
    ... been getting good control with 300 Avalide and 300 Diltiazem XL. Of the three medicines embedded there, I've been...

  73. Are all calcium channel blockers created equal?
    ... verapamil in addition to a beta-blocker medicine. Diltiazem This is used to treat angina and high blood pressure ... necessary. As a rule, you should not take verapamil or diltiazem if you have heart failure. This is because they 'relax ... tried a different ccb. I take tiazac, which is in the Diltiazem category and do not have swelling or headache. I...

  74. questions for those using or had used ACEIs
    ... I think they both work very equally well with diltiazem . At least my doc thinks they do. Personally I...

  75. Leg Swelling/Pitting Edema
    ... different calcium channel blocker. I am on Tiazac ( diltiazem - other brands are Cardizem, Cardizem CD, Cardizem...


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