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  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cartia

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine Cozaar

  4. Catapres anyone?
    ... I am concerned about the catapres, so I may give cardizem one more try....
    Medications also discussed in this post: catapres

  5. HP Med check
    ... gastro-related issues) while on NORVASC. I then tried CARDIZEM which was much better. The latest CALCIUM Blocker...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Norvasc Toprol

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avalide tiazac

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Diovan tiazac

  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...
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  9. Asthma and HBP help
    ... weeks I was short of breath. I recently was on cardizem 180 and felt terrible, headaches, dizzy felt that...
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  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar tekturna

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar tekturna Xanax

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: hydrochlorothiazide Atenolol Benicar tekturna

  16. Side Effects from BP Medication/Panic Attacks
    ... Lopressor and Toprol Calcium Channel Blockers - Norvasc, Cardizem , Calan, and Calan SR Ace Inhibitor - Vasotec The ... with the other channel blockers and Ace Inhibitor. Cardizem helped slow down the heart rate and panic attacks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Calan Lopressor Norvasc Toprol Vasotec Xanax

  17. Tekturna
    ... heck of a time on my meds right now, benicar hct and cardizem . endro seems to thin k i will do very well on teckturna...
    ... right now my numbers are great on benicar, hct, and cardizem , but i never feel good. pains and nausea , can't...
    ... few years been on benicar, hydrochlorothiazide, and cardizem la. problems started last june, and at the time ... haven't done it yet. last night i didn't take the cardizem because it had been making me sick again, nausous ... taking these meds is this way, benicar40mg, hct, and cardizem . when i would get too nauseus and unable to sleep ... at all i would drop the cardizem and take benicar 40mg, hct in am. and another 20mg ... sometimes it become unbearable. then i would go back to cardizem and drop the 20 mg benicar. both docs. know i do ... this is why i know the meds are a major problem. cardizem causes no sleep and digestive problems, too much...
    ... shorter and shorter period. now when i start taking the cardizem , in only 2or3 days the stomach starts turning. when...
    ... shorter and shorter period. now when i start taking the cardizem , in only 2or3 days the stomach starts turning. ... would definitely suspect those meds! As far as the cardizem , I haven't been on it but I did look up the side effects ... pressure, and yes, on goes the cycle--I don't know if cardizem falls into that category or not but you've got to...
    ... numbers are now 137/90. i'm not sure when i will take cardizem . i usually take it in pm but if bp doesn't go down...
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  18. My Thoughts On Atenolol
    ... try a new b/p pill and gave me a perscription for Cardizem (I think it is spelled), if I want to try a new one ... uncomfortable about trying a new one. I think the Cardizem makes a person gain weight, which I don't need, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  19. Need advice, please
    ... meds. i am now taking 40mg benicar, hzt1.25, and cardizem la 240. i've been on this combo for a few years i ... for awhile and when i start feeling ill i stop the cardizem and take benicar 4o in am and benicar 20 at night ... or 3 weeks and then bp start rising so i go back on cardizem for a few weeks. i've been fluctuating like this...
    ... WHOAAA!!!!! I have never taken the cardizem but I have had experience with hct and with benicar...
    ... and hct. over the last 5 months i have stopped the cardizem off and on and i have also cutback on the benicar...
    ... lately by stopping the 20mg pill and going back on the cardizem that in about 4/5 days i will feel fine again. but ... then after taking cardizem in pm and 40benicar and hzt for 2 weeks i then become ... place. yesterday was my first good day. went back on cardizem last sunday. the side effects of starting and stopping...
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  20. need insight
    ... group: Just need to ask a question. I take 240mg cardizem cd and 25mg hctz. For the last 4 months I’ve had...

  21. Norvasc dosage
    ... thought it could be from the Norvasc. I am now taking Cardizem (On the label it also has the name Diltiazem). I...
    ... pray it does for you. They just upped my dose of cardizem . Still no side effects, good thing. Pressure has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem Norvasc

  22. high blood pressure and tachycardia
    ... high blood pressure and tachycardia. I've been on Cardizem for both. Last year I had another anaphylactic reaction...
    Medications also discussed in this post: cellcept

  23. don't like altace
    ... Altace not 20mg, 25mg Hydrochlorothiazide, and 240mg of Cardizem CD. He doesn’t believe the chest pain side affects...
    ... Altace, 25mg Hydrochlorothiazide, and 240 mg of Cardizem CD. 2. The doctor doesn't believe the chest pains...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace hydrochlorothiazide

  24. 178/118
    ... Hello, angellight, I'm on Cardizem too and it's working good for me but I'm having a...
    ... michaellabibat;2847210]Hello, angellight, I'm on Cardizem too and it's working good for me but I'm having a ... Michael My prescription label reads as follows: Cardizem CD 120 MG Diltiazem CD 120 MG I am happy to hear...
    ... michaellabibat;2847210]Hello, angellight, I'm on Cardizem too and it's working good for me but I'm having a ... Michael My prescription label reads as follows: Cardizem CD 120 MG Diltiazem CD 120 MG I am happy to hear ... England area.:) Hello angellight, I started Cardizem SR 90mg twice daily (one capsule every 12 hours) and...
    ... Until I came here and saw similar problems, I'm now on Cardizem and it's the best med for me. :) (Thanks to healthboards...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem

  25. Today my bp was 100/70 and I had a panic attack
    ... thinking. I should change that. By the way, I'm on Cardizem SR 90 (3 times daily) and my concentration and exercise...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  26. Sleeping Rapid Pulse
    ... again, just not as high. Only med. being taken now is cardizem and a generic name = norvasc, minimal dosages.Problem...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  27. Blood pressure meds
    ... just stopped the benicar. I started a new med. called cardizem . I seem to tolerate this med. very well. However...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Norvasc Potassium Toprol

  28. CCB Dosage problem, help.
    ... diltiazem might be a lot cheaper. In the United States, 2 Cardizem CD would cost over $5.00 a day. Taking 3 regular diltiazem...
    ... diltiazem might be a lot cheaper. In the United States, 2 Cardizem CD would cost over $5.00 a day. Taking 3 regular diltiazem...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem

  29. Desperately need help / advice!!
    ... normal ranges during this stay. He sent me home on Cardizem , said it was likely Coronary Artery Spasms. Did good ... 60, but pulse went down to 44. Called Dr, told me Cardizem may make BP go lower, to not take it anymore and see...

  30. CCB's vs ARB's and ACE's
    ... it has no effect on my blood pressure then I tried Cardizem 120 SR which I'm still using and I found that it's...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  31. HCT, Cardiazim and Alcohol
    ... Alcohol and Cardizem can cause too much BP lowering and dizziness. Are ... you taking a time release formulation of the Cardizem ? If not then just space the cardizem and the beer...
    ... Lenin, yes I take a time release formulation of the Cardizem . I took a reading after I drank the beer and it was...

  32. Calcium channel blockers
    ... quite informed. Whats your take on ccb's particularly Cardizem LA. Of course everyone input is welcome. I was taken ... off Alpha and Beta blockers and put on Cardizem LA. I also take Benicar hct. And what effect does...
    ... Mike, But are we talking about the same drug, I wrote Cardizem LA and you wrote Cardiazem SR. Are these the same...
    ... much to add to Michael's good personal asssessment of Cardizem because I've never tried it myself...I might though ... . The super-super-ideal candidate for Cardizem would be a salt-sensitive hypertensive with angina...
    ... much to add to Michael's good personal asssessment of Cardizem because I've never tried it myself...I might though ... . The super-super-ideal candidate for Cardizem would be a salt-sensitive hypertensive with angina...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Diltiazem Verapamil

  33. Altace side effects - depression, insomnia, headache, etc.
    ... first, there were no side effects - much less than on cardizem , HCT, and the other drugs I've taken. With the increase...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Benicar

  34. Cardizem and Swelling of the Feet
    ... result of the Lisinopril I was on. I was switched to Cardizem 120 mgs. twice a day, and then my doc tried me on ... I've started to get swelling of the feet from the Cardizem . The bottoms of my feet swell up - so that they are ... tremor in my hands - although whether it's from the Cardizem or the anitihistamines I'm still on until we're sure ... few places of people developing a slight tremor with Cardizem as well as pinpoint red dots now and then on the skin ... I've got a few of those as well. On 240 mgs. of Cardizem a day, my BP ranges from 125/75 - 150/100. It averages ... 135-40/85-90. To be honest, I really wonder if the Cardizem is having any effect at all since going from 120 to...
    ... contrary, I simply decided the side effects of the Cardizem weren't worth it so I decreased my dosage from 240 ... water. I feel much better on the lower dose of Cardizem - I'm less tired and the swelling is pretty much gone ... . I'll stay on the Cardizem at 120 mg. per day for a bit until I'm able to start ... eliminate the meds entirely. I never really thought the Cardizem was that good at controlling my BP in the first place...
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  35. Supplements seem to have stopped working. Dr. wants me to use Coreg.
    ... Toporal Xl caused extreme fatigue as did Atenolol. Cardizem caused swelling and fatigue . I have gained about...
    ... Altace, Lisinopril, Diovan hct, Diovan, Toporal XL, Cardizem , Atenolol, and some more that at this time I can't ... function and barely dropped my bp, so did Toporal. Cardizem caused a lot of swelling in my feet and hands and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Coreg Lisinopril Altace Diovan Potassium

  36. ACE/ARB Side Effects
    ... That made me very nauseous, and so we switched to Cardizem at 120 mg twice a day. During this entire time ... ve been dealing with this for 5 weeks now, and the Cardizem really wasn't doing the job as well as it should have ... an ARB - Benicar - at 20 mg. per day along with the Cardizem . The hives seemed to be coming under control, and ... it a week - especially since I'm still taking the Cardizem ? On just the Cardizem, my BP wasn't well controlled...
    ... for your comments Lenin... Before starting on the Cardizem , I was put on a combo triamterene/HCTZ 37.5/25 mg...
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  37. Supplements have brought my bp down
    ... been on lisinopril, diovan, diovan hct, atenolol, cardizem , and some more which right now I can't think of. ...
    ... been on lisinopril, diovan, diovan hct, atenolol, cardizem , and some more which right now I can't think of. ...
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  38. I need another CCB
    ... Hello, GENERIC NAME: diltiazem BRAND NAMES: Cardizem , Dilacor, Tiazac I use the brand name Dilacor....
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  39. switching to beta blocker. any input??
    ... hormonal IUD). Anyway, in december i was prescribed Cardizem CD 120mg (calcium channel blocker) by my "home" physician ... Well, my campus doctor wanted to switch me from Cardizem to Inderal (a beta blocker.. actually, the FIRST beta ... channel blocker to a beta blocker? My Dr said since the cardizem has a short half life, that I can start taking the...
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  40. Need to Switch My Meds, someone help
    ... will cost me. I have been on Plendil, Verapmil, Cardizem (bad palps), Cozaar (then got pg had to come off of...
    ... will cost me. I have been on Plendil, Verapmil, Cardizem (bad palps), Cozaar (then got pg had to come off of...
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  41. Lisinopril side effects
    ... but I was taken off the Lisinopril and put on a CCB ( Cardizem ) just in case. Because the Lisinopril contolled my ... BP better than the Cardizem , my doctor decided to try me on an ARB (Benicar). ... ARB's. My BP is now under better control with the Cardizem but I've got some annoying swelling in my feet (probably...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Lisinopril

  42. Curious ARB Reaction
    ... Michael, When I mentioned diltizem ( Cardizem ) my GP said it's better for heart failure than BP...
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  43. cardizem SR lifetime
    ... If you are not sure that Cardizem SR is causing the problem, you should call your doctor ... completely without talking to the doctor. I take Cardizem LA 240mg at bedtime for high blood pressure. Take...

  44. scared about my hypertension.
    ... doctor and my bp was 170/118 !!!!!! The put me on Cardizem (calcium channel blocker), and ordered all these sorts ... echo yet because of the holiday. But i DID start the Cardizem . WOW, I feel like a weight has been lifted off of...

  45. Trouble with Blood Pressure Meds.
    ... it's not my asthma. Have you heard anything about Cardizem la? I am thinking of asking my dr. to change my bp...
    ... it's not my asthma. Have you heard anything about Cardizem la? I am thinking of asking my dr. to change my bp...
    ... it's not my asthma. Have you heard anything about Cardizem la? I am thinking of asking my dr. to change my bp...
    ... it's not my asthma. Have you heard anything about Cardizem la? I am thinking of asking my dr. to change my bp...
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  46. cardizem SR 90mg twice daily
    ... Hello, For me cardizem SR slows heart rate to 70, my rate heart without Meds...

  47. CCBs other than Norvasc please
    ... I heard a lot of Med in that group like Diltiazim, Cardizem SR and others. So anyone on CCB could tell me about...
    ... dosage please? I will go for the SR which is called Cardizem SR, it's the same as diltiazim but extend form right...
    ... dosage please? I will go for the SR which is called Cardizem SR, it's the same as diltiazim but extend form right ... time. Yes, Diltiazem SR (generic) is the same as Cardizem SR. It also comes in another brand name, Tiazac. ...
    ... popular of the United States online providers: Cardizem • Cardizem 30mg, Tablets • Cardizem 60mg, ... Tablets • Cardizem 90mg, Tablets • Cardizem 120mg, Tablets Cardizem CD • Cardizem CD ... 30 300mg 24 Hour Capsule, Bottle • Cardizem CD 120mg, 24 Hour Capsule • Cardizem CD 180mg, ... 24 Hour Capsule • Cardizem CD 240mg, 24 Hour Capsule • Cardizem CD 360mg, ... 24 Hour Capsule Cardizem LA • Cardizem LA 120mg, 24 Hour Tablets • Cardizem LA 180mg, ... 24 Hour Tablets • Cardizem LA 240mg, 24 Hour Tablets • Cardizem LA 300mg, ... 24 Hour Tablets • Cardizem LA 360mg, 24 Hour Tablets • Cardizem LA 420mg, ... 24 Hour Tablets Cardizem SR • Cardizem SR 90mg, 12 Hour Capsule • Cardizem SR 120mg, 12 ... only available as a fast acting formulation but the Cardizem is available as SR (Slow Release?,) LA (presumably ... plays music, perhaps???) :D. I DO know that the Cardizem costs 6 to 8 times as much as the diltiazem. I...
    ... only available as a fast acting formulation but the Cardizem is available as SR (Slow Release?,) LA (presumably ... plays music, perhaps???) :D. I DO know that the Cardizem costs 6 to 8 times as much as the diltiazem. I...
    ... are long lasting or extended release once-a-day. Cardizem CD is also close to the same thing. In any case I...
    ... see what I understand here, I'm sure that we have Cardizem SR 90mg and Cardizem SR 120mg 12 Hour Capsule but ... 180mg in the first day. So I will check if we have Cardizem CD 120mg, 24 Hour Capsule and if I didn't I will start ... with 2 x 90mg Cardizem SR or 1 120mg Cardizem SR????? I hope that we have that Cardizem CD which...
    ... are long lasting or extended release once-a-day. Cardizem CD is also close to the same thing. In any case I...
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  48. Can bp med cause back pain?
    ... I just started cardizem LA 180 a week ago and for the last 4 or 5 days have...
    ... pills you put in your mouth, not your doctor. Stop the Cardizem altogether and that will tell you if it's the cause ... pain goes away but comes back when you restart the Cardizem , then you need to switch drugs. (Cutting the dosage...

  49. Diovan
    ... bp so often, no more then once a day." I now take cardizem LA at night and that keeps it down. the doc told me...
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  50. Cardizem LA
    ... I have been taking Cardizem LA for about 3 years and have not experienced any...
    ... sometimes have spikes at night up to 190/100 he has added cardizem LA 180. I have so many drug sensitivites that I am...
    ... I take Benicar 40 and Tiazac 180. Tiazac and Cardizem are both brand names of diltiazem. The Benicar alone...
    ... that I had wrote down here and have stopped taking Cardizem LA 240mg on 10/27/05 and now having withdrawals from...
    ... [QUOTE=Dark Fantasy] Cardizem LA 240mg Headache, weakness, flushing, nausea, ... mood changes. :) :) QUOTE :) I have taken Cardizem LA 240mg for the last 4 months and have now stopped...
    ... [QUOTE=Dark Fantasy]I have taken Cardizem LA 240mg for the last 4 months and have now stopped ... There shouldn't be any withdrawal problems with Cardizem . I have abruptly stopped and started this med several...
    ... any of you are taking statins (for cholesterol) with cardizem ... there could be a reaction. Cardizem causes some ... watch and switch your dosage is you take detrol with cardizem . Could be the cause for some of the side effects...
    ... [QUOTE=Dark Fantasy] Cardizem LA 240mg Headache, weakness, flushing, nausea, ... :) :) QUOTE: :) I have taken [SIZE=3] Cardizem LA 240mg [/SIZE] for the last 4 months and have now...
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  51. Switch From Atenolol To Cardizem
    ... doctor knows that. Anyway, why she told you to stop Cardizem ?? it's a calcium channel blocker. I mean I think that ... anyway I'm not a doctor :) so maybe in the case of Cardizem it's different but I'm sure that you have to gradually ... I did because I'm not sure that it's save to take Cardizem while taking off Atenolol or not. Good Luck, Michael...
    ... save to grudually take off Atenolol while you are on Cardizem . please tell me what she said ok? Thanks, Michael...
    ... Good Luck :). Tell me something, Cardizem is doing well for you? Thanks, Michael...
    ... taking a form of diltiazem which is the generic for cardizem . I'm down from 25mgs to 6.25mgs. I get the pounding...
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  52. spikes at night
    ... why but I didn't get an answer, he just prescribes cardizem la to take at night. He told me BP usually goes down...
    ... why but I didn't get an answer, he just prescribes cardizem la to take at night. He told me BP usually goes down...

  53. Dud BP drugs...taken from another thread.
    ... share your DUD drugs!! Mine are: Lotrel Atenolol Cardizem Avapro Avalide - Made me crazy!!! DUDS!!...
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  54. Is Norvasc Hurting me more than helping?
    ... the same side effects. I take a form of diltiazem ( cardizem , tiazac) and have minor side effects (mild constipation...
    ... Thanks for all your help! Internist put me on cardizem today. Hope it will work better. She told me to take ... swollen feet and bad tummy. No more Norvasc! Hope the cardizem works well. I asked her to take me off calcium channel...
    ... I picked up my Cardizem . 280 mg. great big giant capsules... egads I will...
    ... I picked up my Cardizem . 280 mg. great big giant capsules... egads I will ... have to have my Carotids done next and soon. Joy! Cardizem (diltiazem) was kind to me. I took it for several...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem Norvasc tiazac

  55. Help, please someone answer before i stress out .
    ... t thinking that maybe their is a diurectic in the cardizem until after i took the additional one. I still don...
    ... 5 mg. help with the swelling? Unfortunately if the Cardizem (diltiazem) is causing the edema, thiazide probably...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem

  56. Leg Swelling/Pitting Edema
    ... blocker. I am on Tiazac (diltiazem - other brands are Cardizem , Cardizem CD, Cardizem LA, Cardizem SR, Cartia XT...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cartia Diltiazem Norvasc tiazac

  57. can a calcium channel blocker (diltiazem) actually increase pressure?
    ... even though he's increased the amount of diltiazem ( cardizem LA), it keeps rising. I tried to ask my doctor...
    ... blockers, ACE Inhibitors and ARBs. Why the switch to Cardizem ? Do you have a high heart rate and you don't like ... atenolol? You may need a cardizem /ACE or ARB combo then. Pal...
    ... my doctor switched me to cardizem LA because he thought my old blood pressure meds ...
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  58. how long does it take for diltiazem to work - help!
    ... the sample of the 180 mg he gave me today is called Cardizem LA...but I guess it is the same as diltiazem. Any...
    ... Generally they don't like to give cardizem and atenolol together. According to a drug interaction ... website it says the cardizem can increase the effects of the atenolol. Keep...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Diltiazem Lisinopril

  59. Has anyone QUIT Diovan?
    ... bonkers. The doc hinted at my last visit she might try Cardizem LA. Any comments on this one? I always get anxious...
    ... I am currently taking Tiazac which is a form of Cardizem , they are part of the calcium channel blocker family...
    ... I took Cardizem (diltiazem) for 6 years. I loved it. I didn't have...
    ... graylorn for your input! Maybe I shouldnt fear the Cardizem after all. R.R....
    ... Cassiebel, you need to get back on the Cardizem . Start taking it while you wean off the atenolol...
    ... Cassiebel, you need to get back on the Cardizem . Start taking it while you wean off the atenolol...
    ... any reason why he won't give you a prescription to Cardizem , considering it worked well for you in the past with...
    ... any reason why he won't give you a prescription to Cardizem , considering it worked well for you in the past with...
    ... heart problems, I really don't think being on both Cardizem and Atenolol for a short period of time like a few...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan tiazac Atenolol Diltiazem Toprol Altace Benicar Clonidine Cialis

  60. Beta Blockers - Feeling Sorry For Myself
    ... family will reduce heart rate. Some examples are Cardizem , Dilacor and Tiazac. These also are available in...
    ... I used to take Cardizem . Now I take Metoprolol and Vasotec, and my bp has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diltiazem Propranolol Toprol tiazac Aspirin Metoprolol Prevacid Vasotec Xanax

  61. Malt Vinegar for BP?
    ... that way and prescribed me Axert. He also gave me Cardizem LA to try and I did for about 1 week. It left me with ... suggested earlier. I gave him the two suggested here Cardizem and propanolol but he only gave me the one. Is...
    ... when I mention the possibility of trying diltizem ( Cardizem ) that it is a good heart med but not so good a BP...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Verapamil axert Norvasc Propranolol

  62. toprol xl and allergies
    ... toprol xl and i have a wheeze and a cough.....also on cardizem LA for the HBP........ Today my ankles and feet are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  63. just need to lower pulse what works best?
    ... think I got this answer from you before. I was on Cardizem for a week but still had high pulse in the morning ... Just wondered if anyone thought something besides Cardizem was the way to go....

  64. Altace
    ... I've tried in the past Cardizem , Toprol, Maxide, Vasotec, Diovan. All the different...
    ... plus hctc). Have no cough or other side effects. Cardizem made me feel just awful. tired, stomach hurt, etc...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Diovan Toprol Vasotec

  65. question about BP
    ... combos. Have you tried the calcium channel blocker cardizem , or one of its variants? They lower heart rate and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine

  66. cardizem
    ... I take a form of cardizem called Tiazac (actually its generic called taztia...
    ... effects but I went from another CCB (verapamil) to the cardizem . There may be a little dizziness at first and you...
    ... It's news to me that you don't have to wean off cardizem , tiazac. Is that true? It seems to mean that weaning...
    ... It's news to me that you don't have to wean off cardizem , tiazac. Is that true? It seems to mean that weaning...
    ... I've taken the Cardizem for 3 days now and my pulse averages around 90 (down...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine tiazac Verapamil

  67. Does anyone take TARKA?
    ... take a generic for Tiazac called Taztia. Tiazac is a Cardizem form of CCB. I have some minor side effects (slight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine tiazac

  68. how high is too high for heart rate??
    ... Avoid beta blockers, there are other drugs like cardizem (a calcium channel blocker) which lower heartrate...

  69. Any headache free BP Meds??
    ... Tiazac, Cardizem etc. -- that class of ccbs -- are routinely prescribed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: tiazac

  70. Sick of the side effects!!!
    ... difference between the various CCBs. You might try Cardizem for example. I think there is also some variation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Norvasc Toprol

  71. Favorite ARBS
    ... Maxide alone for about a year. Before that I used Cardizem with maxide, Toprol, Vasotec, and maybe one or two...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar Toprol Vasotec

  72. Side effects of Diovan
    ... the evening but my pulse went crazy. She mentioned Cardizem for my next try. I am due for an appt at the end of...
    ... of trial and error for pretty much everyone. And, Cardizem certainly seems like a logical thing to try next....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  73. Attention disgruntled Atenolol users!
    ... Cassiebel, there are other drugs which lower your pulse. Cardizem (ccb) does for one, as does clonidine. Ask your doctor...
    ... Cardizem , tiazac, etc. etc. (ccbs) lower you pulse less harshly...
    ... Cardizem , tiazac, etc. etc. (ccbs) lower you pulse less harshly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine tiazac Atenolol Calan Diltiazem Verapamil

  74. Changing to Generic
    ... FWIW, at one point I was prescribed Cardizem CD. The pharmacy gave me Cartia XT. And, this was ... be considered a generic by all of them. However, Cardizem and Tiazac both are classified as brand names. ...
    ... ways that you can buy diltiazem (generic name): Cardizem Cardizem CD Cardizem SR Cartia XT Dilacor ... are giving you a day's worth. The two choices: Cardizem and diltiazem hydrochloride are available in doses ... can see how it's possible that the "plain vanilla" Cardizem might treat you better headache-wise than one of the ... varieties. (My sister got terrible headaches from Cardizem but I don't remember which version she was on.)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cartia tiazac Diltiazem

  75. Diovan raising bp ?
    ... to keep it to one drug if I can. I've taken maxide, cardizem , toprol, and others and had side effects and minimal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Lasix Toprol sudafed


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