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  1. does anyone take tiazac
    ... It is a calcium channel blocker (generic is diltiazem .) The major side effect will be lowered blood pressure...

  2. Diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation and scared
    ... shocked with these after affects. The Docs put me on Diltiazem to keep my heart rate down. Don't like those side...

  3. I have recently been diaganosed with Atrial Fibulation
    ... Atrial Fibulation. I am taking coumidin, betepace, and Diltiazem , (cartizim). They tell me that this will keep me from...

  4. palpitations
    ... my doctor about this, and I was then told to take diltiazem 180mg. Yesterday was my first day on this new med...

  5. Question on Fast Resting Heart Rate?
    ... is on Toprol out there. I must be the only one on Diltiazem and Atenolol for mine. I must be special :) I am...

  6. Anyone out there been on verpamil sr ?
    ... felt like I was going to pass out. I was switched to diltiazem 180mg and haven't had a problem yet. Are you on anything...

  7. Do I need a new Beta Blocker? Magnesium Question?
    ... to start from scratch. He changed the Verapamil to Diltiazem and then added Atenonol at night. I had 3 more...

  8. Beta Blockers for PVC/PAC's - brand names, options, etc......
    ... something. I have been on Verapamil, Atenonol and Diltiazem and these are all generic or cheap. Good luck...

  9. Anyone tried or heard about Tikosyn??
    ... Class IV Calcium Channel Blockade Verapamil, diltiazem , bepridil Class: Miscellaneous Miscellaneous...

  10. Anyone know a good beta blocker that lowers hr, but not blood pressure as much?
    ... Toporol and put me on the calcium channel blocker: Diltiazem . They at first put me on 60mg a day and it didn't ... so far no luck in getting it there. I don't know if Diltiazem is something you want to mention to your Dr. or not...
    ... Michelle, Hey Girl. I am on Diltiazem 180mg in the AM and Atenonol 20mg at night. My heartrate ... Atenonol did it make me feel loopy. Hence the change to Diltiazem . I think you and your doc may just have to try...

  11. Heart / Heart Attack Questions...
    ... take Hyzaar 100 / 25 once in the morning. And, I take Diltiazem 30 mg twice a day. Once with Hyzaar and once in the...

  12. 2 vessels arteries decrease
    ... medication i'm taking at moment bisoprolol 10mg tab Diltiazem hydrochloride 60mg 3 times a day aspirin 75mg tab...

  13. Lisinopril (Accupril) and other meds? ...
    ... 5mg most nights but 10.0 mg twice a week. Cardizem ( Diltiazem ) twice a day despite advertisements saying once a...
    ... probably caused by the channel blocker, in your case, the diltiazem . I'd take the ACE inhibitor in the morning becasue...

  14. tachycardia problems
    ... beta-blockers atenonol but had bad side effects,tried diltiazem no side effects but did not help fast heart rate....

  15. How long for Cardizem CD to fully start working?
    ... I would think that the Cardizem CD ( diltiazem ) would have begun working by now if it is going to...

  16. Calcium Channel Blockers..dont' take with grapfruit juice?
    ... but would like to know. I just take a low dose of diltiazem for some minor chest pains caused by MVP, so if the...
    ... discontinue a calcium channel blocker? I am on 30mgs of diltiazem VOLUNTARILY (meaning my doc says I could or could...
    ... would be fine for me to just discontinue to 30mg of diltiazem . I am going to stop for about a month and see if I ... notice a difference. If the diltiazem isn't really helping and it's just a psychological...

  17. Tiazac
    ... Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker so look for the old swollen...

  18. Need some Advice PVC's
    ... Have you tried calcium channel blockers? I take diltiazem and it seems to work pretty well. Also, people with...

  19. Diltiazem...cause low blood pressure?
    ... a problem with lowering my blood pressure. I take diltiazem for chest pain. I have MVP and having pains sometimes...
    ... CAUSE of the "chest pain" that you are taking the diltiazem for? What was the diagnosis?...
    ... CAUSE of the "chest pain" that you are taking the diltiazem for? What was the diagnosis? Mitral Valve Prolapse...
    ... Gotcha, Yes, Diltiazem , and beta-blockers are decent choices for any annoying ... don't need anything but if you are "fluttering" the diltiazem is a good idea. I'd also take the minimum dosage ... idea. I don't think another ECG is necessary, the diltiazem isn't curative, only palliative....

  20. adenosine question
    ... The first drug is adenosine and the other one is Diltiazem . These two drugs are administered for most arrhythmias ... the Atrial Fib and now I have bad SVT. I was given Diltiazem or Adenosine to convert my rhythm. Right from the...

  21. adenosine? how safe for unborn baby?
    ... or calcium-channel blocking drugs like verapamil or diltiazem is required. Although these drugs cross the placenta...

  22. Diltiazem...anyone take it??
    ... type reactions, but are not listed as side-effects of Diltiazem .Have you consulted a doctor re these reactions ? ... - they may not be related to the Diltiazem at all, and are treatable with certain anti-histamine ... type medications.You need professional advise, as Diltiazem can interact with other medications in a serious way...
    ... KathyC, I must correct myself re my post above. Diltiazem CAN cause rash and swelling of the lower extremities...
    ... :) Hello So far, so good with diltiazem . No interactions, side effects, ect. I only take 45...

  23. what can i expect with AF at 25?
    ... blood pressure. now i am close to normal. i now take diltiazem , but i read that medications are only effective 30...

  24. Problems since ablation
    ... Apart from the beta blockers, I had tried verapamil, diltiazem and flecenide. The verapamil helped most but I was...

  25. altace and diltiazem causing insomnia
    ... Cathy, My sister is takind diltiazem 240 mg. She has no trouble sleeping. I was taking ... been complicit. Why not try a week without the diltiazem ...it would all be gone from your system. Now however...
    ... called me back yet. I'll take your advice and stop the diltiazem for a week and see if that helps. Thanks! Cathy...

  26. pulmonary edema w/o swollen feet & hands?
    ... channel blocker...so that would be either verapamil or diltiazem . So you said you had a cough on ACEis eh? I noticed...

  27. SVT & ablation
    ... attacks on tape! <grin> ). I'm currently on diltiazem (tiazac) 180mg twice a day. Just moved and got a...
    ... attacks on tape! <grin> ). I'm currently on diltiazem (tiazac) 180mg twice a day. Just moved and got a...
    ... attacks on tape! <grin> ). I'm currently on diltiazem (tiazac) 180mg twice a day. Just moved and got a...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. High Blood Pressure and other symptoms
    ... coughing up of small white pea-size objects Got Diltiazem from my 100$ visit doctor Started Diltiazem 120mg ... 70 - 98.1 Blood Pressure, Pulse, Temperature Diltiazem seems to have very low, or no effect at all. Fasting...
    ... takes time, but it can be done. :) By the way, Diltiazem , taken alone, is NOT the greatest blood pressure lowering...

  2. what can I take instead of Amlodipine
    ... switch you to a non-dihydropyridine CCB, Verapamil or Diltiazem . A beta blocker could also be used. The side effects...

  3. Still having a rapid heartbeat
    ... more than 2 weeks in my opinion). I was switched to diltiazem as well, and while my BP seems to be okay, I get a...

  4. going to the dr's tomorrow morning, getting off atenolol because of life issues
    ... more beta blockers for me. I too am now taking Diltiazem with good results. Good luck, Matt! Chantal...

  5. Beta Blockers vs Ace Inhibators
    ... Lisinopril/HCTZ and also a CCB (calcium channel blocker) Diltiazem CD. My research told me the Diltiazem CD is used...

  6. Diovan HCT & Breathing Problems
    ... I switched over to a ccb, diltiazem cd. I am still in the process of flushing the venom...

  7. Leg Swelling and tingling when taking Amlodipine
    ... I am taking Lisinopril/HCTZ 20/12.5 and added diltiazem CD (a calcium channel blocker, to replace the beta ... blocker, 120mg, it's lowest dose.) The Diltiazem is the same class of meds which caused your legs to...

  8. Meds, Meds and more Meds
    ... because it regulates my blood pressure. I'm also on Diltiazem 90mg SR or Norvasc 5mg, haven't decided yet :). My...
    ... last 2 days I took 2.5 mg of Zebeta at morning and Diltiazem SR 90mgat night. My reading, few minutes ago, was...

  9. Should I wean off Norvasc?
    ... a more potent vasodilator than your previous CCB, Diltiazem , and may cause more dizziness, headache, flushing ... peripheral edema and tachycardia than either Verapamil or Diltiazem . Because these medications affect the heart's contractility...

  10. HI Diastolic - Medication Class
    ... I had to wean off the metoprolol and am now taking diltiazem . Good luck. Chantal...

  11. how long to start feeling better once you start the medicine for bp?
    ... Dr weaned me off the metoprolol and switched me to diltiazem . It took me a at least 3 weeks to BEGIN to start ... to get the metoprolol out of my body and give the diltiazem time to work which can take up to two weeks for that...
    ... saw my Dr she weaned me off of it and gave me the diltiazem , which seems to be agreeing with me. The last time...

  12. weaned off toprol xl
    ... down to 12.5 and then nothing. My Dr has me on diltiazem for my HBP and tachycardia. I'm currently taking 60mg...
    ... then down to 12.5 and then nothing. My Dr has me on diltiazem for my HBP and tachycardia. I'm currently taking 60mg...
    ... Hi there FG! I have sinus tach and HBP. The diltiazem is controlling my BP and has brought my heart rate...

  13. HELP...panicking!!
    ... She has prescribed it for me along with the BP med diltiazem . Thanks again for your kindness. Chantal...

  14. Beta Blocker Side Effects
    ... After I'm completely off that he is going to try me on diltiazem in conjunction with the lisinopril I have already...

  15. New to board, have a question
    ... side. My doctor started me on two BP medications ( Diltiazem and Captopril) the first week of December '07. Since...
    ... :) My doctor started me on two BP medications ( Diltiazem and Captopril) the first week of December '07. Since...
    ... side. My doctor started me on two BP medications ( Diltiazem and Captopril) the first week of December '07. Since...

  16. Need advice regarding my dose
    ... to take 5mg for 3.5 years but that was before I use Diltiazem which was good. With Norvasc I had 2.5 mg of Zebeta...

  17. How low is too low...
    ... female, overwieght, have SVT and HBP, am on 180mg Diltiazem twice a day, 25mg of Benicar, and 20mg of Atenolol...
    ... The Diltiazem was increased back in October when I had a couple...

  18. HCTZ and water
    ... people are getting heart palpitations from taking Diltiazem . I have been taking it now for about 6 months. I have ... was gone in about an hour. So I continue to take the Diltiazem because it truely did help with my blood pressure...

  19. Switched again part 2
    ... meditation. Today, my doctor wanted to put me on diltiazem & hydrochlorithiazide 25mgs. I balked. I wanted to ... with me. Anyway, I figure I'm going to end up on diltiazem , but why do I need such a high dose of a diuretic ... around? What's with these high dosages? Any info on diltiazem & hydrochlorathiazide would be greatly appreciated...
    ... immensely! ...Today, my doctor wanted to put me on diltiazem & hydrochlorithiazide 25mgs.... Zora, you were ... but we won't get into that here. ...Any info on diltiazem & hydrochlorathiazide would be greatly appreciated ... mostly bad) with hydrochlorothazide, I have none with diltiazem , which is a ccb. I'm just really fed up. Understandab...

  20. Lifestyle Modifications work great
    ... lose of appetite, although that he switched me from Diltiazem to Norvasc but blood pressure is great now. I don...
    ... lose of appetite, although that he switched me from Diltiazem to Norvasc but blood pressure is great now. I don...

  21. Switched from Diltiazem 240mg SR to 10mg of Norvasc, BP is 130/78
    ... actually I also take Xanax before I sleep. But I was on Diltiazem for more than 2 years and it never caused any sleep ... problems. Also Norvasc is better than Diltiazem for me :D, it's the bes medication I have tried so...

  22. What is my perfect heart rate?
    ... Magnesium, something between 70-60. I was also on Diltiazem 240mg daily, but because it was not very effective...

  23. Norvasc 5mg + Zebeta 2.5mg when it will start working?
    ... see decrease in my blood pressure? 1 week? I was on Diltiazem before so I guess that replacing one CCB with another...
    ... weight being on Effexor. I remember when I started Diltiazem I got a little dizzy, weak and I have had headache...

  24. My experience with coffee effect on HBP
    ... how coffee effects BP. Until few days ago I was on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily, my blood pressure is always ... even higher. So 2 days ago my dr has took me off Diltiazem and put me on 2.5mg of Zebeta at morning and afte...

  25. My dr just changed my medication
    ... Hi, I was on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily for 2 years, but in winter my ... question that I forgot to ask my dr about :(. I know that Diltiazem lowers the heart rate and Norvasc doesn't, so by taking ... 2.5 of Zebeta can I get the same effect of Diltiazem ? I wonder because I want exercise and I need high ... when I exercise, which I was getting with my dose of Diltiazem . I hope this works for me :D. Thanks, Michael...
    ... effect on heart rate and contraction, others, such as Diltiazem and Verapamil affect the heart to a greater extent ... If you had no problem with your heart rate when on Diltiazem , you certainly shouldn't on Norvasc. Beta blockers...
    ... effect on heart rate and contraction, others, such as Diltiazem and Verapamil affect the heart to a greater extent ... If you had no problem with your heart rate when on Diltiazem , you certainly shouldn't on Norvasc. Beta blockers...
    ... the heart. So I don't have to wait until I wean off Diltiazem :D. I took my 2.5 Zebeta before breakfast, at 10...

  26. Zebeta 1.2mg + HCT 6.5mg: my last hope
    ... pressure but nothing works without side effects. Anyway, Diltiazem works but not in winter and now my blood pressure...
    ... Also I'm thinking about switching from Diltiazem SR to Norvasc 5mg. Actually, it's good to take Norvasc ... once daily instead of the 2 dose daily of Diltiazem SR. I tried Norvasc before but didn't give it time ... the difference between those? Do I have to wean off Diltiazem ? or I can stop it today and start Norvasc tommorow...
    ... Hi Michael, Diltiazem should be tapered over a couple of weeks or longer ... should be easier to discontinue. Be careful. With Diltiazem , peak plasma levels are reached in 2-4 hours, while...
    ... April or even after that. So you want me to wean off Diltiazem while starting to take 2.5mg Norvasc + 1.25mg of Zebeta...
    ... I take Diltiazem 120mg SR every 12 hours. Also I found out that the...
    ... not sure. So I will start from tonight to reduce my Diltiazem from 120 to 90 and go to the dr after a week to see ... zebeta has the same effect on my heart rate as the diltiazem , but with my current condition I can workout an hour...
    ... April or even after that. So you want me to wean off Diltiazem while starting to take 2.5mg Norvasc + 1.25mg of Zebeta...

  27. Can this mess up my system?
    ... taken 1.5mg SR of Indapamde, along with my dose of Diltiazem which is 120mg SR twice daily, for 3 days. Then I...

  28. Can Diltiazem be taken with HCT 25mg + Amiloride 2.5mg?
    ... Michael, I wonder if this combination is safe? Diltiazem along with HCT 25mg + Amiloride 2.5mg? I know that...

  29. Side Effects?
    ... it was not nice, I had one last med to try which is Diltiazem . I have no side effects at all that I'm aware of....
    ... the last few days with I added the diuretic to my Diltiazem (CCB like Norvasc but seems to be better than it)...

  30. Indapamide should not be used with CCBs?
    ... has to do with the 1.5mg Indapamide SR I added to my Diltiazem , for a better control of my blood pressure. I...
    ... continue using this diuretic, I was better only using Diltiazem . I can't exercise and I can't breathe like before ... something to help control my blood pressure along with Diltiazem . :( Michael...

  31. Your experience with Diuretics
    ... a Diuretic, indapamine 1.5mg SR, to my medication ( Diltiazem 120mg twice daily) to control my BP. I got a little...
    ... effects will go ro not. Anyway, I will stick to my Diltiazem 240mg daily and try to change my diet to a better...
    ... pressure can goes to 160/115 in winter even with my Diltiazem , in summer it's 120/80 to 130/90 even with that fast...

  32. Very important about High BP please read it
    ... effects except for the CCB drug class. I have been using Diltiazem 120 mg SR twice daily with NO SIDE EFFECTS :D. I have...
    ... effects except for the CCB drug class. I have been using Diltiazem 120 mg SR twice daily with NO SIDE EFFECTS :D. I have...
    ... and Efexor XR 75mg daily :(. I want to increase my Diltiazem dosage to 180mg SR twice daily instead of the 120mg...
    ... become too dependent on them. I want to increase my Diltiazem dosage to 180mg SR twice daily instead of the 120mg...
    ... Are you on a low dose diuretic? No, I'm only on Diltiazem . I tried ARBs and ACEs but they make me feel so bad...
    ... dosage CCB for blood pressure. No, I'm only on Diltiazem . I tried ARBs and ACEs but they make me feel so bad...

  33. How are these numbers?
    ... any of those. Finally, I tried CCB. Now I'm on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily. No side effects at all and good ... can't have a good life being on anything other than Diltiazem , I do help it to reduce my blood pressure by Cardio...

  34. How to do slow breathing correctly
    ... people got side effects from the drug I'm using now, Diltiazem , but it seems that this is the best one I have tried...

  35. How Long Does It Take for Altace to Work?
    ... t functoinal as a human :(. Now I'm on a CCB, Diltiazem , and doing fine. No side effects and good control...
    ... here in Egypt, so I pay everything for myself. I took Diltiazem without telling any doctor and it's working great ... the med without telling anyone. I take 120 mg SR of Diltiazem twice daily. I couldn't handle any other drug class...

  36. High Blood Pressure Meds and Excessive Sweating
    ... same day I stop medication. Now I'm on a CCB called Diltiazem , the same group as Norvasc, and no such sweating at...

  37. Is there ANY BP med that doesn't say "stay out Sun"?
    ... sensitivity to the sun) Captopril ACE Inhibitor Diltiazem & Nifedipine CCBs Triamterene Potassium sparing...

  38. BP up under stress
    ... hypertrophy from the hypertension. I'm on lisinopril and diltiazem . I try to eat healthily and am increasing my exercise...

  39. Difference between generics?
    ... 101 and 157/103 - not so good - and that is with the diltiazem too. I do find that when my BPis higher I'm more...

  40. Fatigue and Confusion
    ... blockers. No problems with lisinopril. A higher dose of diltiazem produced fatigue and aching, but I'm OK on the 120mg...

  41. BP going up
    ... having. I suspect that I may need to go back on diltiazem as well as the lisinopril....

  42. New user - introduction/exercise
    ... my GP, who found my BP was 200/110. I was put on diltiazem , but the initial dose didn't lower it enough and the ... lisinopril as well and my BP was well controlled, so the diltiazem was discontinued. I started at the gym last week...

  43. Calcium channel blockers
    ... channel blocker. I said "FINE, I'll try verapamil or diltiazem but NOT Norvasc" which I found to be a truly hateful...

  44. Diltiazem?? allergy?
    ... I did a quick search for possible side effects of Diltiazem and found a caution about swelling of the face and...
    ... Gail, Best you can try is to discontinue the diltiazem for a week and see if it clears. If NOT, suspect...
    ... correctly, about 1-2 percent of the people who tested diltiazem experienced skin (rash) problems but this was in a...

  45. Losing Sodium while exercising
    ... the Temple of Karnak :D. I don't take anything with Diltiazem SR and yes I consume much more Sodium in summer. You...

  46. Do CCBs cause heart attacks?
    ... acting forms of nifedipine and short acting formulas of diltiazem and verapamil.... So it was probably just that one...
    ... effects. For the last 18 months, I guess :D, I'm on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily and so far so GREAT :). Without...
    ... conditions they were meant to prevent. I'm on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily and so far so GREAT :). Without ... big problem....l I appreciate the heads up on the diltiazem 120 mg SR as I want to compile a list of possible...
    ... didn' get side effects (as long as I remember). Diltiazem SR is fine and I like it, now I can workout without...
    ... just want let you know that I'm doing great with my Diltiazem SR and I workout without any problems. I think I have...
    ... reading about your wonderful success with the CCB Diltiazem SR. Congratulations on your determination, your open ... just want let you know that I'm doing great with my Diltiazem SR and I workout without any problems. Glad to hear...
    ... and make some changes that our bodies agree with. Diltiazem SR is fine and I like it, now I can workout without...

  47. extreme hypertension, on a younger person.
    ... taking Diovan 160 HCTZ 25 (separate from the diovan) Diltiazem 240 E-R. Is this quite a bit of medicine, especially...
    ... from the HCTZ, and I'm not seeing results from the diltiazem either. A few months ago I had bloodwork done and...

  48. Question re: Atenolol - for Beth
    ... going to drive that is for sure. I was switched to diltiazem instead of the Verapamil and I feel much better. ...


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