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  1. Messing with my hbp meds
    ... an ARB with the tiazac. What is combined with the diltiazem to make tiazac? Is it an ACEI? I would suggest avapro...
    ... Anyway, my wonderful GP has agreed to let me try diltiazem (which I am a great fan of) again. His only request...
    ... any problems. I take tiazac which is a form of diltiazem and it is my major bp med....

  2. Causes of Increased Heart Rate
    ... two of the calcium channel blockers ( verapimil and diltiazem ) I have taken both without side effects - But, that...

  3. Father-in-law's BP medications
    ... nothing about blood pressure problems. Atenolol and Diltiazem ? I am suprised that a doctor would prescribe these ... cardiologist told me that the combo of verapimil or diltiazem with a beta blocker can lead to hearblock and thus...
    ... condition could be very dangerous but stopping the diltiazem shouldn't be a problem. There are other CCBs that...

  4. Are all beta blockers considered equal
    ... Has your doctor considered either diltiazem or verapamil ( calciaum channel blockers)? If your...

  5. diltiazem
    ... awhile and just see how it goes. I took generic diltiazem for 7 years and had very good consistant BP. Unfortunately...
    ... cassiebel, like you i can't complain about the bp results diltiazem gives....

  6. can a calcium channel blocker (diltiazem) actually increase pressure?
    ... Rorie, It's not likely the diltiazem iis actually making matters WORSE, it IS likely that ... Strange coincidence, I brought up the possiblity of diltiazem a couple doctor's visits ago and my doctor said it...

  7. how long does it take for diltiazem to work - help!
    ... no side effects. All the literature etc. says that Diltiazem increases the effect of other bp medicines, so you...
    ... atenolol. Does anyone know if you can take atenolol with diltiazem ? I might ask my doctor if I can do that. Thanks...
    ... against taking beta blockers. And mixing bbs and diltiazem is actually dangerous--you don't want to take two...

  8. Has anyone QUIT Diovan?
    ... I took Cardizem ( diltiazem ) for 6 years. I loved it. I didn't have any side effects ... They didn't even try to stop the atenolol just the diltiazem . I have had nothing but problems with my BP ever since...
    ... That's what I did - I went back to Tiazac (variant of diltiazem ), saw immediate improvement, and weaned off the Toprol...
    ... That's what I did - I went back to Tiazac (variant of diltiazem ), saw immediate improvement, and weaned off the Toprol...
    ... they say is that Beta Blockers shouldn't be used with Diltiazem . Well DUH! Why was I put on the two together for 8...

  9. Beta Blockers - Feeling Sorry For Myself
    ... trouble with propranolol in the form of Toprol. The diltiazem branch of the calcium channel blocker family will...

  10. Dr. appointment tomorrow, would like some input in dynacirc.
    ... you might try one of the other forms: verapamil or diltiazem . I don't know how they interact with your other meds...

  11. Medication Question
    ... the thing to try tiazac or some other diltiazem ccb. For me, it lowers bp a good amount and the pulse...

  12. Is It Time To give Up?
    ... and let that do the job. Back Oct. 2003. I was on Diltiazem 240 and atenolol 25. I started having pretty bad palpations...
    ... the 4 your are currently taking. You mentioned Diltiazem 240 mg and palps. Tiazac is a form of Diltiazem and ... went up to 240 mg from 180 mg. Both atenolol and diltiazem decrease pulse, so it isn't surprising to me that ... atenolol. You might first try cutting back on the diltiazem to 180 mg and see what happens. If that goes well ... , you might want to keep the diltiazem at 180 mg and cut back on the atenolol to 25 mg. ...
    ... doctors all think I'm a hypochondriac. As for trying the diltiazem again, I would love to but they won't let me take...

  13. I need to stop the toprol, help!
    ... anyway. A family of calcium channel blockers called diltiazem will also slow heart rate. You might also consider...

  14. Norvasc and Depression
    ... blocker. Seems like people have fewer side effects with diltiazem than with amlodipine (Norvasc). Feeling tired is...

  15. ARB's, Thiazides and Beta Blockers a safe combo?
    ... just cutting back from 50 to 25mgs. I used to take diltiazem and had good BP results with it but was changed to...

  16. Altace
    ... with me and so far so good. I asked to be put back on diltiazem but he just didn't feel comfortable mixing that with...

  17. rapid heart rate
    ... A calcium channel blocker in the diltiazem family (Cardizem®; Cardizem® CD; Cardizem® SR ... Canada); Presoken (Mexico); Presoquim (Mexico); Syn- Diltiazem ® (Canada); Tilazem® (Mexico)) Will slow heartrate...
    ... Verapamil, also a CCB ( similar to diltiazem ) slows the heart rate....
    ... Verapamil, also a CCB ( similar to diltiazem ) slows the heart rate. I was given verapamill for...

  18. Any headache free BP Meds??
    ... tried just about everything except a diuretic and diltiazem . I wouldn't recommend a diuretic with a "low sodium...
    ... tried just about everything except a diuretic and diltiazem . I wouldn't recommend a diuretic with a "low sodium...

  19. Attention disgruntled Atenolol users!
    ... less extreme. This is true, I've been on cardiazem ( diltiazem ) and calan (verapamil) and yes they do lower my BP...

  20. METOPROLOL Blood Pressure medicine...Listen to This ???????
    ... 40mg neither my bp or pluse came down. so he put me diltiazem 120mg was on for week still nothing. called him today ... now he wants me to take to diltiazem .so that 240mg a day. i am confused and can't sleep...

  21. Changing to Generic
    ... among them. Norvasc is amlodipine and Cartia is diltiazem . You may do very differently on one or the other ... available generically, it's at least twice as expensive as diltiazem ....
    ... What about generic diltiazem (such as Cartia) vs. Tiazac (which is very expensive...
    ... pal7778, Yep, Tiazac is diltiazem hydrochloride. You are referring to Cartia as the ... generic for diltiazem ; it's not, it's the brand name product. Here...
    ... amazing and true fact is that all these once a day Diltiazem s are the same thing!? I used to take diltiazem. ... The one I took was simply called diltiazem xr. I had previously taken cardiazem and it didn...
    ... U.S. basically these are the ways that you can buy diltiazem (generic name): Cardizem Cardizem CD Cardizem ... SR Cartia XT Dilacor XR Diltia XT Diltiazem CD Diltiazem HCl Diltiazem HCl CR Tiazac ... you a day's worth. The two choices: Cardizem and diltiazem hydrochloride are available in doses as low as 30...

  22. calcium channel blockers
    ... prescribed a very low dose of cartia xt (cardizem, diltiazem etc...) As for my bp numbers I haven't really seen...
    ... I took diltiazem for years 240 mg. I did, however take it with another ... the atenolol for palpatations I was switched from diltiazem to an ARB. My BP control has not been as good since ... . I do think it takes a while for diltiazem to reach its full potential. You may also need an...

  23. Help Can't take Atenolol
    ... couple of the calcium channel blockers ( verapamil and diltiazem ) help slow the pulse but not as well as a beta blocker...

  24. low heart rate and high blood pressure-help please

  25. OK-Update from my doc regarding diuretic!
    ... Have you tried any of the CCB's? Verapamil and diltiazem can calm the heart a little. This should allow your...
    ... Have you tried any of the CCB's? Verapamil and diltiazem can calm the heart a little. This should allow your...

  26. Wean from Norvasc
    ... no reason. I can get good control with verapamil or diltiazem but can't tolerate them. I too, want to just keep...

  27. Insomnia and lotrel
    ... Lotrel didn't do anything for my blood pressure, but Diltiazem works for me....

  28. CCB vs Beta Blockers?
    ... Does anyone know if verapamil or diltiazem can lower pulse rate as well as atenolol? And will...
    ... little effect on heart rate. BUT... verapamil and diltiazem DO have an effect on the heart and are useful in reducing...
    ... I take Tiazac ( diltiazem ) and it does slow my heartrate. I can't remember...

  29. Enalapril v. Vasotec
    ... ins. and they refilled my script with the generic diltiazem . I had a continous headache, not a bad one, but I...
    ... ins. and they refilled my script with the generic diltiazem . I had a continous headache, not a bad one, but I...
    ... ins. and they refilled my script with the generic diltiazem . I had a continous headache, not a bad one, but I...

  30. High BP in Legs
    ... was 220/180 I am taking Lopressor, clondine, and Diltiazem . Anyone else ever have leg bp's like this or hear...
    ... was 220/180 I am taking Lopressor, clondine, and Diltiazem . Anyone else ever have leg bp's like this or hear...

  31. med side effects avapro/verepamil
    ... problem to be worse with amlodipine and nifedipine. Diltiazem (Cardizem) might be a better choice. (I think living...

  32. New to toprol 25mg
    ... other CCB's that can actually lower your heart rate ( diltiazem or verapamil). Of course, you can't get those combined...
    ... pressure. After trying lots of drugs I was given Tiazac ( diltiazem ), a CCB, which did lower my blood pressure and pulse...

  33. Hydocholrot and Menstrual cycle
    ... 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...

  34. Beta blocker, ACE inhibitor, and anaphylaxis
    ... Calcium channel blockers (bepridil [e.g., Bepadin], diltiazem [e.g., Cardizem], felodipine [e.g., Plendil], flunarizine...

  35. norvasc
    ... calcium channel blockers are best try verapimil or diltiazem . I could not tolerate Norvasc or any others like it ... made my heart race and made me nervous. Verapimil and diltiazem do the opposite. They calm you down. ARBs and ACEs...
    ... calcium channel blockers are best try verapimil or diltiazem . I could not tolerate Norvasc or any others like it ... made my heart race and made me nervous. Verapimil and diltiazem do the opposite. They calm you down. ARBs and ACEs...
    ... My sister had to drop Cardizem ( diltiazem ) also because of headaches...I've never tried it....

  36. Yet, more questions...
    ... it is actually the beta blockers ask your doc about diltiazem or verapamil (calcium channel blockers) they also...

  37. I have been on Toprol-XL for about 3 months
    ... see them! So far I like Toprol XL WAY BETTER than Diltiazem (Cartia, Cardizem)!!!!...

  38. I need help...Pleeze!
    ... 6 combos in the last 6 mos because my CC blocker ( diltiazem ) quit working. I used to take Verapamil 240 and once...
    ... channel blockers (calcium antagonists) (amlodipine, diltiazem , nifedipine, verapamil, others). These medications...

  39. Has ANYONE ever gotten off a beta-blocker??
    ... borderline high blood pressure.) He now put me on 240mgs of Diltiazem , which is keeping blood pressure reasonable, but I ... bed in the morning. Today, he suggested upping the diltiazem to try to keep the tachycardia under control. HE JUST...

  40. Medication & Exhaustion
    ... one of the prime side-effects. She took cardizem ( diltiazem ) for a while but found the frequent headaches hard...

  41. need support
    ... rapid heartbeat with Norvasc & Phlendil but not with Diltiazem & Verapamil. But then everyone reacts differently...

  42. Question about "No-Salt" (potassium chloride)?
    ... not on your list. With drugs such as verapamil and diltiazem , potassium salts should be avoided, too, as both of...

  43. frustrated with lack of progress
    ... Lardoggy, Tiazec is proprietary name for diltiazem (also Cardizem), an common calcium channel blocker ... you outside the USA, Canadian possibly? Anyhoo, diltiazem vs. placebo double blind showed a 4.9 drop in diastolic...

  44. 20 years old and high blood pressure? - Please Help!
    ... problem." He's currently on the max Diovan (320 mg) and diltiazem 240 mg and still has BP's in the 140's a lot. Nospin...
    ... problem." He's currently on the max Diovan (320 mg) and diltiazem 240 mg and still has BP's in the 140's a lot. Nospin...

  45. Starting BP Med and Scared....
    ... function properly! Anyhow, if I am not mistaken, diltiazem also has a heart rate lowering effect. I guess the...

  46. High Systolic with Low Diastolic
    ... s been on all combos. Now he's on Diovan 320 and Diltiazem 240. Still has systolics in the 140's half the time...

  47. Norvasc
    ... works) he's now on Diovan 320 mg and a different CCB - diltiazem . It's older, but after 5 weeks, no headaches so far...

  48. Switching from ACE to ARB
    ... accupril the same. HCT tons of side effects. I'm on diltiazem 360mg and benicar 20mg.No real side effects- I run ... 18-25 mile a week running. I still wonder about the diltiazem - I don't feel any side effect but I'm not real real ... and I swear by ARBs(especially diovan and benicar). Diltiazem will lower your pulse (mine is resting 54-59BPM)....

  49. New and ?'s NORVASC feel like I'm dying!
    ... when to ARBs!!!! Yeah!!! I'm on 20mg benicar and 360 diltiazem (a CCB, but t mild one) and I feel great it's been...

  50. Diltaizem
    ... Hello, I was wondering if Diltiazem has interferred with your sleep. I take altace in...
    ... I switched to Diltiazem xr (Tiazec) I also take hct 25mg. I'm up to 300MG...
    ... kfuchsel, The diltiazem isn't doing the job, and yes you are near the top...
    ... whole host of side effects. He added Benicar to the diltiazem and I qickly dropped the 120/70 sometimes to 116/65 ... I still believe the only thing the diltiazem is doing is keeping my pulse at 60bpm. I run MUCH...
    ... Get off the diltiazem if it is bothering you. I started taking cardizem...
    ... my sister who was doing about a month of Cardizem ( diltiazem ) (360 or 320 mg)...she just went to the doctor and...
    ... I switched to Diltiazem xr (Tiazec) I also take hct 25mg. I'm up to 300MG...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Quit Lipitor - Cholesterol sky high
    ... Pharmacy at both locations blew it off. The doubled diltiazem along with the statin WAS the cause of a severe drop...
    ... mother, and also did agree that the doubling of her diltiazem along with her statin was the cause of her condition...

  2. High Cholesterol - Zocor
    ... this information if you look up adverse effects of Diltiazem and statins, or diltiazem and statins, or potentially ... fatal interactions between diltiazem and statins. Diltiazem is a generic of a certain ... Atorvastatin significantly enhanced the oral exposure of diltiazem in rats (2007). This i didn't know, and i couldn ... of this. But then again...no one ever checked!! Diltiazem works on the same pathway that grapefruit juice does...

  3. Should I take cholesterol medicine?
    ... her take). That neurologist put her on Zocor and diltiazem (cartia at that time). Within 2 years she was in ... from zocor to lipitor, and her doctor doubling her diltiazem to 240 mg LA twice per day. She went from shopping...

  4. Truthtelling
    ... sure thing beerzoids. Both Diltiazem and statins (most) are metabolized by the Cytochrome ... 4503A4 system in the body. Diltiazem and verapamil are both substrates and inhibitors of ... of an increased serum concentration. That is way diltiazem and verapamil are known to increase the serum concentration ... listed, but verapamil is always listed. By the way diltiazem and verapamil also deplete COq10 and magnesium. ...

  5. Bad cholesterol suddenly high
    ... medications, this is not always the case. In fact Diltiazem is supposed to be bio-equilavent to Cardizem...however...

  6. Should EVERY statin be taken with CoQ-10 vitimin?
    ... COq10. Other medications also deplete Coq10 including Diltiazem , and many diuretics. A coQ10 specialist I know suggested...

  7. Lipitor strikes again!
    ... effective dosage of statins by at least 3.9 times (as does diltiazem )..and in some cases much more , it also causes the...

  8. New Numbers
    ... her problems greatly intensified. (she was also on diltiazem at the same time)..Her problems got much worse when ... her doctor doubled her dose of diltiazem to 240 mg 2x per day. (that was the beginning of...
    ... her problems greatly intensified. (she was also on diltiazem at the same time)..Her problems got much worse when ... her doctor doubled her dose of diltiazem to 240 mg 2x per day. (that was the beginning of...
    ... neurologist was not happy about what I found out about the diltiazem either. Neither was her primary care doctor. Her ... you for a fact, that mother got much worse after her diltiazem was doubled. This was pointed out to Washington U ... I did research on my own, and found out about the diltiazem , I called a bio-chemist friend of mine. He assured...

  9. Good News... went to the doctor today
    ... merely doubling the zocor. Verapamil, as well as diltiazem raise the serum concentration of zocor by 3.8 times...

  10. 2 Months Off Statins-Here's The Numbers-Help!
    ... The doctor is right about the verapamil. That and Diltiazem . That are both know to increase the serum concentration ... some statins by 3.9 times. Statins and verapamil and diltiazem both work on the cytochrome 450 3A4 pathway. My mother ... was taking diltiazem 240 mg. once per day, (and had side effects) but when...

  11. My First Week Off Statins-Big Improvement
    ... times (serum concentration) because she was taking diltiazem for blood pressure (along with the statins). Of course...

  12. My Dr says that my leg pain should be gone if it was being caused by the Lipitor
    ... was put on Lipitor. Her doctor was also giving her diltiazem with the Lipitor. I now know that the diltiazem increases...

  13. CoQ10
    ... individuals taking blood pressure medications (including diltiazem , metoprolol, enalapril, and nitrate), CoQ10 supplementation...

  14. Lipitor / Statins Using Bad Statistics
    ... Substances inhibiting metabolism by CYP3A4: cyclosporin, diltiazem , verapamil, macrolide antibiotics, azole antifungals ... 8805; 40 mg (33), cyclosporin (19), gemfibrozil (21), diltiazem (20) and diabetes (15). Over half of the simvastatin ... the dose of statin, or addition of clarithromycin or diltiazem )....

  15. Lipitor Necessary??
    ... enough, there won't be any pain. Alos she was taking Diltiazem which is known to increase the blood concentration ... getting a dosage equivalent of almost 80 mg. Also diltiazem will not let the body rid it self of the Lipitor,...

  16. The Lipitor Dilemma
    ... you body. I suppose you are taking diuretics, i.e. diltiazem , ? Statins deplete CoQ10, diuretics deplete magnesium ... Believe me, my mother nearly died from Lipitor and Diltiazem , and the resulting low CoQ10 and low magnesium. ...
    ... correct something, When I said diuretics i said I.e Diltiazem . I meant to say Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) a loop ... diuretic. Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker. sorry about the mistake...

  17. Cholesterol with High CRP results - Questions
    ... progressively worse. At the same time she was taking Diltiazem (calcium channel blocker). Diltiazem is know to increase...

Sexual Health - Men board

  1. High blood pressure meds and erections
    ... hearing about the other problem and took me off the Diltiazem 360 and put me on Toprol XL 100. So far everything...
    ... My Doc. took me off the Diltiazem 360mg and put me on Toprol XL 100mg. It took less...

Anxiety board

  1. xanax and pounding heart
    ... my heart goes very fast and pounding they gave me diltiazem also however i read not to take the 2 of them together...

  2. New to anxiety/insomnia; not sure how to start handling it
    ... pulse and they converted me to normal heartbeat with diltiazem . I have a semi-stressful job and up to that point...

  3. Are my Drs. making the right diagnosis ?
    ... soluble mixture so am trying that, along with effexor, diltiazem (for heart palps, lipitor, and alprazolam. Lord I...

  4. Please someone talk to me soon !
    ... side effects, felt worse then before so she put me on diltiazem 240 mg...that was 1 1/2 weeks ago..well still having...

Sexual Health - General board

  1. pain when ejaculating
    ... What could be going on here? I take effexor and Diltiazem HCI &Enalapril Maleate for blood pressure. Thankyou...

Hair Loss / Alopecia board

  1. Anyone on beta blockers have hair loss?
    ... 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...

Menopause board

  1. Menopause Made a Mess of Me
    ... and onto HT and I've been a mess since. I take Diltiazem for my HBP but only 60 mg a day. My BP is staying...


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