Cardizem belongs to the group of generics of anti-hypertensive medications or calcium channel blockers (CCBs). It is usually used for the treatment of symptoms of hypertension or breast pain.
CCBs are found to be instrumental are very important for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina or breast pain and some heart rhythm disorders (such as atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter).
Cardizem must be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Don’t stop the treatment without consulting your doctor, even if you note the improvement.
Diltiazem is the main active component of Cardizem, which allows you to feel a relaxation of blood vessels muscles and heart. This reduces your heart rate and allows normalizing the heart rhythm. It increases the blood flow through the veins and arteries, making it easier for the heart to pump blood through the body.
To achieve the maximum effect, you should stick to the dosage directed by your doctor. Don’t change the dose without consulting your doctor.
How to take the drug?
Cardizem must be taken by mouth with water. It can be taken with or without food. The dosage can be changed slightly by your doctor with regard to the progress you would show.
You should swallow the pill whole instead of chewing or crushing it. You must take all doses at the same time to avoid skipping them. If you missed the dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, you shouldn’t take the doubled dose.
The perfect dose for a patient depends on the severity of his/her condition, age, sex and body weight.
You must control your blood pressure by following the diet and making exercises.
Cardizem can cause certain adverse effects, such as vertigo, sickness, head pain, diarrhea, sleepiness, swelling, rashes, allergies, weakness, etc. Consult your doctor at once if any of these symptoms persist.
Read all the instructions and precautions.
Inform your doctor if you suffer from any kind of allergy.
Stick to the proper dosage.
Inform your doctor about all your diseases (even in history). If suffered from heart disease, liver or kidney dysfunction, diabetes, decreased immunity, etc., tell your doctor about it.
Avoid driving during the treatment with Cardizem, as it can cause dizziness.
Always control your blood pressure during the treatment.
Children, older people, pregnant and lactating women must take Cardizem very carefully.
Don’t drink grapefruit juice during the treatment.
Keep the drug at room temperature.
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