Cardizem

What is Cardizem?

Cardizem is the brand name of the medication Diltiazem. It is used to treat high blood pressure and certain heart problems.

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Hi - I am confused about my medication. I have Diltiazem, Cardizem and Amlodipine in my cupboard but am I taking too much medication? I can't...

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Hello!
Thanks for the query.

Cardizem contains deltizem.
Hence diltiazem and cardizem are same.Only brand names are different.

Amlodepine is...

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I have been taking Cardizem (generic Taztia XT 360mg capsules for 20 + years along with Diovan 160 mg and Furosemide 20 mg. Now I'm told to switch...

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Dear Sir / Madam
Thanks for your query.
1. The possible dose of carvedilol is 6.25 mg and not 625 mg. I hope it is a typographical error.
2. If you...

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I am taking cardizem CD for hypertension. If I start taking gugulipids which is one of the ingredients in "thyroid helper" It contain 500 mg of...

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Yes, guggul does decrease the absorption of cardizem leading to. Increase blood pressure. It is better to avoid it when on cardizem. Lastly guggul...

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I had triple bypass surgrey in Oct 2008. Am extremely exhausted and tired. Very frustrated....this are the drugs I am taking. Had doctors...

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Hi, just having probs with blood pressure, it was low, so the drs took me off Cardizem CD and put me on fludrocortisone, up to 0.3mg daily. Was...

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Hi, just having probs with blood pressure, it was low, so the drs took me off Cardizem CD and put me on fludrocortisone, up to 0.3mg daily. Was...

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I have been on 1000 tikosyn for a year or longer. My dr added cardizem 5 Wks ago. Last wk he added amlodipline besylate 10 . The last few days I...

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This morning noticed a lump in lower area of right leg. Went on with the days activities. This evening it is a 2 inch swollen area, with...

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