Dilcardia

Manufactured by: J B Chemicals And Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Diltiazem (30 mg)

Prescription Required

189 people have bought this recently

Dilcardia

Manufactured by: J B Chemicals And Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Diltiazem (30 mg)

Prescription Required

189 people have bought this recently

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Dilcardia Information

Dilcardia is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Angina, High BP are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Dilcardia have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Dilcardia depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Dilcardia as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Dilcardia are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Dilcardia's effect during pregnancy is Mild and Safe while nursing. It is important to know if Dilcardia has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Dilcardia related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Heart Failure, Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Liver Disease must refrain from the use of Dilcardia since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Dilcardia are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug reaction of Dilcardia with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Dilcardia, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Dilcardia Benefits & Uses
  2. Dilcardia Dosage & How to Take
  3. Dilcardia Side Effects
  4. Dilcardia Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Dilcardia with Other Drugs
  6. Dilcardia Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Dilcardia
  8. Dilcardia Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Dilcardia Benefits & Uses

Dilcardia is used to treat the following -

  1. Angina Primary
  2. High BP Primary
  3. Supraventricular Tachycardia
  4. Atrial Fibrillation
  5. Myocarditis
  6. Cardiomyopathy

Dilcardia Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Dilcardia

Diltiazem

Dilcardia Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dilcardia is used -

  1. Headache Mild
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Anxiety
  5. Drowsiness
  6. Blurred vision
  7. Cough Mild
  8. Bradycardia
  9. Chest Pain Moderate
  10. Diarrhoea

Dilcardia Related Warnings

Is the use of Dilcardia safe for pregnant women?

Dilcardia has mild to no side effects in pregnant women.

Mild

Is the use of Dilcardia safe during breastfeeding?

Dilcardia is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Dilcardia on the Kidneys?

Using Dilcardia does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Dilcardia on the Liver?

Dilcardia is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Dilcardia on the Heart?

Side effects of Dilcardia rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Dilcardia with Other Drugs

Dilcardia should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Dilcardia Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dilcardia unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Heart Failure
  3. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
  4. Sinusitis
  5. Liver Disease
  6. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Frequently asked Questions about Dilcardia

Is this Dilcardia habit forming or addictive?

Dilcardia is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Dilcardia as you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Dilcardia is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Dilcardia in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Dilcardia Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dilcardia

Some foods when eaten with Dilcardia can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Dilcardia

Consumption of alcohol and Dilcardia together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe

Dilcardia FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Dilcardia cause diabetes?

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS , Pulmonology

No, Dilcardia does not cause diabetes. It has not been reported to cause diabetes. However, Dilcardia might increase your blood sugar levels slightly, healthy people can tolerate it easily while the diabetic patient might have some problem. So, if you have diabetes keep a check on your blood sugar levels and in case of a sudden spike inform your doctor and take medicines accordingly.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Dilcardia along with ibuprofen?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS , Orthopedics

Yes, Dilcardia can be taken with ibuprofen. No harmful drug interaction has been reported between them. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking ibuprofen do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Dilcardia cause stomach upset?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Dilcardia may cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this drug. Please inform your doctor if you are experiencing stomach upset after taking this medicine.

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Dilcardia on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

Discontinuation of Dilcardia on your own can cause unwanted side effects. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Dilcardia cause diarrhea?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Dilcardia has been reported to cause diarrhea and it is a common side effect of this medicine. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea after taking this drug, discuss with your doctor immediately without any further delay.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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