Dilgel 2% w/w Gel

Manufactured by: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Diltiazem (2 % w/w)

Prescription Required

163 people have bought this recently

Dilgel 2% w/w Gel

Manufactured by: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Diltiazem (2 % w/w)

Prescription Required

163 people have bought this recently

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30 gm Gel in 1 Tube

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Prescription Required

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Dilgel Information

Dilgel is a prescription medicine that is available as a Gel. It is primarily used for the treatment of Angina, High BP. The alternative uses of Dilgel have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Dilgel. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Dilgel have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Dilgel are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Dilgel's effect during pregnancy is Mild and Safe while nursing. In addition, Dilgel's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Dilgel related warnings section.

Dilgel is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Heart Failure, Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Liver Disease as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Dilgel contraindications section.

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

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Dilgel is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

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

Dilgel Benefits & Uses

Dilgel is used to treat the following -

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

Dilgel Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Dilgel

Diltiazem

Dilgel Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Dilgel 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

Dilgel Related Warnings

Is the use of Dilgel safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get mild side effects from Dilgel.

Mild

Is the use of Dilgel safe during breastfeeding?

Dilgel does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

Safe

What is the effect of Dilgel on the Kidneys?

Dilgel is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Dilgel on the Liver?

Dilgel may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Dilgel on the Heart?

Side effects of Dilgel rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Dilgel with Other Drugs

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

Dilgel Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dilgel 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 Dilgel

Is this Dilgel habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Dilgel has not been reported.

No

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

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Dilgel can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Dilgel only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

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

No

Dilgel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dilgel

Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Dilgel to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Dilgel

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

Severe

Dilgel FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Dilgel cause edema (swelling)?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Yes, Dilgel can cause edema (swelling). It is the most common side effects of this drug. Usually swelling occurs in face, eyes, lips, tongue, hands, arms, feet and ankle. If these effects cause troublesome, then consult your doctor regarding whether this effect arises due to diltiazem consumption or not. If yes, then you can stop taking this medicine with the help of doctor because of alternate treatment are also available. However, it is dose-related effects if taken a low dose, chances of edema (swelling) are very less if consuming high dose the chances of edema (swelling) are high.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Dilgel without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS , General Physician

Dilgel is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Dilgel cause stomach upset?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Dilgel 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 over 1 year ago

Does Dilgel cause diarrhea?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Dilgel 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.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Dilgel cause diabetes?

Dr. Rajeev Kumar Ranjan MBBS , Pulmonology

No, Dilgel does not cause diabetes. It has not been reported to cause diabetes. However, Dilgel 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.

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

Dilgel Price and Pack Size

Dilgel 2% w/w Gel

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