Dilti

Manufactured by: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Diltiazem (90 mg)

Prescription Required

198 people have bought this recently

Dilti

Manufactured by: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Diltiazem (90 mg)

Prescription Required

198 people have bought this recently

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Dilti Information

Dilti is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Angina, High BP. Secondary and off-label uses of Dilti have also been mentioned below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Dilti. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Dilti can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Dilti go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Dilti is Mild for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. Further, the section on Dilti related warnings talks about Dilti's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Dilti is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Heart Failure, Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension), Liver Disease are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Dilti have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Dilti may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

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

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

Dilti Benefits & Uses

Dilti is used to treat the following -

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

Dilti Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Dilti

Diltiazem

Dilti Side Effects

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

Dilti Related Warnings

Is the use of Dilti safe for pregnant women?

Dilti rarely shows harmful effects in in pregnant ladies. Even if it does, the effects are mild

Mild

Is the use of Dilti safe during breastfeeding?

Dilti does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

Safe

What is the effect of Dilti on the Kidneys?

Dilti does not damage the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Dilti on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Dilti on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Dilti on the Heart?

Dilti is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Dilti with Other Drugs

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

Dilti Contraindications

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

Frequently asked Questions about Dilti

Is this Dilti habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Dilti has not been reported.

No

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

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

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Dilti is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Dilti is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Dilti Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Dilti

Taking Dilti with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Dilti

Consuming Dilti with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe

Dilti FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

Does Dilti cause stomach upset?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Dilti 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 almost 2 years ago

Does Dilti cause edema (swelling)?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Yes, Dilti 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 over 1 year ago

Does Dilti cause hair loss?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

No, Dilti does not cause hair loss. It has not been reported by the patient who is taking this drug. However, if you notice excessive hair loss then consult it with your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Dilti cause weight gain?

Dr. Vinod Verma MBBS , Diabetology

No, Dilti does not cause weight gain. It has not been reported by the patients who are taking this drug. If you are experiencing any unusual weight gain after taking this drug, then it might be due to some other reason.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Dilti with Viagra?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Pulmonology

Dilti may increase the blood level and effect of sildenafil if taken together. So, you are advised to take it on the doctor's recommendation.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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