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  1. New to board, have a question 11th March 2008
    ... side. My doctor started me on two BP medications ( Diltiazem and Captopril) the first week of December '07. Since...
    ... :) My doctor started me on two BP medications ( Diltiazem and Captopril) the first week of December '07. Since...
    ... side. My doctor started me on two BP medications ( Diltiazem and Captopril) the first week of December '07. Since...

  2. Need advice regarding my dose 7th March 2008
    ... to take 5mg for 3.5 years but that was before I use Diltiazem which was good. With Norvasc I had 2.5 mg of Zebeta...

  3. How low is too low... 2nd March 2008
    ... female, overwieght, have SVT and HBP, am on 180mg Diltiazem twice a day, 25mg of Benicar, and 20mg of Atenolol...
    ... The Diltiazem was increased back in October when I had a couple...

  4. HCTZ and water 13th February 2008
    ... people are getting heart palpitations from taking Diltiazem . I have been taking it now for about 6 months. I have ... was gone in about an hour. So I continue to take the Diltiazem because it truely did help with my blood pressure...

  5. Switched again part 2 8th January 2008
    ... meditation. Today, my doctor wanted to put me on diltiazem & hydrochlorithiazide 25mgs. I balked. I wanted to ... with me. Anyway, I figure I'm going to end up on diltiazem , but why do I need such a high dose of a diuretic ... around? What's with these high dosages? Any info on diltiazem & hydrochlorathiazide would be greatly appreciated...
    ... immensely! ...Today, my doctor wanted to put me on diltiazem & hydrochlorithiazide 25mgs.... Zora, you were ... but we won't get into that here. ...Any info on diltiazem & hydrochlorathiazide would be greatly appreciated ... mostly bad) with hydrochlorothazide, I have none with diltiazem , which is a ccb. I'm just really fed up. Understandab...

  6. Lifestyle Modifications work great 4th January 2008
    ... lose of appetite, although that he switched me from Diltiazem to Norvasc but blood pressure is great now. I don...
    ... lose of appetite, although that he switched me from Diltiazem to Norvasc but blood pressure is great now. I don...

  7. Switched from Diltiazem 240mg SR to 10mg of Norvasc, BP is 130/78 25th December 2007
    ... actually I also take Xanax before I sleep. But I was on Diltiazem for more than 2 years and it never caused any sleep ... problems. Also Norvasc is better than Diltiazem for me :D, it's the bes medication I have tried so...

  8. What is my perfect heart rate? 3rd December 2007
    ... Magnesium, something between 70-60. I was also on Diltiazem 240mg daily, but because it was not very effective...

  9. Norvasc 5mg + Zebeta 2.5mg when it will start working? 3rd December 2007
    ... see decrease in my blood pressure? 1 week? I was on Diltiazem before so I guess that replacing one CCB with another...
    ... weight being on Effexor. I remember when I started Diltiazem I got a little dizzy, weak and I have had headache...

  10. My experience with coffee effect on HBP 3rd December 2007
    ... how coffee effects BP. Until few days ago I was on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily, my blood pressure is always ... even higher. So 2 days ago my dr has took me off Diltiazem and put me on 2.5mg of Zebeta at morning and afte...

  11. My dr just changed my medication 1st December 2007
    ... Hi, I was on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily for 2 years, but in winter my ... question that I forgot to ask my dr about :(. I know that Diltiazem lowers the heart rate and Norvasc doesn't, so by taking ... 2.5 of Zebeta can I get the same effect of Diltiazem ? I wonder because I want exercise and I need high ... when I exercise, which I was getting with my dose of Diltiazem . I hope this works for me :D. Thanks, Michael...
    ... effect on heart rate and contraction, others, such as Diltiazem and Verapamil affect the heart to a greater extent ... If you had no problem with your heart rate when on Diltiazem , you certainly shouldn't on Norvasc. Beta blockers...
    ... effect on heart rate and contraction, others, such as Diltiazem and Verapamil affect the heart to a greater extent ... If you had no problem with your heart rate when on Diltiazem , you certainly shouldn't on Norvasc. Beta blockers...
    ... the heart. So I don't have to wait until I wean off Diltiazem :D. I took my 2.5 Zebeta before breakfast, at 10...

  12. Zebeta 1.2mg + HCT 6.5mg: my last hope 25th November 2007
    ... pressure but nothing works without side effects. Anyway, Diltiazem works but not in winter and now my blood pressure...
    ... Also I'm thinking about switching from Diltiazem SR to Norvasc 5mg. Actually, it's good to take Norvasc ... once daily instead of the 2 dose daily of Diltiazem SR. I tried Norvasc before but didn't give it time ... the difference between those? Do I have to wean off Diltiazem ? or I can stop it today and start Norvasc tommorow...
    ... Hi Michael, Diltiazem should be tapered over a couple of weeks or longer ... should be easier to discontinue. Be careful. With Diltiazem , peak plasma levels are reached in 2-4 hours, while...
    ... April or even after that. So you want me to wean off Diltiazem while starting to take 2.5mg Norvasc + 1.25mg of Zebeta...
    ... I take Diltiazem 120mg SR every 12 hours. Also I found out that the...
    ... not sure. So I will start from tonight to reduce my Diltiazem from 120 to 90 and go to the dr after a week to see ... zebeta has the same effect on my heart rate as the diltiazem , but with my current condition I can workout an hour...
    ... April or even after that. So you want me to wean off Diltiazem while starting to take 2.5mg Norvasc + 1.25mg of Zebeta...

  13. Can this mess up my system? 22nd November 2007
    ... taken 1.5mg SR of Indapamde, along with my dose of Diltiazem which is 120mg SR twice daily, for 3 days. Then I...

  14. Can Diltiazem be taken with HCT 25mg + Amiloride 2.5mg? 22nd November 2007
    ... Michael, I wonder if this combination is safe? Diltiazem along with HCT 25mg + Amiloride 2.5mg? I know that...

  15. Side Effects? 18th November 2007
    ... it was not nice, I had one last med to try which is Diltiazem . I have no side effects at all that I'm aware of....
    ... the last few days with I added the diuretic to my Diltiazem (CCB like Norvasc but seems to be better than it)...

  16. Indapamide should not be used with CCBs? 16th November 2007
    ... has to do with the 1.5mg Indapamide SR I added to my Diltiazem , for a better control of my blood pressure. I...
    ... continue using this diuretic, I was better only using Diltiazem . I can't exercise and I can't breathe like before ... something to help control my blood pressure along with Diltiazem . :( Michael...

  17. Your experience with Diuretics 16th November 2007
    ... a Diuretic, indapamine 1.5mg SR, to my medication ( Diltiazem 120mg twice daily) to control my BP. I got a little...
    ... effects will go ro not. Anyway, I will stick to my Diltiazem 240mg daily and try to change my diet to a better...
    ... pressure can goes to 160/115 in winter even with my Diltiazem , in summer it's 120/80 to 130/90 even with that fast...

  18. Very important about High BP please read it 12th November 2007
    ... effects except for the CCB drug class. I have been using Diltiazem 120 mg SR twice daily with NO SIDE EFFECTS :D. I have...
    ... effects except for the CCB drug class. I have been using Diltiazem 120 mg SR twice daily with NO SIDE EFFECTS :D. I have...
    ... and Efexor XR 75mg daily :(. I want to increase my Diltiazem dosage to 180mg SR twice daily instead of the 120mg...
    ... become too dependent on them. I want to increase my Diltiazem dosage to 180mg SR twice daily instead of the 120mg...
    ... Are you on a low dose diuretic? No, I'm only on Diltiazem . I tried ARBs and ACEs but they make me feel so bad...
    ... dosage CCB for blood pressure. No, I'm only on Diltiazem . I tried ARBs and ACEs but they make me feel so bad...

  19. How are these numbers? 5th November 2007
    ... any of those. Finally, I tried CCB. Now I'm on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily. No side effects at all and good ... can't have a good life being on anything other than Diltiazem , I do help it to reduce my blood pressure by Cardio...

  20. How to do slow breathing correctly 3rd November 2007
    ... people got side effects from the drug I'm using now, Diltiazem , but it seems that this is the best one I have tried...

  21. How Long Does It Take for Altace to Work? 3rd November 2007
    ... t functoinal as a human :(. Now I'm on a CCB, Diltiazem , and doing fine. No side effects and good control...
    ... here in Egypt, so I pay everything for myself. I took Diltiazem without telling any doctor and it's working great ... the med without telling anyone. I take 120 mg SR of Diltiazem twice daily. I couldn't handle any other drug class...

  22. High Blood Pressure Meds and Excessive Sweating 28th October 2007
    ... same day I stop medication. Now I'm on a CCB called Diltiazem , the same group as Norvasc, and no such sweating at...

  23. Is there ANY BP med that doesn't say "stay out Sun"? 19th October 2007
    ... sensitivity to the sun) Captopril ACE Inhibitor Diltiazem & Nifedipine CCBs Triamterene Potassium sparing...

  24. BP up under stress 4th October 2007
    ... hypertrophy from the hypertension. I'm on lisinopril and diltiazem . I try to eat healthily and am increasing my exercise...

  25. Difference between generics? 30th September 2007
    ... 101 and 157/103 - not so good - and that is with the diltiazem too. I do find that when my BPis higher I'm more...

  26. Fatigue and Confusion 19th September 2007
    ... blockers. No problems with lisinopril. A higher dose of diltiazem produced fatigue and aching, but I'm OK on the 120mg...

  27. BP going up 4th September 2007
    ... having. I suspect that I may need to go back on diltiazem as well as the lisinopril....

  28. New user - introduction/exercise 1st September 2007
    ... my GP, who found my BP was 200/110. I was put on diltiazem , but the initial dose didn't lower it enough and the ... lisinopril as well and my BP was well controlled, so the diltiazem was discontinued. I started at the gym last week...

  29. Calcium channel blockers 16th August 2007
    ... channel blocker. I said "FINE, I'll try verapamil or diltiazem but NOT Norvasc" which I found to be a truly hateful...

  30. Diltiazem?? allergy? 7th July 2007
    ... I did a quick search for possible side effects of Diltiazem and found a caution about swelling of the face and...
    ... Gail, Best you can try is to discontinue the diltiazem for a week and see if it clears. If NOT, suspect...
    ... correctly, about 1-2 percent of the people who tested diltiazem experienced skin (rash) problems but this was in a...

  31. Losing Sodium while exercising 19th June 2007
    ... the Temple of Karnak :D. I don't take anything with Diltiazem SR and yes I consume much more Sodium in summer. You...

  32. Do CCBs cause heart attacks? 22nd May 2007
    ... acting forms of nifedipine and short acting formulas of diltiazem and verapamil.... So it was probably just that one...
    ... effects. For the last 18 months, I guess :D, I'm on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily and so far so GREAT :). Without...
    ... conditions they were meant to prevent. I'm on Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily and so far so GREAT :). Without ... big problem....l I appreciate the heads up on the diltiazem 120 mg SR as I want to compile a list of possible...
    ... didn' get side effects (as long as I remember). Diltiazem SR is fine and I like it, now I can workout without...
    ... just want let you know that I'm doing great with my Diltiazem SR and I workout without any problems. I think I have...
    ... reading about your wonderful success with the CCB Diltiazem SR. Congratulations on your determination, your open ... just want let you know that I'm doing great with my Diltiazem SR and I workout without any problems. Glad to hear...
    ... and make some changes that our bodies agree with. Diltiazem SR is fine and I like it, now I can workout without...

  33. extreme hypertension, on a younger person. 18th May 2007
    ... taking Diovan 160 HCTZ 25 (separate from the diovan) Diltiazem 240 E-R. Is this quite a bit of medicine, especially...
    ... from the HCTZ, and I'm not seeing results from the diltiazem either. A few months ago I had bloodwork done and...

  34. Question re: Atenolol - for Beth 16th May 2007
    ... going to drive that is for sure. I was switched to diltiazem instead of the Verapamil and I feel much better. ...

  35. Valsartan (Diovan) for Blood Pressure 10th May 2007
    ... worked without side effects except for CCB, I'm on Diltiazem SR 240 mg and I'm happy with it :). The bottom line...

  36. Test it out Hey people I'm getting off My meds for a week 5th May 2007
    ... blocker family and thus replacing the Norvasc with diltiazem or verapamil(in that order.) Both are far cheaper...

  37. Norvasc dosage 19th March 2007
    ... taking Cardizem (On the label it also has the name Diltiazem ). I haven't been getting the chest pains and I am...
    ... some medicines for heart-rhythm problems (amiodarone, diltiazem , verapamil); some medicines for depression or mental...

  38. 178/118 7th March 2007
    ... prescription label reads as follows: Cardizem CD 120 MG Diltiazem CD 120 MG I am happy to hear that this med is working...
    ... prescription label reads as follows: Cardizem CD 120 MG Diltiazem CD 120 MG I am happy to hear that this med is working...

  39. How long do the effects of a med last after stopping? 19th February 2007
    ... no lowering effects on my blood pressure so I tried Diltiazem SR and finally :) I got response with no side effects...

  40. Can 30mg more of Diltiazem SR cause side effects? 15th February 2007
    ... research, investigators understood that the dose of diltiazem required for the treatment of hypertension (commonly ... capsule strengths constitute more than 70% of the diltiazem prescriptions for hypertension. Physicians became ... accustomed to the lower antianginal doses of diltiazem for 7 years before a hypertension indication was approved ... sheer bulk of the formulations, which limited how much diltiazem could be inserted into the #00 capsule, the largest ... new drug applications of the three formulations of diltiazem available in the United States shows a clear linear ... dose–response relationship between diltiazem dose and blood pressure lowering through the 480& ... studies of multilevel dosing of higher dose levels of diltiazem . The data support the conclusion that diltiazem is...
    ... michaellabibat;2801286]Hi, I was taking 120mg SR of Diltiazem twice daily and now I'm taking one capsule, 90mg SR ... can intensify (or make stronger) the effect of the diltiazem sr... so check with your pharmacist and your doctor...
    ... michaellabibat;2801286]Hi, I was taking 120mg SR of Diltiazem twice daily and now I'm taking one capsule, 90mg SR...
    ... around the Sphinx.:) Hopesprings, No Michael takes diltiazem strictly for hypertension,,,it causes him the least...
    ... around the Sphinx.:) Hopesprings, No Michael takes diltiazem strictly for hypertension,,,it causes him the least...

  41. CCB Dosage problem, help. 8th February 2007
    ... probably no need for the SR variety and the regular diltiazem might be a lot cheaper. In the United States, 2 Cardizem ... CD would cost over $5.00 a day. Taking 3 regular diltiazem would cost $.50 a day...a tenfold difference in price...
    ... probably no need for the SR variety and the regular diltiazem might be a lot cheaper. In the United States, 2 Cardizem ... CD would cost over $5.00 a day. Taking 3 regular diltiazem would cost $.50 a day...a tenfold difference in price ... maximum 15$ each month. Anyway, I wonder if the regular diltiazem would have more side effects than the SR variety?...

  42. Alternate for Norvasc 20th January 2007
    ... A couple people on this board like diltiazem ...maybe Michael will weigh in?...

  43. Started New BP Med and have Questions????? 8th January 2007
    ... very different from verapamil, is very different from diltiazem . You've got to experiment til you find one you like...

  44. Blood pressure won't stay down? 5th January 2007
    ... I had a kind of agitated depression. I'm okay on diltiazem i was switched to, but the diovan 320 is causing far...

  45. Do you think any of the BB's are decent? I know atenolol is disliked by many.... 26th December 2006
    ... at all. Now I'm on Calcium Channel Blocker called Diltiazem 120mg SR twice daily with no side effects at all....

  46. Diltiazem & Magnesium??? 18th December 2006
    ... Gail, I take Diltiazem and Magnesium to help with hpb and SVTs. I don't...
    ... Hi, I'm on Diltiazem 120mg SR and Magnesium 250 mg for over a year now ... watching what would happen, I don't eat after I take Diltiazem by 2 hours. In fact, today I got a reading which is...
    ... Can I ask why you don't eat for 2 hours after taking Diltiazem ? What time of day do you take your tablet. I take...
    ... are here. First I take the Slow Release version of Diltiazem so I have to take it twice daily, i take 120 mg every...

  47. Reducing Diltiazem dosage is safe? 16th December 2006
    ... Hi, I was using Diltiazem SR 120 mg (twice daily) for about a year but 10 days...
    ... and I was feeling that something is wrong. I stop diltiazem for 2 days and I was not able to breath too, got heart...
    ... and I was feeling that something is wrong. I stop diltiazem for 2 days and I was not able to breath too, got heart...
    ... rhythm and breathing problems although that I'm on Diltiazem and Magnesium but it's never like it used to be, now...
    ... rhythm and breathing problems although that I'm on Diltiazem and Magnesium but it's never like it used to be, now...
    ... blood pressure down and I will eventually wean off Diltiazem and as you said the food we eat is everything but...
    ... blood pressure down and I will eventually wean off Diltiazem and as you said the food we eat is everything but...

  48. Magnesium and CCB, please read this. 15th December 2006
    ... dosage that is making me lightheaded or it's the new Diltiazem SR dosage. I found this online: Blood Pressure ... Other calcium channel blockers include amlodipine, diltiazem , felodipine, and verapamil. The article said ... will go back to my old dosage of both Magnesium and Diltiazem and see what I feel. Thanks, Michael...

  49. To Michael's Question, How High BP 15th December 2006
    ... stroke? My blood pressure is 140/100 with 240 mg of Diltiazem SR which is not good for me. I increased the dosage...

  50. Cozaar, so far... 15th December 2006
    ... to the point that I couldn't move around. I'm on on Diltiazem and it's the best between all those meds. You have...

  51. A problem with Diltiazem SR 360 14th December 2006
    ... Hi, I wonder if the Diltiazem increased dosage that makes me a little sleepy and...

  52. Diovan no longer working 12th December 2006
    ... Norvasc and it was not effective at all then I started Diltiazem and it was the only good drug for me. If you are ... then I think you should try CCBs Like Norvasc or Diltiazem . I'm really sad or you because I was very depressed...
    ... effects from it. I didn't notice a difference. I am on Diltiazem 180mg, and Atenolol 25mg and actually just stopped...
    ... the help. I see my doctor tuesday and will discuss diltiazem with him. Lenin, you are probably right about the...

  53. Can I exercise with 130/100? 10th December 2006
    ... GOOD LUCK with your trial...I hope you can kiss the diltiazem goodbye!...
    ... Lenin, I couldn't even be 36 hours without the Diltiazem :(. My blood pressure was 140/100 and I felt so tired ... headache and my heart rhythm became so bad. I took the Diltiazem 180 mg yesterday at 9 PM and at 12 AM my blood pressure...

  54. Has anyone tried Hyperexol??? 9th December 2006
    ... I see, then Diltiazem 120 and breathing exercises are enough for now :)...

  55. It's the Antibiotic or the Diltiazem 360 mg? 9th December 2006
    ... I think it's most likely from the diltiazem . BUT it could be from the low grade infection that...

  56. Calcium Channel Blockers linked to Breast Cancer and Heart Attacks 6th December 2006
    ... channel blockers. It's depressing, I take 360 mg of Diltiazem SR daily (180 mg every 12 hours) and I'm only 24 so...

  57. Diltiazem 180mg SR, 24 years old man. Safe? 3rd December 2006
    ... Sodium too. I searched the web for the 360 mg dosage of Diltiazem and I found that it's fine but still I'm worry. :...
    ... medications. Lenin, a doctor told me that taking Diltiazem 180 mg for a long time will ruin my arteries, do you...

  58. Question re: CCBs & beta blockers 28th November 2006
    ... know that the other CCB's verapamil, nifedipine, and diltiazem act very differently so I think it might be worth...
    ... of certain calcium channel blockers (nifedipine, diltiazem and verapamil) were more likely to suffer heart attacks...
    ... of certain calcium channel blockers (nifedipine, diltiazem and verapamil) were more likely to suffer heart attacks...
    ... Thanks Lenin :), I guess that Diltiazem is more than 20 years old right? I really have no...

  59. Diltiazem HCL, they changed the enclosed pamphlet. help please 27th November 2006
    ... Hi, I'm on a SR form of Diltiazem twice daily (120 mg each 12 hours). I started using...

  60. My hbp days are over! 22nd November 2006
    ... effect to taking it? Can you take too much? I am on Diltiazem 180mg in the AM and Atenonol 20mg at night for hbp...
    ... to regulate my heart rate. I replaced Zebeta with Diltiazem SR and I had no side effects with Diltiazem. I started ... using Magneisum after being on Diltiazem by 2 weeks and I felt great on the first day, I'm...

  61. Weaning off atenolol... Need little help 9th October 2006
    ... esiser for me because I switched from atenolol to diltiazem (a calcium channel blocker) which also calms the heart...

  62. Why am I having these reactions 4th September 2006
    ... Coughing rediculously to nautious Dizzy.I am now on Diltiazem 90 mg-- 3 1/2 weeks, the pain in the muscles around...
    ... of your leg. If that is the case, then it's bye-bye diltiazem ...in a hurry. I get a similar kind of pain in LOTS...

  63. Swollen legs? 23rd August 2006
    ... calcium channel blockers like Norvasc (amlodipine), diltiazem , nifedipine or verapamil, they can ALL readily cause...

  64. One of BP meds causing palpitations? 20th August 2006
    ... medication for blood pressure. Hyzaar 100 / 25 1x daily and Diltiazem 30mg 2x daily. After about a week and a half of taking ... palpitations, I went back and my doctor told me to increase Diltiazem to 3x daily. Come to think of it, the big change in ... heart rate only started after my doctor told me to up Diltiazem to 3x daily. I don't know what to think.. I've ... Perhaps I should only take it twice a day again.. I hear Diltiazem is supposed to lower your heart rate, but it doesn...
    ... Steve, If you are taking the diltiazem for ONLY blood pressure, then why not go a week without ... it might. I think you may be right about the diltiazem causing this....
    ... Just wanted to say that it indeed was the Diltiazem that was causing the palpitations. :) I have stopped...

  65. HCT, Cardiazim and Alcohol 19th August 2006
    ... That kind of CCB ( diltiazem ) has made more much more alcohol sensitive. Not in...

  66. Toprol to Cardizem 11th August 2006
    ... I don't think that the calcium channel blocker ( diltiazem ) will work nearly as well for either condition and...
    ... I've been taking the CCB Tiazac--the same ( Diltiazem ) as Cardizem--for a couple of years. I find that...
    ... expect dramatically different results. The danger w diltiazem is getting you pluse rate too low--maybe not dangerously...

  67. High BP even with medications... 10th August 2006
    ... effective? I take Hyzaar 100 / 25 once daily and Diltiazem 30 mg three times daily. I don't think they're working ... really well. I've been taking Hyzaar and the Diltiazem for about a week and a half already. Yesterday my ... doctor told me to up Diltiazem to 3 times daily. -- 16 years old, really high... ... usually 180 - 160 / 90. Last night after I took my last Diltiazem for the day, my Systolic was high.. around 170. But...

  68. Calcium channel blockers 18th July 2006
    ... otherwise, you can save money by insisting on the generic diltiazem ....
    ... otherwise, you can save money by insisting on the generic diltiazem . Lenin, Is this drug better than verapamil? ...

  69. Anyone taking toprol xl and tiazac? 13th July 2006
    ... Belle, I think you'll be happy with the change to diltiazem . The only thing to look out for is edema in your calves...

  70. Amlodipine versus Felodipine? 28th June 2006
    ... a more different channel blocker, try verapamil or diltiazem ....

  71. Cozaar and Calcium Channel Blockers 12th May 2006
    ... it so everyone is different. I started a CCB called Diltiazem 120 SR (twice a day) a year ago and I don't have any...

  72. Cardizem and Swelling of the Feet 12th April 2006
    ... of these won't give you the swollen feet that the diltiazem is. Stumper's idea of just Lasix might give you...

  73. I need another CCB 18th March 2006
    ... Hello, GENERIC NAME: diltiazem BRAND NAMES: Cardizem, Dilacor, Tiazac I use the...
    ... own experience is that the once a day versions of Diltiazem give better results.+...

  74. Swelling from Norvasc??? 19th February 2006
    ... ask your doctor if he has any samples of verapamil, diltiazem , or nifedipine and try each of them for a week or...

  75. Forgot my Verelan PM last night. 14th February 2006
    ... you had angina along with your high blood pressure. Diltiazem was originally developed as an anti-angina agent....

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