Can you take hydrochlorothiazide with dilTIAZem?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Diltiazem Hydrochloride XT and hydrochlorothiazide.
Can you take losartan and dilTIAZem together?
No interactions were found between diltiazem and losartan.
How much dilTIAZem is safe?
Adult dosage (ages 18 to 64 years) Your doctor may slowly increase your dose to 180–360 mg per day taken in 3 to 4 divided doses. Extended-release capsules: The standard starting dose is 120–180 mg taken by mouth once per day. Your doctor may increase your dose to 480 mg taken once per day.
Is it safe to take lisinopril and dilTIAZem together?
The combination of diltiazem 240 mg and lisinopril 10 mg was significantly more effective at reducing blood pressure than either drug alone; this additive effect did not result in a higher rate of adverse effects or impairment of quality of life.
How often should you take diltiazem capsules and tablets?
Your dose, form, and how often you take it will depend on: Immediate-release tablets: The standard starting dosage is 180–240 mg taken by mouth once per day. Your doctor may slowly increase your dosage to 240–540 mg taken once per day. Extended-release capsules and tablets: The standard starting dosage is 180–240 mg taken by mouth once per day.
Can you take diltiazem with sick sinus syndrome?
Sick sinus syndrome. Diltiazem is contraindicated in patients with sick sinus syndrome (SSS). Use of diltiazem in patients with SSS may lead to severe hypotension, bradycardia, or asystole. Patients with SSS with a functioning artificial ventricular pacemaker may use still use a calcium channel blocker.
What happens to Your Liver when you stop taking diltiazem?
In rare cases, it may cause sudden harm to your liver. This liver damage often goes away when you stop taking the medication. You doctor may check your liver function.
When to use diltiazem in patients with congestive heart failure?
Diltiazem is contraindicated in patients with acute myocardial infarction and pulmonary congestion and should not be used in patients with acute myocardial infarction and associated left ventricular dysfunction or congestive heart failure. Further, in patients with cardiogenic shock, intravenous diltiazem is contraindicated.
Can you take diltiazem at night for SVT?
Cartia XT (diltiazem) for : “My husband suffered with SVT for a few years before correctly diagnosed, before that they told him it is your stomach that is causing the problems. This year 5 episodes of SVT and finally taking Cartia XT 120mg at night. Two months no episodes and thank goodness no side effects, it’s scary what I read here.
How often should I give my Child diltiazem?
Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor. For oral dosage form (tablets): Adults—At first, 30 milligrams (mg) four times a day before meals and at bedtime. Your doctor may increase your dose if needed.
What are the side effects of diltiazem for atrial flutter?
For Atrial Flutter: “I’ve been on a low dose of diltiazem for about 5 years and it was working, then I recently had some vasospasms and they upped my dose twice. When I got up to 240 mg I started having stomach issues, lack of appetite, and worst of all unbearable depression.
Is it OK to take diltiazem on an empty stomach?
Do not open, crush, or chew it. It is best to take the extended-release capsule on an empty stomach. The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor’s orders or the directions on the label.