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orange and white capsule with APO 015 ## hi. i have a little round sea foam pill that has an A with a line and 214 under the line.. what is this please? ## i would like to no excactilly what a round peach mylan 214 is it has o line on the other side pleaze help me ## Sounds like generic for cardizem 180 mg ## Yes, the capsule with the APO 015 on it is manufactured by Apotex Corp and they list it as being a a DiltXR tablet, which contains 180mgs of Diltiazem in an extended release formulation. It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Angela, the tablet with the A 214 marking is manufactured by Actavis and they list...

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Long term effects of cardizem

Have been using cardizem for 7 years and would like to know if there are any long term side effects...I seem to be having some trouble cognitively and my great aunt who was on it ended up with dementia...was curious if there was any correlation between the brain and the drug. Also the buildup of fluid has been extensive even with watching the salt intake. Also taking daily ranexa, eliquis, lasix, spirivia, albuterol. Thank you for any input. ## Since you're on several medications, it's hard to attribute your symptoms to any particular one with certainty. What types of cognitive issues are you having? As to the fluid build up, is the Lasix not helping with it? The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, increased urination ...

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oblong white pill with 180 on one side and B on the other

oblong white tablet with 180 on one side and B on the other ## Trying to identify a pill. It's a large oblong white pill with 180 on one side and B on the other ## IP 132 on one side, 600 on the other ## The tablet with the B 180 marking is manufactured by Biovail Pharmaceuticals and they state that it is a 180mg Cardizem LA tablet, which contains the active ingredient Diltiazem. It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, increased urination, headache, and hypotension. The tablet with the marking of IP 132 600 is manufactured by Watson Laboratories and they state that it contains 600mgs of Ibuprofen, a generic for prescription strength Motrin, which is most com...

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parkinson's disease

early onset hand tremor ## I am 81 years old (10/01/1930). I am suffering from Parkinsons disease. I would like this to be confirmed. I am taking Amantrel for these symptoms. How can you help? ## Does Cardizem cause Parkinsons or PD symptoms? If so: What is the time frame? Males or females at greater risk? Age of onset? What drugs are substituted for Cardizem that don't cause PD symptoms? ## I am 40 years old and have been suffering from parkinson's disease for the past 17 years now. I am taking syndeopa 110mg every 3 hours. What sort of improvements can I expect in my foreseeable future? ## Have you all been officially diagnosed? If so, what treatments have been recommended? (Excluding Naveen who has already stated what they are taking. Those side effects may include nausea, di...

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New brand of Cardizem is ineffective

Because of my extreme drug sensitivity, I need to take the brand name Cardizem for my A-fib. Due to production problems, it was not available after December 2017 with the availability not returning until April 2018. I feel as though the new release is not the same as the prior capsules... There appears to be less medication contained in it and I am not getting the same benefit from the Cardizem 120mg I was taking before the production problem. The pharmaceutical company is Valeant. Can this be checked out? Did anyone else have this problem with the new release? Thank you. ## Sorry the year dates are incorrect......it was not available as of Dec 2016 and did not return until April 2017. ## Hello, Patricia! How are you? Has there been any change? Can you be more specific regarding what is...

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NEW RELEASE CARDIZEM BRAND NOT AS EFFECTIVE

Because of my extreme drug sensitivity I need to take the brand Cardizem for my Afib. Due to production problems it was not available after December 2017 with the availability not returning until April 2018. I feel as though the new release is not the same as the prior capsules...appears to be less drug contained and I am not getting the same benefit from the Cardizem 120mg as before the production problem. The pharmaceutical company is Valaent. Can this be checked out ? Did anyone else have this problem with the new release? Thank you. ## Sorry the year dates are incorrect......it was not available as of Dec 2016 and did not return until April 2017. ## If it has been manufactured by the same company, there shouldn't be a difference. How long have you been taking it? There is a chan...

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Foot swelling on Cardizem 180 CD

I have been on a beta blocker for several years and started having side effects. Dr. Switched me to Cardizem CD 180 about 8 years ago and now I'm having adema build up in one foot. Heard this could be a side effect. No other issues or ailments. BP good. Circulation good. Could I be running into a problem with the med? ## Yes, that could be a side effect of this medication, according to FDA reports. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Have you informed your doctor? You should have this checked out to discover the root cause and possibly solution. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Every place I look states to take cardizem hcl before meals

I was just wondering the reason for taking cardizem hcl before a meal as opposed to taking it with or after I eat? Just curious... ## Sometimes, taking a medication on an empty stomach can cause it to be more effective. In most cases, that doesn't mean to take it a long time before a meal, but just before you start to eat. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, lowered heart rate, and hypotension. For example, I take Labetalol for blood pressure and the directions for it state that it can be taken with, or without food, but it has a higher efficacy rate if taken on an empty stomach, so you should be consistent, that way your doctor can get accurate readings and adjust your dosage accordingly. There are also case...

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Diltiazem / Cartia / Cardizem

I was taking Diltiazem 120 24 HR. I just filled my prescription at Safeway and they gave me Cartia XT SR 24 hour 120. Is this the same? ## Yes, that's just a name brand for the same medication. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Cardizem verses trianterene

I have numerous health issues..Currently A Fib, a ruptured bakers cyst and torn miniscus, hernia and buldging lumbar disk...I've had three back surgerys to include 2 fusions..Severe Spinal Stenosis has added to the unbearable pain...In addition I've had my left upper lung lobe removed due to cancer. My heart doctor keeps changing my medication from Metoprolol to Eliquis to Cardizem with Bumetanide and now Trianterene because of side affects...I was taken off Eliquis 2 days ago after being on it for one month...I got a rash of approx. 80 purple headed eruptions on my legs as well as lost my eyebrows. This is the 2nd day of Trianterene. I'm in extreme pain all over. My spine is so inflamed and tight. My right leg was not affected with pain as it is today. The left leg has the ...

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Car dozen we 120 Side effects of swelling feet

I was pout on cardizem Eric 120 mg. 2 weeks ago & it's causing ankle & foot swelling. Can I just stop & resume my regular blood pressure medication without any problems? ## Hello, Jon! How are you? It can cause that as side effects, in some people that take it, according to the FDA, along with nausea, dizziness, headache, and increased urination. It would be best not to switch, without your doctor's approval. Why was your medication changed?

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Diltiazem and Hair loss

I have been taking diltiazem for at least 10yrs to control migraine headaches. I am 62 and am noticing thinning hair. Seems to have happened overnight. Has anyone experienced this and if so did you have regrowth after stopping the medicine ## Hello, Fran! How are you? The FDA does list hair loss as being among the possible side effects of this medication, along with nausea, dizziness, headache and increased urination. And yes, it usually does reverse itself, once you stop taking it. However, please do not stop it abruptly, unless your doctor tells you to do so, a sudden cessation creates the risk of dangerously elevated blood pressure and heart rate. Is there anything else I can help with? ## You have been very helpful,thanks. I weaned off medicine slowly. Hopefully I will see improveme...

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Diltiazem xt 180 mg

Has anyone had the reddening of the skin due to peripheral vaso dilation, if so when med. Was discontinued did it subside and long did it take? ## Hi Tee, While I don't have personal experience with this particular drug, I did want to add that one of the severe side effects related to Diltiazem is a rash. Does this sound like what you are referring to when you mention "reddening of the skin"? You can view a list of the "severe" side effects posted below: -swelling of the face, eyes, lips, tongue, hands, arms, feet, ankles, or lower legs -difficulty breathing or swallowing -fainting -rash -yellowing of the skin or eyes -nausea -extreme tiredness -unusual bleeding or bruising -lack of energy -loss of appetite -pain in the upper right part of the stomach -flu-like sympt...

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cardizem24 hr cd

i had husband pick up my pills at walmarts and he came home with pills that are different color and two different names my pills are cardizem 24 hr cd 120 mg and on the bottle the other name was sub>cartia xt 120/24hr cap wat why and is the same meds ive been taken or do i need to take them back to walmarts pharmacy ## Hello, Teddy bare! How are you? That just means that it's a generic substitute for the medication, so yes, from what you've listed it's the same. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

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what can be used instead cardizem 240cd

My patient is on Cardizem CD 240mg daily and metoprolol 25mg PO BID but can not swallow cardizem and pill shouldn't be crushed i imagine. what can i order instead. BP runs 160/ 90. Ptis 93 years old ## Hello, Anna! How are you? It would be best to consult the patient's doctor to let such decisions be made as to what else they can prescribe. There are various factors that need to be taken under consideration for what can be prescribed. What other medications does the patient take? What are their health conditions and overall health status?

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Cardizem - Cartia - Diltizem - Dilacor - SAME???????

Cardizem is the name brand, is that right? Plus there must be MANY other names that are Generic but they are all the same, is that right? 1. Cartia XT 2. Diltizem ER (XR/XT) 3. Dilacor Xr. Plus each manufacturer has a different colored pill for the same thing, is that right? Just got a new prescription for Diltizem ER (XR/XT) and it is a peach and light pink large capsule - once before it was a pill and before that it was an orange and white capsule called Cartia XT. I wish someone could reassure me about what I'm safely taking. ## Hello, Joyce! How are you? Yes, these are all just different names for Diltiazem in an extended release formulation, however, the generic is actually just called Diltiazem, since that is the actual drug name. This medication is a calcium channel blocker t...

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cardizon

blood pressure, arythmia ## I believe this person was looking for information on Cardizem, which contains the active ingredient Diltiazem, it's a calcium channel blocker that's used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris and some types of arrhythmia. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, hypotension and drowsiness. Learn more Cardizem details here. Are there any comments or questions?

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Large White Pill B One Side and 360 on the back

It is a large oval shaped pill with a large b on one side and on the other is has the number 360 i found this in my little brothers stuff and i just dont want him getting into trouble ## Hi Lindsay, The pill in description is Cardizem LA (360 mg), also known by the generic name of Diltiazem. It is used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and some types of arrhythmia. It is also an effective preventive medication for migraine. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Cardizem Details I hope this helps! Please post back if you need further assistance. ## Ok well i also found it along with a razor i think he is snorting it is this bad?

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White Pill Pro 25

found in box of ex-roommates stuff. Possibly 3 years old. small white oval biconvex pill approx. 10mm x 5mm x 3mm 1 score with 'PRO' on top and '.25' below note there is a point before the 25 reverse side blank if it helps, it was found with Cardizem 240mg and XANAX 2mg

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Diltiaz Er Cd

original perscription for Cardizem 1st generic given diltiazem er 240mg cap last refilled with diltiaz cd 249/24 is this all the same med? ## Yes, they are all the same medication, 240mgs of Diltiazem in a controlled release formulation that's meant to be taken every 24 hours, they are just manufactured by different companies. Even the abbreviations mean the same thing, though they look different. The ER stands for extended release and the CD is for controlled dosage, but both designate that it is a time released formulation of the medication. Is there anything else I can help with?

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