Diltiazem Er 180 To 240 Dose

Donald Says:

Hello, I am taking the 180 and about to run out, and have some 240 mgs left. Can i take them until my 180s get filled? Would there be any problems? They are the same except the dosage.

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Verwon Says:

Hello, Donald! How are you?

It would be best not to raise your dosage, without your doctor's approval. Taking a higher dose could result in your experienced nausea, dizziness, lowered blood pressure and lowered heart rate, as reported by the FDA, which may put your life in danger.

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Lizard Says:

Use a good pill cutter. Cut them in half.

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Roy Says:

Re: Lizard (# 2) Expand Referenced Message

That's probably not a good idea since "ER" means "Extended Release" - they are likely coated to be time released and if you cut them in half, the dosage would take effect too much at one time. If the tablets don't have a score line on them then do not break them in half.

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