Cardizem CD

Active Ingredient(s): Diltiazem
FDA Approved: * December 27, 1991
Pharm Company: * BIOVAIL
Category: Chest Pain (Angina)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Cardizem CD Overview

Diltiazem (INN) (/dltazm/) is a nondihydropyridine (non-DHP) calcium channel blocker used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and some types of arrhythmia. It relaxes the smooth muscles in the walls of arteries, which opens (dilates) the arteries, allows blood to flow more easily, and lowers blood pressure. Additionally, it lowers blood pressure by acting on the heart itself to reduce the rate, strength, and conduction speed of each beat. It is also used off-label as a preventi...

Read more Cardizem CD Details
Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diltiazem

Recent Cardizem CD Forums: RSS Feed

fluid retention

Caridzem CD ... is this is the cause of my water retention. My knees are in such pain from water build up. How do I get rid of the fluid. I am drinking a lot of water. ## Cardizem CD contains the active ingredient Diltiazem, which is a calcium channel blocker, used to threat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. And yes, it can cause fluid retention, which can lead to some severe health problems. Have you consulted your doctor? Drinking more water, if you are retaining fluid, is only going to worsen the condition.

Updated
will this drug cause edema

i have been having trouble with water retention every since i was put on steriods which i am no longer on. i am also taking 40 mb. of lasix and 205 mg. of zaroxol. this is to alimanate all the fluid. what still have water retention and the doctor i visited today told me that cardizem would also retain fluid, so she told me to stop taking the carizem. what i won't to know is the information i am receiving correct or not. hoping to nget some insight on the matter.

Updated

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Diltiazem
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 120mg, 180mg, 240mg, 300mg, 360mg, 420mg, 60mg, 90mg
  • Injection: 100mg, 100mg/vial, 25mg, 25mg/vial, 5mg/ml
  • Tablet: 120mg, 30mg, 360mg, 60mg, 90mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 120mg, 180mg, 240mg, 300mg, 360mg, 420mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cardizem CD: (12 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0187-0795 24 Hr Cardizem 120 mg Extended Release Capsule by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 0187-0796 24 Hr Cardizem 180 mg Extended Release Capsule by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 0187-0797 24 Hr Cardizem 240 mg Extended Release Capsule by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 0187-0798 24 Hr Cardizem 300 mg Extended Release Capsule by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 0187-0799 24 Hr Cardizem 360 mg Extended Release Capsule by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 54868-2149 24 Hr Cardizem 240 mg Extended Release Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-2208 24 Hr Cardizem 180 mg Extended Release Capsule by Cardinal Health
  • 64455-795 24 Hr Cardizem 120 mg Extended Release Capsule by Bta Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 64455-796 24 Hr Cardizem 180 mg Extended Release Capsule by Bta Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 64455-797 24 Hr Cardizem 240 mg Extended Release Capsule by Bta Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 64455-798 24 Hr Cardizem 300 mg Extended Release Capsule by Bta Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 64455-799 24 Hr Cardizem 360 mg Extended Release Capsule by Bta Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Diltiazem or a similar ingredient: (14 results)

Related Cardizem CD Topics:

Cardizem CD & Hair Loss ?
I've have been prescribed Cardizem CD 240 mg once a day for BP - the generic name is (Diltiazem CD). I was taking me... 1 reply
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 ... 1 reply
Diltiazem Hcl CD and cardizem CD
My medication bottle says Diltiazem Hcl CD 360 mg. Inside are Cardizem capsules 360 mg. Are they exactly the same? ## He... 1 reply
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 abou... 1 reply
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 ... 1 reply
Cardizem LA 120
I tried Cardizem right after my stroke. I felt calm. My BP was good. First I was on Digoxin , which made me crazy. Then ... 1 reply
Cardizem verses trianterene
I have numerous health issues..Currently A Fib, a ruptured bakers cyst and torn miniscus, hernia and buldging lumbar dis... 1 reply
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 sam... 1 reply
cardizem j code
NEED J-CODE FOR CARDIZEM ## Hello, I located the following info on a forum, so I can't confirm it's validity, bu... 1 reply
CARDIZEM LA180
SIDE EFFECTS ## Based on research I was able to gather, undesirable effects of Cardizem (Diltiazem) include hypotension,... 1 reply




Note: All times displayed are GMT - 7.

This information has been independently compiled and is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice from a qualified healthcare professional; nor is it intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. For more details please see the Medical Disclaimer. This page was last updated on 17 December 2018.

We are committed to your privacy.

Copyright © 2005-2018 All Rights Reserved. MedsChat® is a registered trademark of Limelight Innovations L.L.C. 9888 W Belleview Ave #5000, Denver, CO, 80123, USA