Crema 10mg Tablet 10'S

Angina Rx required
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10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: East West Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
M.R.P.: Rs.29.00

What is CREMA?

  • CREMA contains Diltiazem which belongs to a group of medicines called calcium antagonists
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Directions & For Use
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What CREMA is used for?

CREMA is used to treat,

  • angina (chest pain caused by a reduction of oxygen to the heart muscle)
  • high blood pressure (hypertension)

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Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Tell your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to diltiazem or any of the other ingredients in this medicine
  • have heart problems including a slow heartbeat, first degree heart block, a change in the electrical activity of the heart (prolonged PR interval)
  • have heart failure (which can cause shortness of breath or ankle swelling)
  • have porphyria (a rare disease of the blood pigments)
  • have diabetes mellitus
  • have depression
  • have liver or kidney problems
  • are undergoing surgery
  • are an alcoholic
  • Do not take CREMA, if you are pregnant, likely to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine
  • CREMA is not recommended in children
  • CREMA may cause dizziness or tiredness, therefore make sure you are not affected before driving or operating machinery

Please tell your doctor or if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

  • dantrolene infusion (a muscle relaxant)
  • antiarrhythmic drugs such as amiodarone (used to treat an irregular heart beat)
  • antihypertensives (used to lower blood pressure)
  • lithium (used for mental health problems)
  • nitrates such as glyceryl trinitrate or isosorbide mononitrate (used to treat angina)
  • midazolam or triazolam (used for sedation and anaesthesia)
  • rifampicin (used to treat tuberculosis)
  • imipramine and other tricyclic antidepressants (used for depression)
  • phenobarbital, phenytoin or carbamazepine (to treat epilepsy)
  • ciclosporin (used to suppress immune system e.g. after organ transplantation)
  • theophylline (used in breathing problems such as asthma)
  • digitalis glycosides e.g. digoxin (used for some heart conditions)
  • beta blockers such as propranolol (used for some heart problems)
  • H2 antagonists e.g. cimetidine (used to treat conditions caused by excess acid such as stomach ulcers)
  • diuretics
  • alpha blockers such as prazosin
  • statins, e.g. simvastatin (used to treat high cholesterol)
  • corticosteroids (used to treat inflammation)
  • Always take CREMA exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Do not exceed the dose recommended by your doctor
  • Swallow your CREMA whole with a glass of water
  • Do not chew or crush the medicine

If you take more CREMA

  • Call your doctor or hospital straight away, if you have taken more CREMA

If you forget to take CREMA

  • Take your next dose at your normal time. If you are more than 4 hours late, please call your doctor for advice. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking CREMA

  • You should not stop taking CREMA unless your doctor tells you to. If you want to stop taking CREMA, discuss this with your doctor first
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Like all medicines, CREMA can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • swelling of the face or throat, skin rash or itching especially those covering your whole body, severe flaking, blistering or peeling of the skin, with or without a fever
  • feeling sick, abdominal pain, indigestion, constipation
  • dizziness, headache
  • flushing or redness of the skin
  • a fast, slow or irregular heartbeat
  • generally feeling unwell
  • tiredness
  • diarrhoea, being sick
  • a feeling of faintness, especially on standing up
  • nervousness
  • difficulty in sleeping
  • a worsening in liver function tests (seen in a blood test)
  • dry mouth
  • hives

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  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children
  • Do not use CREMA after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)
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