Dilzem Injection 5ml

Hypertension Rx required
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This product cannot be returned for a refund or exchange. Mfr: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.17.20

What is DILZEM?

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

It 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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Driving & Using Machines

Tell your doctor before using this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic (hypersensitive) to diltiazem or any of the other ingredients of 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 DILZEM if you are pregnant, likely to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • Ask your doctor for advice before taking any medicine
  • DILZEM is not recommended in children
  • DILZEM may cause a number of side effects such as dizziness and a general feeling of being unwell
  • If you are affected you should not drive or operate machinery

Tell your doctor, if you are taking,

  • 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)
  • DILZEM will be given to you by a doctor or a nurse
  • It will be given to you as an injection into your vein
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Like all medicines, DILZEM 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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Additional Information
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  • Keep out of the reach and sight of children
  • Do not use DILZEM after the expiry date
  • It should be stored under refrigeration, at (2-8°C). Do not freeze
  • It may be stored at room temperature (15-30°C) for up to 1 month. Protect from light. Destroy after 1 month if stored at room temperature
  • Do not take DILZEM, if the solution is not clear
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