Medicine : Diltigesic (30gm)

Name:Diltigesic (30gm)
Manufacturer:Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic Use:Diltiazem
Composition:Diltiazem(2%v /v)
Substitutes:diltigesic (30gm)

Generic ( Diltiazem )

Typical use Of Diltiazem : Cardiac Arrhythmia, Coronary Artery Spasm, Hypertension, Migraine, Moderate To Severe Reflux Oesophagitis, Myocardial Infarction, Oesophageal Motility Disorders, Pulmonary Hypertension, Raynaud's Phenomenon.
Mechanism of action of Diltiazem :Diltiazem Inhibits The Influx Of Extracellular Calcium Across Both The Myocardial And Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Membranes. The Resultant Inhibition Of The Contractile Processes Of The Myocardial Smooth Muscle Cells Leads To Dilation Of The Coronary And Systemic Arteries And Improved Oxygen Delivery To The Myocardial Tissue.
Drug Interaction of Diltiazem :Diltiazem Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Acebutolol, Alprazolam, Amiodarone (HCl), Amobarbital, Atenolol, Betaxolol (HCl), Bisoprolol (Fumarate), Buspirone (HCl), Carbamazepine, Carteolol (HCl), Cimetidine (HCl), Cyclosporin A, Digoxin, Disopyramide, Enflurane, Fosphenytoin, Human Insulin, Imipramine (HCl). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Diltiazem :Paralytic Ileus, Pedal Edema, Impaired Left Vntricular Function, Sinus Arrest, Atrioventricular Conduction Disturbances, Dizziness, Headache, Drowsiness, Constipation, Insomnia, Peripheral Edema, Bradycardia, GI Upset, Hypotension, Flushing.


How Diltiazem will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Diltiazem will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Diltiazem

No Studies Found