Angizem Cd 180mg Capsule
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Angizem Cd 180mg Cap belongs to the group of calcium channel blockers, which are used as anti-hypertensive medicines in the treatment of hypertension. The generic name of this medicine is diltiazem.
Uses of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap
Angizem Cd 180mg Cap uses include the management and regulation of high blood pressure and angina (chest pain that arises due to the reduced oxygen supply to the heart muscles).
Contraindications of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap
- Hypersensitivity to this medicine or any other calcium channel blocker
- Heart failure or irregular heartbeats
Side effects of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap
- Skin rashes
- Swelling of hands, feet and ankles
- Feeling of abnormal heartbeats
- Stomach pain
Precautions and Warnings of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
The use of the medicine during the term of pregnancy or if you have plans to conceive is prohibited. If you are of child-bearing age, kindly discuss all the best contraceptive methods with the doctor.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
The data for the safe use of this medicine during the period of breastfeeding are not available. The physician should be consulted before commencing the treatment with this medicine.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
The medicine may cause drowsiness or a general feeling of being unwell. You should drive only if you feel well after its administration.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Alcohol should not be consumed with this medicine as the combination of both can increase the risk of side effects.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You are suffering from very low blood pressure, kidney or liver disorders and bowel issues.
Mode of Action of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap
How Does It Work?
The composition of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap reduces the excessive load on the heart and decreases the tension in the blood vessels by preventing the transport of calcium ions across the membranes of the blood vessels and heart cells. This, further, lead to a reduction in the blood pressure.
Directions for Use of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap
The dosage of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap should be taken exactly as prescribed by the physician. For any doubts or queries, the physician should be contacted.
Interactions of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap
Interactions with other medicines
- Medicines used in the treatment of high blood pressure such as dantrolene, lomitapide, nefazodone, simvastatin, ivacaftor, flibanserin
- Ivabradine (used for angina)
- Cholesterol-lowering medications such as simvastatin, atorvastatin or lovastatin
Interactions with food items
Grapefruit and its juice should not be taken during the treatment of this medicine as it may result in an excessive drop in blood pressure.
Other general Interactions
If you suffer from allergic reactions to this medicine or any other calcium channel blockers, heart failure or irregular heartbeats, kindly do not take for this medicine and discuss all the possible medications for your respective condition.
Storage and disposal of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap
The medicine needs to be stored at room temperature in an airtight container away from sunlight, moisture and reach of children. The instructions mentioned on the label should be followed.
Dosage of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap
An overdose of Angizem Cd 180mg Cap may cause irregular heartbeats, fainting, difficulty in breathing, fits, dizziness, confusion, vomiting and increased sweating. The emergency department should be contacted immediately in case of an overdose.
Missed a Dose
The doses should not be missed. Take the missed dose as soon as you recall it. If it is time for the upcoming dose, the missed dose can be skipped and the regular dosing schedule should be adhered. Extra dose for compensation is not needed.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What are the things that need to be discussed with the healthcare practitioner prior to the consumption of the medicine?
A: The healthcare practitioner should be informed about the entire medical and surgical history along with all the prescribed medications, natural and herbal supplements. He/she should be apprised in case of heart diseases, liver or kidney disorders. Women should inform about their pregnancy or plans to start a family prior to the treatment.
Q: What are the ideal storage conditions for this medicine?
A: The capsule should be stored in an airtight container at the ambient temperature in a cool and dry place, far away from excessive heat, sunlight and the reach of children and pets. Do not use this medicine when it is not needed or expired.
Q: What are the other precautions to be taken while using the medicine?
A: The medicine is not supposed to be prescribed to children. Do not take the capsule if it is broken or crushed or after the expiry date.
Q: What are the dietary restrictions while using this medicine?
A: The medicine contains soya oil. It should not be consumed by individuals with soya or peanut allergy.
Q: When and how should I use this capsule?
A: The capsule should be swallowed (not broken, crushed or chewed) with water as a whole. It should be taken with a gap of 24 hours, preferably at the same time daily.
- National Center for Biotechnology Information. Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed) [Internet]. Diltiazem.
- electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). Package leaflet: information for the patient. Adizem®-XL 120 mg, 180 mg, 200 mg, 240 mg and 300 mg capsules. Diltiazem hydrochloride.
- WebMD. Diltiazem Hcl
- DailyMed. Label: Diltiazem HCL CD – diltiazem hydrochloride capsule, coated, extended release.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:24 PM (IST)
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