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Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

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By CIAN HEALTHCARE
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab is a calcium channel blocker, and its composition includes diltiazem as the primary ingredient. The uses of this medicine are to regulate and bring down high blood pressure.

Uses of Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

Doctors recommend Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab for the treatment of chest pain, hypertension and high blood pressure

Contraindications of Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

  • Allergy to this medicine or other calcium channel blockers
  • Irregular heartbeat

Side effects of Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

  • Diarrhoea
  • Rashes
  • Sleeping problems
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Swelling of limbs
  • Nausea
  • Discomfort in chest
  • Drowsiness

Precautions and Warnings of Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine is not safe for pregnant women. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant while on this treatment.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
Breastfeeding mothers are recommended to consult a doctor before getting on the prescription.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Dizziness or drowsiness affect driving abilities of a person and is hence not advised to not get behind the wheels when these side effects are active.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab?
A:
Taking this tablet along with alcohol can damage the liver. Alcohol also results in lowering the blood pressure further down.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You are suffering from constipation or any other form of complications with bowel movement

Mode of Action of Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Blood vessels require calcium ions for muscular contraction. This medicine inhibits the calcium ion from being transported to the blood vessels, which leads to the dilation of blood vessels and the heart muscles. This process, in turn, helps in decreasing the blood pressure.
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Directions for Use of Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

It is advised to take Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab in the dosage prescribed by the doctor, the medicine is not strictly supposed to be taken with a meal.

Interactions of Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Hypolipidemic medications can result in increasing the concentration of this medicine in the body, leading to increased side effects
  • Anti-epileptic medicines like carbamazepine, when taken with this medicine, can result in increased concentration of the anti-epileptic medicine, which can harm the body

Interactions with food items

Intake of grapefruit juice is advised to be kept under a limit.

Other general Interactions

People with severe liver conditions are advised to consult a doctor before taking the prescription. A high dose of a calcium channel blocker can harm the liver further.

Storage and disposal of Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

The medicine should be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture.

Dosage of Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab

Overdose

An individual can suffer from various symptoms in case of a suspected overdose, some of the prominent signs are low blood pressure coupled with nausea, vomiting and difficulty in breathing. Take the person to a healthcare professional or an emergency room for assistance.
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Missed a Dose

A missed dosage must be made up as soon as possible but not at the expense of an overdose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why is grapefruit juice not advised to be taken with this medicine?

A: This is because consumption of grapefruit juice can result in a sudden decrease in blood pressure.

Q: How can taking Dilzee Sr 30mg Tab result in constipation?

A: Taking this medicine results in contracting of the muscles, including the gut, which result in constipation as the muscles cannot gather enough strength for a movement.

Q: When can I quit taking calcium channel blockers?

A: The medicine is advised to be quit only when prescribed by the doctor. Quitting this on your own raises the risk of increasing blood pressure and a possible stroke in adverse conditions.

Q: What is the onset period for the medication?

A: The medicine takes around 2 to 4 hours after an oral administration to start working.

Q: Is it advised to take aspirin when on a prescription of this medicine?

A: Taking aspirin along with this medicine can result in weakness and headache.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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