... DILTIAZEM (Cardizem® CD, Cardizem® SR, Cardizem® LA, Dilacor XR®, Tiazac®, Cartia XT™, Diltia XT™, Taztia XT™) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This results in relaxation of blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. Diltiazem reduces high blood pressure (hypertension). It is not a cure. Diltiazem may also be used to relieve angina (chest pain). Generic diltiazem extended-release capsules are available. Extended-release capsules from different companies do not always act the same way in the body. If you are used to one product, it is not a good idea to switch products without approval from your prescriber. ...
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Diltiazem Systematic (IUPAC) name [2-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)-5-(4-methoxyphenyl) -3-oxo-6-thia-2-azabicyclo[5.4.0]undeca-7,9, 11-trien-4-yl]ethanoate Identifiers CAS number 42399-41-7 ATC code C08DB01 PubChem 39186 DrugBank APRD00473 Chemical data Formula C22H26N2O4S Mol. weight 414.519 g/mol Pharmacokinetic data Bioavailability 40% Metabolism Hepatic Half life 3-4.5 hours Excretion Renal Biliary Lactic (in lactiferous females) Therapeutic considerations ...
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