Diltiazem is a member of the group of drugs known as calcium channel blockers, used in the treatment of hypertension or angina. It is marketed as several brand names which include the names Cardizem and Tiazac.


... DILTIAZEM (Cardizem®) 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 relieves different types of chest pain (angina); it is not a cure. Generic diltiazem tablets are available. ...
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Diltiazem Systematic (IUPAC) name [2-(2-dimethylaminoethyl)-5-(4- ...
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... Common brand names: Cardizem, Dilacor-XR, CD, SR, and others Why is diltiazem prescribed? Diltiazem increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart, thereby controlling or relieving chest pain (...
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