What are Tildiem tablets used for?

What are Tildiem tablets used for?

What are Tildiem tablets used for?

Tildiem contains a medicine called diltiazem hydrochloride. This belongs to a group of medicines called ‘calcium-channel blockers’. It works by making your blood vessels wider, which makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around the body. This helps to prevent the chest pain caused by angina.

What is Tildiem LA 200 used for?

Mild to moderate hypertension and angina pectoris. Tildiem LA 200 is a prolonged release product for once daily dosing. The capsules should not be chewed but swallowed whole with water, ideally before or during a meal. The dosage requirements may differ in patients with angina or hypertension.

What are the side effects of Tildiem?

Common side effects

  • swollen hands, ankles or feet.
  • headaches.
  • feeling dizzy and lightheaded.
  • feeling tired, weak and generally unwell.
  • feeling hot (flushing) and redness of the skin.
  • itching or burning on the skin where you use the cream or ointment.
  • stomach pain, indigestion and constipation.

Can I drink alcohol while taking Adizem?

Adizem-XL capsules should not be taken at the same time as alcohol, as it may increase the rate of release of diltiazem from the prolonged release preparation. In addition the combination of alcohol and diltiazem may have an additive vasodilatory effect.

Should I take dilTIAZem in the morning or at night?

Because of the increased risk of myocardial ischemia in the morning hours, it has been suggested that the administration of anti-ischemic medication before bedtime may be more effective than the traditional morning dosing.

Can you drink coffee when taking dilTIAZem?

Avoid drinks, foods, or diet pills that contain caffeine, such as coffee, tea, cola, and chocolate. Taking a stimulant together with adenosine can increase your risk of unpleasant side effects.