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diltiazem

 [dil-ti´ah-zem]
a calcium channel blocking agent that acts as a vasodilator; used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of angina pectoris, hypertension, and supraventricular tachycardia

diltiazem

/dil·ti·a·zem/ (dil-ti´ah-zem) a calcium channel blocker that acts as a vasodilator; used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of angina pectoris, hypertension, and supraventricular tachycardia.

diltiazem

(dĭl-tī′ə-zĕm′)
n.
A calcium channel blocker drug, C22H26N2O4S, that acts as a coronary vasodilator and is used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat angina pectoris and hypertension.

diltiazem

[diltī′əzam]
a calcium channel blocker or calcium antagonist.
indications It is prescribed for the treatment of vasospastic and effort-associated angina, in addition to hypertension.
contraindications Sick sinus syndrome, second- or third-degree atrioventricular block, or hypotension prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse reactions are edema, arrhythmia, bradycardia, hypotension, syncope, rash, headache, and dizziness.

diltiazem

Cardizem®, Tiazac® Cardiology A CCB used to the control atrial flutter or A Fib, angina, paroxysmal SVT, and HTN, which may prevent ↓ coronary artery diameter after heart transplantation Adverse effects Atrial flutter, tachyarrhythmias, slowing of AV conduction and sinus node automaticity, pruritus, sweating, constipation, N&V Contraindications WPW syndrome, constipation, peripheral edema, left ventricular dysfunction. See Calcium channel blocker.

diltiazem

A calcium channel blocker drug used in the treatment of ANGINA PECTORIS and high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). Brand names are Adizem SR, Adizem-XL, Angitil SR, Angitil XL, Dilzem SR, Dilzem XL, Slozem, Tildiem, Tildiem LA, Viazem XL, Zemtard and Zildil SR.

diltiazem

calcium channel-blocking agent, used in the treatment of angina and hypertension (in cases that fail to respond to beta-blockers); see antihypertensive agents

diltiazem

a calcium-channel blocking agent used to produce peripheral and coronary vasodilation in the management of heart disease.
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The principal reason for the increase in royalties reflected a changeover in the marketing by Marion Merrell Dow of Cardizem SR to Cardizem CD.
Elan is best known for developing the advanced drug delivery technology used in Cardizem SR (diltiazem hydrochloride), Cardizem CD (diltiazem hydrochloride), and Verelan (verapamil hydrochloride) -- all anti-hypertensive treatments.
Manufacturing and distribution revenues remained constant as compared to the first quarter in fiscal 1993 reflecting the changeover by Marion Merrell Dow to the marketing of Cardizem CD in preference to Cardizem SR and also reduced sales of the Nicotine patch in the United States compared with the first quarter of fiscal 1993.
market of our three principal product ranges: Cardizem SR and CD, Verelan and Prostep and the introduction of products in other markets," said Donald E.
Elan currently manufactures all Cardizem SR sold by Marion Merrell Dow, but has not yet commenced manufacturing Cardizem CD.