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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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