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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

(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

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.
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Keywords: Diltiazem, Fallopian tube, Monosodium Glutamate, Stroma, Vacuolations.
Group II (n= 30) received 0.2 mg/kg of intravenous Diltiazem 90 seconds prior to laryngoscopy and intubation.
The mean LVEF ([+ or -]standard deviation) and the mean difference in LVEF at each time point from the cohorts of healthy rats administered with each of the manganese contrast agents with concurrent diltiazem (or 0.9% saline control) infusion are shown in Table 2.
It was the time of introducing diltiazem for atrial fibrillation (AF) prophylaxis in our patients, thus including patient data before and during the introduction of diltiazem prophylaxis.
In contrast to our patient he has been on simvastatin for about a year; one month before presentation diltiazem was started and he presented with myalgia for 25 days [6].
Kuo et al.7 reported a patient who developed purpura due to vasculitis while on nifedipine therapy, which disappeared after discontinuation of nifedipine but recurred when diltiazem was initiated.
After a washout period of 2 weeks during which no treatment was given except the conventional treatment, the same patients were put on diltiazem 60 mg TDS for 8 weeks again in addition to their conventional treatment which they were already taking.
The calcium channel blockers successfully reversed include diltiazem, as reported here, nifedipine, and verapamil.
The calcium channel blocker, Diltiazem, also blocks the metabolism of cyclosporine by cytochrome oxidase, allowing a decrease in cyclosporin dosage by approximately 30 to 50% (Martin et al., 1999); however, topical Diltiazem substantially reduces anal sphincter pressure thereby promoting healing without side effects (Carapeti et al., 2000).
However, this patient received a 120-mL IV bolus of lipid emulsion off-label for its "lipid sink" action against supratherapeutic levels of lipid soluble drugs, such as diltiazem (1).
1, to July 30, 2008, and comprised 60 adult patients with anal fissure who were equally randomised to either Diltiazem or Glyceryl Tri Nitrate after taking informed consent.
Bu arastirmada hastalara iki hafta boyunca, gunde uc kez 120 mg diltiazem verilmistir.