diltiazem

Adult
Uses
  • hypertension
  • stable angina
  • coronary spasm
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • hypotension, Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome, post myocardial infarction
Drug interactions
  • amiodarone, alcohol, carbamazepine, cyclosporine, digoxin, erythromycin, grapefruit juice, lithium, simvastatin
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • palpitations
  • headache
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
120 or 240 mg once daily
Monitoring
  • liver function tests
  • blood pressure
Source of Suggestion
Suggestion from clinicians (Added on August, 2015)