Heart Disease Channel
Topics
Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

Diltiazem Side Effects

Diltiazem Side Effects to Report

Some side effects with diltiazem can indicate a serious problem and should be reported to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Chest pain
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Signs of low blood pressure, such as dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting
  • Depression (see Diltiazem and Depression)
  • High blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
  • Hallucinations
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 

Rare Diltiazem Side Effects

Rare side effects occur in less than 2 percent of people taking diltiazem. Because these side effects are so uncommon, it is difficult to tell whether they are caused by the medication or something else.
 
Some of these rare side effects of diltiazem include but are not limited to:
 
Life After a Stent: 5 Realistic Ways to Take Charge of Your Health

Diltiazem HCL

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.