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Were you looking for information about Diltiazem? Diltiazen is a common misspelling of diltiazem.
By slowing down the rate at which calcium moves into your heart and blood vessel walls, diltiazem hydrochloride can help control high blood pressure and treat certain types of chest pain. This prescription medication is a type of calcium channel blocker that works by relaxing the blood vessels and improving blood flow. In most cases, people tolerate this medication well. However, diltiazem is not suitable for everyone. Make sure your healthcare provider is aware of any other medical conditions you have, as well as any other medications you are taking (including vitamins and herbal supplements) before starting this drug.
(Click Diltiazem for the full eMedTV article. This article takes a detailed look at diltiazem dosing, side effects, and general precautions -- as well as a list of the various forms of this medication that are available. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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