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Generic Diltiazem - Heart Disease in Women

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  • Generic Diltiazem
    This eMedTV resource explains that generic diltiazem, which is manufactured by several companies, is sold under various names and in several different strengths. This Web page also describes the approved uses of each generic diltiazem product.
  • Generic Effient
    At this time, Effient (prasugrel) is not available in generic form. This selection from the eMedTV archives explains why this is the case and provides information on when a generic version of the drug could become available.
  • Generic Fenoglide
    At this time, there are no generic versions of Fenoglide available on the market. As this eMedTV article explains, although there are no unexpired patents for the drug, no companies have chosen to manufacture any generic Fenoglide products.
  • Generic for Prinivil
    This eMedTV page discusses drugs that are generic for Prinivil, including who makes them, how they work, and available strengths. Now sold under the name Lisinopril tablets, the drug was originally developed by Merck & Co.
  • Generic Metoprolol
    Generic metoprolol is sold under the names Metoprolol Tartrate tablets and Metoprolol Succinate tablets. This eMedTV segment further describes the two generic products and discusses the various strengths available.
  • Generic Nitro-Bid
    There are no generic Nitro-Bid (nitroglycerin ointment) products available at this time. This eMedTV segment explains why this is the case and also discusses why nitroglycerin ointment is the generic name but not a generic version of Nitro-Bid.
  • Generic Nitro-Dur
    There are generic Nitro-Dur (nitroglycerin patch) products available on the market. This eMedTV Web article discusses whether all nitroglycerin patches are equivalent to Nitro-Dur and offers some manufacturer information for these products.
  • Generic Nitrolingual
    This page of the eMedTV library describes the different forms of generic Nitrolingual that are available for treating chest pain. It also discusses who makes these products and how they compare to the brand-name version.
  • Generic Nitrostat
    At this time, no generic Nitrostat (nitroglycerin tablets) products are available. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains why generic versions of this drug are no longer available and when a future generic product might be manufactured.
  • Generic Procardia
    There are currently two strengths of generic Procardia available, nifedipine 10 mg and 20 mg. This eMedTV segment explains how the FDA has determined that generic Procardia is as good as the brand-name medication.
  • Generic Propranolol
    This part of the eMedTV library gives an overview of generic propranolol, which is manufactured by numerous companies and is sold under the name Propranolol tablets. This article also lists the strengths in which the medication is available.
  • Generic Ranexa
    At this time, no generic Ranexa (ranolazine) products are available, as the drug is protected by a patent. This eMedTV segment offers a discussion on when the patent is expected to expire and when a generic version of the drug might become available.
  • Generic Rythmol SR
    As discussed in this eMedTV article, generic Rythmol SR (propafenone SR) capsules are currently available. This resource lists the available strengths of these generics and takes a look at whether these products are as good as the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Tenormin
    Atenolol tablets are the generic version of Tenormin. This eMedTV article lists some available strengths of generic Tenormin (including 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg) and companies that manufacture it (such as Mylan Laboratories and Sandoz).
  • Generic Tiazac
    This eMedTV Web page provides an overview of generic Tiazac, which is manufactured by several companies and is available in several strengths. Generic Tiazac is sold under the names Taztia XT capsules and Diltiazem extended-release capsules.
  • Generic Verapamil
    This eMedTV page lists the various generic verapamil products that are available and describes which medical conditions they are used to treat. This page also provides a chart that identifies which generic verapamil product treats various conditions.
  • Getting Started --Diabetic Patients
    This clip explains how your doctor can help prevent low blood sugar before a stress test.
  • Getting Started (Angioplasty and Atherectomy)
    This video explains what you need to do to prepare for your procedure.
  • Getting Started (Angioplasty)
    This video explains what you need to do to prepare for your procedure.
  • Getting Started (CABG)
    This video clip explains what to expect on the day of your procedure.
  • Getting Started with a Stress Echocardiogram
    This multimedia clip explores the steps you can take to prepare for a stress test.
  • Getting Started With a Stress Test
    This multimedia clip explores the steps you can take to prepare for a stress test.
  • Graft Failure and Off-Pump Bypass Surgery
    Over time, off-pump bypass surgery grafts may fail. This eMedTV resource discusses graft failure and off-pump bypass surgery, including how long grafts typically last and tips that can help delay graft failure after surgery.
  • Graft Failure and Open Heart Surgery
    Grafts can close after open heart surgery, as this eMedTV page explains. However, this is more common in people who smoke or have high cholesterol. This page talks about graft failure and open heart surgery, and what to expect if the graft closes.
  • Haart Attack
    A heart attack happens when the supply of blood and oxygen to part of the heart is blocked. This eMedTV page lists some of the risk factors for heart disease and describes symptoms that may occur. Haart attack is a common misspelling of heart attack.
  • Haart Disease
    Heart disease occurs as a result of plaque buildup in the coronary arteries. This eMedTV Web page describes symptoms of heart disease and explores various treatment options for the condition. Haart disease is a common misspelling of heart disease.
  • Hart Attack
    A heart attack occurs when the supply of blood and oxygen to an area of heart muscle is blocked. This eMedTV page lists symptoms of a heart attack and explains what treatments are available. Hart attack is a common misspelling of heart attack.
  • Hart Disease
    Heart disease occurs when the coronary arteries become clogged with fatty deposits. This eMedTV resource lists risk factors for heart disease and explains how the condition can be controlled. Hart disease is a common misspelling of heart disease.
  • Heart (Healthy)
    This interactive video segment explains in detail how a healthy heart works.
  • Heart Angina
    When there is inadequate blood flow to the heart, a person may experience angina symptoms. This eMedTV article describes the three types of angina (stable, unstable, and variant) and provides a link to an article with more information on this condition.
  • Heart Angioplasty and Heart Disease
    This clip from eMedTV explains different types of heart disease.
  • Heart Atack
    This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of what happens during a heart attack, including possible symptoms of this life-threatening complication. This page also offers a link to more information. Heart atack is a common misspelling of heart attack.
  • Heart Attac
    Seek immediate medical care if you believe you are experiencing any signs of a heart attack. This eMedTV page describes possible symptoms of a heart attack, such as chest pain and shortness of breath. Heart attac is a common misspelling of heart attack.
  • Heart Attack
    A heart attack occurs when the supply of blood and oxygen to part of the heart is blocked. This eMedTV article explores the causes, symptoms, and treatment of heart attacks and provides links to additional resources.
  • Heart Attack and Smoking
    As this eMedTV article explains, the link between having a heart attack and smoking tobacco is clear -- smoking greatly increases your risk of having a heart attack. This page offers the latest statistics on smoking and heart attacks.
  • Heart Attack During a Heart Catheterization
    It is possible to have a heart attack during a heart catheterization, but this is quite rare. This page of the eMedTV library explains how a heart attack occurs and discusses the likelihood of developing one during a cardiac catheterization.
  • Heart Attack During Angioplasty
    Although it doesn't happen often, a heart attack can occur during an angioplasty. This eMedTV resource discusses the possibility of a having a heart attack during angioplasty and explains how your healthcare team works to minimize the risk.
  • Heart Attack During Atherectomy
    It is possible for someone to have a heart attack during atherectomy; however, this is rare. This page of the eMedTV library discusses factors that affect the possibility of this occurring, as well as what happens when a heart attack occurs.
  • Heart Attack Facts
    Knowing some key facts can help you recognize if you or someone else is having a heart attack. This eMedTV segment contains facts on heart attacks concerning risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
  • Heart Attack Info
    This part of the eMedTV site provides some basic info on the life-threatening event known as a heart attack. Symptoms and treatment options are discussed, and a link to more in-depth information is also provided.
  • Heart Attack Information
    A heart attack can occur when the supply of blood and oxygen to part of the heart is blocked. This eMedTV segment takes a quick look at heart attacks, with information on common symptoms and why it's necessary to seek immediate medical care.
  • Heart Attack Medication
    Types of heart attack medication include thrombolytic drugs, beta blockers, nitrates, and anticoagulants. This eMedTV Web page provides details about other forms of heart attack medication and explains how these medicines are used.
  • Heart Attack Recovery
    When you leave the hospital, your heart attack recovery period is just beginning. This section of the eMedTV library explains the importance of lifestyle changes, cardiac rehabilitation, and medications for a successful recovery.
  • Heart Attack Symptoms
    Possible symptoms of a heart attack include chest pain, shortness of breath, and pain in the jaw or left shoulder. This eMedTV article discusses these symptoms in detail and provides a detailed list of signs that may indicate you are having a heart attack
  • Heart Attack Treatment
    As this eMedTV article explains, heart attack treatment options include medications to dissolve blood clots and procedures such as angioplasty and open heart surgery. This resource discusses the various treatment options for a heart attack.
  • Heart Attack Warning Signs
    As this eMedTV resource explains, warning signs of a heart attack include chest pain, pain that spreads to other parts of the body, and shortness of breath. This article discusses how to recognize the warning signs, so you can get help right away.
  • Heart Attack With Off-Pump Bypass Surgery
    There is a 3 to 5 percent chance of someone having a heart attack with off-pump bypass surgery. This eMedTV segment describes how a lack of oxygen can cause parts of the heart muscle to die, possibly resulting in a heart attack.
  • Heart Attack With Open Heart Surgery
    A heart attack is a possible and serious complication of open heart surgery. This eMedTV Web page provides helpful information about what a heart attack is and gives statistics about how often a heart attack with open heart surgery typically occurs.
  • Heart Attacke
    This eMedTV page offers an overview of a heart attack, a life-threatening problem that occurs when blood and oxygen are unable to reach the heart. This page also offers a link to more information. Heart attacke is a common misspelling of heart attack.
  • Heart Attak
    This eMedTV page describes possible symptoms of a heart attack, such as chest discomfort, shortness of breath, or pain in one or both arms. This page also explains what causes a heart attack. Heart attak is a common misspelling of heart attack.
  • Heart Bipass Surgery
    This eMedTV overview of open heart surgery discusses how the surgery improves blood supply to the heart, how it is performed, and some of its possible complications. Heart bipass surgery is a common misspelling and variation of open heart surgery.
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
    This segment from the eMedTV archives presents a brief overview of what happens during a heart bypass surgery, the expected results, and possible complications. Also included is a link to more information on this topic.
  • Heart Bypass Surgery Complications
    Some of the potential complications of heart bypass surgery include infections and nausea. This eMedTV article provides information on other complications that may occur, including a link to more details on this topic.
  • Heart Catheterization
    A procedure used to examine the heart, heart catheterization can help find blocked or narrowed arteries. This eMedTV resource offers details on the procedure and explains how it can help doctors treat symptoms associated with heart problems.
  • Heart Catheterization Procedure
    As this eMedTV segment explains, a catheterization procedure may be performed on the heart in order to determine the cause of symptoms; treatment will also be influenced by the results. This article briefly describes how this procedure is carried out.
  • Heart Decease
    Heart disease is a serious condition caused by plaque buildup in the arteries. This eMedTV Web page lists common symptoms of heart disease and explains what treatments are available. Heart desease is a common misspelling of heart disease.
  • Heart Desease
    As this eMedTV page explains, heart disease usually takes years to progress to the point where symptoms appear. This page offers a brief overview of heart disease and a link to more information. Heart desease is a common misspelling of heart disease.
  • Heart Dicease
    Heart disease, caused by plaque buildup, weakens the heart muscle and can lead to heart failure. This eMedTV page lists symptoms of heart disease and explains ways to help prevent the condition. Heart dicease is a common misspelling of heart disease.
  • Heart Disease
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at the most common type of heart disease, including information about risk factors, symptoms, and treatment and prevention options. It also offers a list of statistics on this disease in the United States.
  • Heart Disease
    This clip from eMedTV explains different types of heart disease.
  • Heart Disease and Exercise
    As explained in this eMedTV page, researchers studying heart disease and exercise have found that engaging in moderate-level exercise can reduce the risk of developing the condition. This article also offers tips for becoming more physically active.
  • Heart Disease Diagnosis
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, in order to diagnose heart disease, the doctor will consider your symptoms, perform a physical exam, and recommend certain tests, such as stress tests or an electrocardiogram (EKG/ECG).
  • Heart Disease in Women
    Can women get heart disease? Yes, as this eMedTV article explains -- and it's more common than most people think. This resource gives some statistics on how this disease affects women and includes a link to more detailed information.
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