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Cardizem is a prescription medication used for treating certain types of chest pain. It is a type of calcium channel blocker that works by relaxing the blood vessels, which makes it easier for the heart to pump blood. Cardizem tablets, which are available in various strengths, are generally taken three or four times daily. Potential side effects include rash, nausea, and dizziness.
- Cardizem LA®, an extended-release form
- Cardizem CD®, a controlled-release form.