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When treating high blood pressure or chest pain with extended-release diltiazem, the recommended starting dosage is 120 mg to 240 mg once daily (depending on which product is used). If you are taking short-acting diltiazem for chest pain, the recommended starting dosage is 30 mg four times daily. Your diltiazem dosage may be increased to control your blood pressure or chest pain, or decreased if you develop bothersome side effects.
Diltiazem Dosage: An IntroductionThe dose of diltiazem hydrochloride your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition being treated
- Other medical conditions you have
- Other medications you are taking.