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Side Effects of Cartia XT (Diltiazem Hydrochloride Extended - RxList

8/20/2014
06:20 | Author: David Perry

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Side Effects of Cartia XT (Diltiazem Hydrochloride Extended - RxList

Find a comprehensive guide to possible side effects when taking Cartia XT (Diltiazem Hydrochloride Extended Release Capsules) for Professionals, Patients.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Cardiovascular: Angina, arrhythmia, AV block (second- or third-degree), bundle branch block, congestive heart failure, ECG abnormalities, hypotension, palpitations, syncope, tachycardia, ventricular extrasystoles.

Serious adverse reactions have been rare in studies carried out to date, but it should be recognized that patients with impaired ventricular function and cardiac conduction abnormalities have usually been excluded from these studies.

The following table presents the most common adverse reactions reported in placebocontrolled angina and hypertension trials in patients receiving diltiazem hydrochloride extended-release capsule (once-a-day dosing) product up to 360 mg with rates in placebo patients shown for comparison.

In addition, the following events were reported infrequently (less than 1%) in angina or hypertension trials:

Nervous System: Abnormal dreams, amnesia, depression, gait abnormality, hallucinations, insomnia, nervousness, paresthesia, personality change, somnolence, tinnitus, tremor.

Diltiazem Hydrochloride Extended-release Capsule (once-a-day) Placebo-controlled Angina and Hypertension Trials Combined Adverse Reactions Diltiazem Extended-release Capsule (once-a-day) n=607 Placebo n=301 Headache 5.4% 5.0% Dizziness 3.0% 3.0% Bradycardia 3.3% 1.3% AV Block First-Degree 3.3% 0.0% Edema 2.6% 1.3% ECG Abnormality 1.6% 1.7 Asthenia 1.8% 1.7%

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Cartia XT Side Effects in Detail

6/19/2014
04:00 | Author: David Perry

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Cartia XT Side Effects in Detail

Learn about the potential side effects of Cartia XT (diltiazem). Includes common and rare side effects information for consumers and healthcare professionals.

A 42-year-old man with a history of hypertension developed a generalized erythematous, purpuric rash associated with mucosal ulceration, fever, and elevated liver function tests within two days after starting diltiazem (the active ingredient contained in Cartia XT) A skin biopsy revealed histology consistent with Stevens-Johnson syndrome or severe erythema multiforme. The rash and liver function tests gradually resolved after discontinuation of diltiazem and institution of corticosteroid therapy.

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Cartia XT oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings

4/18/2014
02:00 | Author: David Perry

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Cartia XT oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures, Warnings

Find patient medical information for Cartia XT oral on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching /swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

This medication must be taken regularly to prevent angina. It should not be used to treat angina when it occurs. Use other medications (such as nitroglycerin placed under the tongue ) to relieve an angina attack as directed by your doctor.

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Common and Rare Side Effects for Cartia XT oral - WebMD

2/17/2014
12:20 | Author: David Perry

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Common and Rare Side Effects for Cartia XT oral - WebMD

Find information about common, infrequent and rare side effects of Cartia XT oral.

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Diltiazem (Cartia XT) - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs

10/26/2014
08:40 | Author: David Perry

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Diltiazem (Cartia XT) - Side Effects, Dosage, Interactions - Drugs

Diltiazem - Diltiazem is in a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels. - Do not use this.

Overdose symptoms may include slow heartbeat, weakness, chest pain, shortness of breath, feeling light-headed, or fainting.

within about 30 to 45 minutes my eyes bulged out my lips were blue and I had trouble breathing the doctor called it antiphylactic shock ( unsure of spelling).

Cardizem LA 360 mg, white, oblong.

Do not use this medication if you have certain heart conditions such as "sick sinus syndrome" or "AV block" (unless you have a pacemaker), low blood pressure, or if you have recently had a heart attack.

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