What does Cardizem CD look like? Diltiazem hydrochloride is a white to off-white crystalline powder with a bitter taste. It is soluble in water, methanol, and chloroform. It has a molecular weight of 450.98. CARDIZEM
What does Cardizem CD look like?
Diltiazem hydrochloride is a white to off-white crystalline powder with a bitter taste. It is soluble in water, methanol, and chloroform. It has a molecular weight of 450.98. CARDIZEM CD is formulated as a once-a-day extended-release capsule containing 120 mg, 180 mg, 240 mg, 300 mg, or 360 mg diltiazem hydrochloride.
What color is diltiazem 120 mg capsule?
Pill with imprint CARDIZEM 120 mg is Yellow, Capsule-shape and has been identified as Diltiazem Hydrochloride 120 mg. It is supplied by Oceanside Pharmaceuticals, Inc..
Is Cardizem CD the same as diltiazem ER?
These medicines both contain an active ingredient called diltiazem hydrochloride. The difference between these is that Cardizem CD is designed to release the active ingredient slowly so that it works over 24 hours and can be taken once a day (CD stands for “controlled delivery”).
What color are diltiazem pills?
This medicine is a dark green, oblong, capsule imprinted with “BVF 240” and “BVF 240”.
What is the difference between tiazac and Cardizem CD?
These two formulations are not interchangeable. Tiazac® XC is a tablet, whereas Cardizem® CD is a capsule. The patient may have perceived that they were two different medications, so it was never questioned by the patient.
How quickly does Cardizem CD work?
For the treatment of high blood pressure, it may take 2 to 4 weeks before you get the full benefit of this drug. This medication must be taken regularly to prevent angina.
Is Cardizem a Tier 1 drug?
Medicare prescription drug plans typically list diltiazem on Tier 1 of their formulary. Generally, the higher the tier, the more you have to pay for the medication.
Does Cardizem CD cause weight gain?
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: fainting, slow/irregular/pounding/fast heartbeat, swelling ankles/feet, shortness of breath, unusual tiredness, unexplained/sudden weight gain, mental/mood changes (such as depression, agitation), unusual dreams.
What happens if you stop taking Cardizem?
What will happen if I stop taking it? Stopping diltiazem may cause your blood pressure to rise and this may increase your risk of a heart attack or stroke.
What is the best time to take Cardizem CD?
- Extended-release diltizem capsules should be taken on an empty stomach (this means one hour before food or two hours after food).
- Extended-release tablets and capsules should be swallowed whole.
- Take diltiazem around the same time every day.