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Dilacor XR: Oral capsule, extended release

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Dilacor XR 180mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly WatsonPharma Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO DILACOR XR 180 mg 
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Dilacor XR 120mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO DILACOR XR 120 mg 
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Dilacor XR 180mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly WatsonPharma Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO DILACOR XR 180 mg 
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Dilacor XR 240mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly WatsonPharma Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO DILACOR XR 240 mg 
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Dilacor XR 240mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly WatsonPharma Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO DILACOR XR 240 mg 
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Dilacor XR 120mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly WatsonPharma Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO DILACOR XR 120 mg 
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Dilacor XR 240mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO DILACOR XR 240 mg 
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Dilacor XR 180mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO DILACOR XR 180 mg 
How This Drug Works
Calcium Channel Blocker
Calcium channel blockers slow the movement of calcium between cells to help the body improve blood flow and control heart rhythm.
Calcium channel blockers slow the movement of calcium between cells. This helps the body improve blood flow and control heart rhythm. Calcium helps the heart to pump and blood vessels change size. However, too much calcium can cause the heart to beat out of rhythm and make blood vessels narrower. As blood vessels narrow, less blood travels to the heart and it receives less oxygen. This causes the heart to pump harder to get the oxygen it needs. By getting in calciumâ¬"s way and slowing calcium flow between cells, calcium channel blockers restore normal heartbeat as well as normal blood and oxygen flow throughout the body.
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DILTIAZEM (dil TYE a zem) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain caused by angina.


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