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Diltiazem: Oral tablet, extended release

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Diltiazem 240mg ER Tablet
Oceanside Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Valeant Company
Pill Identification: B  |  240
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Diltiazem180mg ER Tablet
Oceanside Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Valeant Company
Pill Identification: B  |  180
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Diltiazem 360mg ER Tablet
Oceanside Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Valeant Company
Pill Identification: B  |  360
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Diltiazem 300mg ER Tablet
Oceanside Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Valeant Company
Pill Identification: B  |  300
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Diltiazem 420mg ER Tablet
Oceanside Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Valeant Company
Pill Identification: B  |  420
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Matzim LA 180mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 691  |  180
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Matzim LA 420mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 695  |  420
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Matzim LA 360mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 694  |  360
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Matzim LA 420mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 695  |  420
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Matzim LA 240mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 692  |  240
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Matzim LA 240mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 692  |  240
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Matzim LA 240mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 692  |  240
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Matzim LA 300mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 693  |  300
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Matzim LA 360mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 694  |  360
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Matzim LA 420mg ER Tablet
Actavis US
Pill Identification: LOGO 695  |  420
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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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Diltiazem: Oral tablet, extended release

What is this medicine?

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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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Diltiazem: Oral tablet, extended release
Usage by Gender
54.12%
45.88%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.02%
3.99%
28.01%
67.97%
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