- Generic Name: Diltiazem
- Brand Names: Cardizem
- Drug Class: Anti-anginal Agents, otherAnti-arrhythmics, Class IVBenzothiazepines, plain
- Strengths: 100mg, 120mg, 180mg, 240mg, 25mg, 300mg, 30mg, 360mg, 420mg, 5mg, 60mg, 90mg
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
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.