Diltiazem HCI is prescribed to treat and sometimes prevent certain kinds of abnormal heartbeats. Some of these include an irregular and often rapid heart rate (atrial fibrillation), a rapid heartbeat in the upper chambers (atrial flutter) and a faster than normal heart rate starting above the heart’s two lower chambers (supraventricular tachycardia). Diltiazem HCI is also used in the management of heart muscle disease.
Approved by the FDA for use in humans, Diltiazem is prescribed by veterinarians for use with companion animals. For once a day dosage, this product is a generic for Cardizem CD and Cartia XT.
Diltiazem Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules are indicated for the treatment of hypertension and for the management of chronic stable angina.
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