diltiazem


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dil·ti·a·zem

 (dĭl-tī′ə-zĕm′)
n.
A calcium channel blocker drug, C22H26N2O4S, that acts as a coronary vasodilator and is used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat angina pectoris and hypertension.

[(vaso)dil(ator) + -tiazem, suff. for calcium channel blockers (shortening and alteration of benzothiazepine, class of compounds : benzo- + thi(o)- + az(o)- + ep(oxide) + -ine).]

diltiazem

(dɪlˈtaɪəˌzɛm)
n
(Pharmacology) a benzothiapine and a calcium channel blocker, used to treat angina and arrhythmia
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Noun1.diltiazem - a calcium blocker (trade name Cardizem) used in treating hypertension or angina or heart failure
calcium blocker, calcium-channel blocker - any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine
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Medically, treatment consists of increased water intake, incorporation of more fiber in the diet, undertaking warm sitz baths a couple times a day, and application of a pea-sized amount of topical 2% diltiazem three times daily on the outside of the anus for 6-8 weeks.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved diltiazem hydrochloride (Tiadylt ER) extended release capsules to be marketed in multiple strengths of 120mg, 180mg, 240mg, 300mg and 420mg.
This period included patients having received diltiazem during their postoperative stay in our Intensive Care Unit and surgical ward, and those that did not receive it.
7 There are also reports of CCBs like diltiazem causing lichenoid purpura,8 and amlodipine causing petechia.
The antianginal ejects of CCBs like diltiazem have been well established.
2% diltiazem or 2% nifedipine in soft white paraffin to the anoderm with finger tips or applicator after passing stools.
To the authors' knowledge, this was the second reported successful reversal of diltiazem toxicity with Intralipid therapy.
The health care provider orders diltiazem (Cardizem[R]) 120 mg by mouth twice a day.
Diltiazem gel (Crema gele) was applied over the affected area BID after cleaning with topical Povidone iodine solution.
A 62-year-old female with a history of schizophrenia was found unresponsive after ingesting supratherapeutic amounts of diltiazem and valsartan.
Objective: To further resolve the clinical equipoise on the choice of chemical sphincterotomy agent for early symptomatic relief of anal fissure by comparing the effectiveness of 2% Diltiazem gel with 0.
Objective: To study the effect of monosodium glutamate on the fallopian tube of adult Sprague Dawley rat and prevention of this effect with diltiazem.