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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).]
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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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diltiazem

n diltiazem m
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Par purchased morphine sulfate extended-release capsules (Kadian), fentanyl transdermal system CII, (Duragesic), nifedipine extended-release tablets (Adalat CC), diltiazem hydrochloride extended-release capsules, (Cardizem CD), and metoclopramide hydrochloride tablets (Reglan).
The five currently marketed products include morphine sulfate extended release capsules, the generic version of Kadian; fentanyl transdermal system CII, the generic equivalent of Duragesic; nifedipine extended release tablets, the generic version of Adalat CC; diltiazem hydrochloride extended release capsules, the generic equivalent of Cardizem CD; and metoclopramide hydrochloride tablets, the generic version of Reglan.
And the 6th Circuit used an even tougher standard in its 2003 decision In re Cardizem CD Antitrust Litigation.
Videx EC (United Bristol Myers Squibb States and Canada) Co./Bristol Myers Squibb Canada Diltiazem Cardizem CD 360 mg BTA Pharmaceuticals Inc.
one of the first reverse settlements--or at least one of the first that attracted significant public scrutiny--involved Cardizem CD, a brand-name prescription calcium channel blocker used to treat several heart ailments such as hypertension and angina.
manufactured and marketed the prescription drug Cardizem CD, used to
In 1998, in the In Re: Cardizem CD Antitrust Litigation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin (now a subsidiary of WellPoint Inc.) and Aetna Inc., took the lead to end the increasingly common practice whereby brand name pharmaceutical companies paid their would-be generic competitors to delay the introduction of lower cost generic drugs to the market.
Under the settlement, the drug manufacturers -- Aventis and Andrx -- must pay $80 million to compensate consumers, state agencies and insurance companies who overpaid for Cardizem CD and its generic equivalents.
(141) A somewhat similar agreement between Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc., the manufacturer of Cardizem CD, and Andrx Pharmaceuticals, the producer of a generic form of Cardizem CD, was also found to be a per se illegal restraint of trade in violation of section 1 of the Sherman Act.
This lawsuit, which alleges that Aventis and Andrx unlawfully collaborated to keep a cheaper generic version of Cardizem CD (diltiazem HCl) off the market, is without merit.
The patients' mean age was 62 years, and all had been taking the long-acting formulation of the drug (Cardizem CD) for 6-11 months before the eruption occurred.