Diltiazem is used for the treatment of hypertension, angina, heart rhythm disorders, and also chest pains.
How it Works
Diltiazem is known as a calcium channel blocker. It works by inhibiting the influx of calcium ions thus blocking the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels. This then directly reduces the blood pressure and abnormally fast heartbeat. Diltiazem helps to lower the strain the heart has to go through to fulfill the oxygen requirement of the body.
Common Side effects
Some of the side effects that may be experienced are
Seek medical attention immediately if you experience any of the above