High Blood Pressure

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Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a cardiac Chronic (medicine) Disease in which the systemic arterial blood pressure ...
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Lisinopril 6,552 Atenolol 5,026 Hydrochlorothiazide 3,755
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Diltiazem
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Verapamil
Other name: Calan (Calan)
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3.0
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Tachycardia
Angina
Arrythmia
Chronic Heart Failure*
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Migraines*
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Tachycardia
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Diltiazem is a non-dihydropyridine (non-DHP) member of the class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers, used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and some types of arrhythmia.It is also an effective preventive medication for migraine. ...
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Verapamil (brand names: Isoptin, Verelan, Verelan PM, Calan, Bosoptin, Covera-HS) is an L-type calcium channel blocker of the phenylalkylamine class. It has been used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, ...
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About Diltiazem
Diltiazem is a non-dihydropyridine (non-DHP) member of the class of drugs known as calcium channel blockers, used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and some types of arrhythmia.It is also an effective preventive medication for migraine. ...
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About Verapamil
Verapamil (brand names: Isoptin, Verelan, Verelan PM, Calan, Bosoptin, Covera-HS) is an L-type calcium channel blocker of the phenylalkylamine class. It has been used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, ...
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all different. I did get relief from verapamil when I was...
" ...we are all different. I did get relief from verapamil when I was obstructed. I ...symptoms got worse on the Verapamil and we switched to Diltiazem which seems to have improved... "

I was switched to diltiazem instead of the Verapamil...
" ...am on Atenolol 25mg at night ...I was also taking Verapamil at the time, and ...for sure. I was switched to diltiazem instead of the Verapamil and I feel much better. I do get dizzy when ... "

blocker. He put me on diltiazem (Cardizem). It works...
" ...am also allergic to verapamil. It worked on my hemiplegic ...me. Last year, my neurologist decided to try another calcium channel blocker. He put me on diltiazem (Cardizem). It works very well.... "

erratic beats and lowered my pressure and no mood problems....
" ...problem. I got extremely depressed on the maximum dose of verapamil but on ...Beta blocker didn't help but the diltiazem stopped the erratic beats and lowered my pressure and no mood problems. ... "

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Recently I was put on Diltiazem and it worked just fine....
" ...was on Verapamil for a week. I took it and had the usual fatigue , dizziness , slower heart rate, muscle aches in my legs ...the Verapamil. Recently I was put on Diltiazem and it worked just fi... "

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diuretics I?ve switched from Verapamil to Diltiazem TR. I...
" ...a water issue, and since I have to limit my diuretics I?ve switched from Verapamil to Diltiazem TR. I still have a water issue, but this arrangement seems to be... "

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meds from Diltiazem 120mg to Verapamil 120mg. When I have...
" ...Diltiazem 120mg to Verapamil 120mg. When I have my episodes I don't bother going to doctor anymore instead I sleep cause I can't do nothing else. I usuallly stay in bed from 2 to 3 days. I need... "

need to start an infusion while Verapamil can be given as...
" The problem with Diltiazem is that you need to start an infusion while Verapamil can be given as intermittent... "

a day of work. The switched me to diltiazem and it helped...
" ...was on verapamil for many years and ...So the cardio put me on atenolol 25mg at night ...and whoozy that I had to miss a day of work. The switched me to diltiazem and it helped. I would rec... "

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and the use of verapamil and diltiazem in patients...
" ...release nifedipine, and the use of verapamil and diltiazem in patients with heart failure, LV systolic dysfunction, or ...can be used if treatment with a calcium channel blocker is necessary... "

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