Diltiazem

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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 ...
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have lost a lot of hair because of diltiazem. I can't stop...
" I have lost a lot of hair because of diltiazem. I can't stop taking it. ...is falling out. I have afib so I... "

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LOSS? I'VE BEEN TAKING DILTIAZEM FOR 2 YEARS BECAUSE OF...
" HAS ANYONE HAD HAIR LOSS? I'VE BEEN TAKING DILTIAZEM FOR 2 YEARS BECAUSE OF HBP AND PSVT'S. IN THE LAST 5 MONTHS I'VE... "

nk. Have started treatment with diltiazem. Hope this can mak...
" ...will take a couple of months I think. Have started treatment with diltiazem. Hope this can make me pain/discomfort free in a couple of... "

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with inappropriate sinus tachicardia and given Diltiazem...
" I have a racing heart, I had a 24 hour monitor and was diagnosed with inappropriate sinus tachicardia and... "

doctor has prescribed 240 mg of Diltiazem for me to start...
" My doctor has prescribed 240 mg of Diltiazem for me to start taking. I am allergic to Lisnopril. Does the Diltiazem contain the same ingredients. I... "

sleep. I have only taken diltiazem in the early morning as...
" ...sleep. I have only taken diltiazem in the early morning as that is when I used to get Afib, so don't know how... "

e racing heart thing and was put on Diltiazem because it is...
" Pauline, I used to get the racing heart thing and was put on Diltiazem because it is also supposed to help calm PVC's. Unfortunately, it did not help mine but... "

pressure. It controls my bp but makes me very depressed...
" I'm on Diltiazem too following AFs and high blood pressure. It controls my bp but makes me very depressed. I am sure it is this drugs. beta... "

my HBP and LVH. Diltiazem was the drug of choice because...
" ...the first place was because of heart palpitiations. It was while investigating that that we discovered my HBP and LVH. Diltiazem was the drug of choice because it would help... "

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have lost a lot of hair because of diltiazem. I can't stop...
" I have lost a lot of hair because of diltiazem. I can't stop taking it. ...is falling out. I have afib so I... "

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LOSS? I'VE BEEN TAKING DILTIAZEM FOR 2 YEARS BECAUSE OF...
" HAS ANYONE HAD HAIR LOSS? I'VE BEEN TAKING DILTIAZEM FOR 2 YEARS BECAUSE OF HBP AND PSVT'S. IN THE LAST 5 MONTHS I'VE... "

nk. Have started treatment with diltiazem. Hope this can mak...
" ...will take a couple of months I think. Have started treatment with diltiazem. Hope this can make me pain/discomfort free in a couple of... "

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with inappropriate sinus tachicardia and given Diltiazem...
" I have a racing heart, I had a 24 hour monitor and was diagnosed with inappropriate sinus tachicardia and... "

doctor has prescribed 240 mg of Diltiazem for me to start...
" My doctor has prescribed 240 mg of Diltiazem for me to start taking. I am allergic to Lisnopril. Does the Diltiazem contain the same ingredients. I... "

sleep. I have only taken diltiazem in the early morning as...
" ...sleep. I have only taken diltiazem in the early morning as that is when I used to get Afib, so don't know how... "

e racing heart thing and was put on Diltiazem because it is...
" Pauline, I used to get the racing heart thing and was put on Diltiazem because it is also supposed to help calm PVC's. Unfortunately, it did not help mine but... "

pressure. It controls my bp but makes me very depressed...
" I'm on Diltiazem too following AFs and high blood pressure. It controls my bp but makes me very depressed. I am sure it is this drugs. beta... "

my HBP and LVH. Diltiazem was the drug of choice because...
" ...the first place was because of heart palpitiations. It was while investigating that that we discovered my HBP and LVH. Diltiazem was the drug of choice because it would help... "

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