Cardizem vs Coreg

Cardizem
(Rx)
Coreg
(Rx)
Cardizem is a cardiovascular medication and a calcium channel blocker.
Coreg is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for A Fib
2.4
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
2.4
Approval Date
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November 5, 1982
September 14, 1995
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,878 Discussions
12,298 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for A Fib
#2 for Tachycardia
#4 for Arrythmia
#6 for Angina
Cardizem is prescribed for A Fib, Tachycardia, High Blood Pressure and Arrythmia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Coreg is prescribed for Chronic Heart Failure, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure and Heart Attack and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Car
Palpitations
5
Dizziness
3
Nausea
1
Hair Loss
1
Dehydration
1
Heart Pounding
1
Shaking
1
Pneumonia
1
Hypotensive
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Cor
Tiredness
10
Cardiomyopathy
5
Shortness of Breath
4
Dizziness
4
Weight Gain
3
PVC's
3
Depression
2
Weakness
2
Weight Loss
2
Palpitations
2
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Cardizem
Car
Coreg
Cor
Palpitations
Car
Cor
5
2
Dizziness
Car
Cor
3
4
Nausea
Car
Cor
1
0
Hair Loss
Car
Cor
1
0
Dehydration
Car
Cor
1
0
Heart Pounding
Car
Cor
1
0
Shaking
Car
Cor
1
0
Pneumonia
Car
Cor
1
0
Hypotensive
Car
Cor
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Car
Cor
1
0
Tiredness
Cor
Car
10
0
Cardiomyopathy
Cor
Car
5
0
Shortness of Breath
Cor
Car
4
0
Dizziness
Cor
Car
4
3
Weight Gain
Cor
Car
3
0
PVC's
Cor
Car
3
0
Depression
Cor
Car
2
0
Weakness
Cor
Car
2
0
Weight Loss
Cor
Car
2
0
Palpitations
Cor
Car
2
5
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Cardizem during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Coreg during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Cardizem and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Coreg and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg, 120 mg
Solution: 100 mg, 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 5 mg/mL
Tablet: 3.125 mg, 6.25 mg, 12.5 mg, 25 mg
Food Instructions
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Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Diltiazem Hcl
Carvedilol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cardizem and Coreg: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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