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Atrial fibrillation (AF or A-fib) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm), and involves the two upp...
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Diltiazem vs Verapamil

Diltiazem
VS.
Verapamil
Other name: Calan Calan
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for A Fib
1.4
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for A Fib
2.0
Concern level
3.5
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Taken for:
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A Fib*
High Blood Pressure
Tachycardia
Arrythmia
Angina
Chronic Heart Failure*
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Taken for:
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Migraines*
Headaches
High Blood Pressure
A Fib
Tachycardia
Arrythmia
Cluster Headaches*
Angina
Chronic Heart Failure*
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Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Top Concerns
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Itching
6
Dizzy
5
Shortness of Breath
4
Palpitations
4
Depression
3
Burning
3
Rash
3
Nausea
2
Asthma
2
Hemorrhoids
1
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Dizzy
10
Tiredness
7
Vertigo
6
Depression
4
PVC's
4
Palpitations
4
Shortness of Breath
4
Nausea
3
Peyronie's Disease
3
Constipation
3
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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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Verapamil but am doing fine on Diltiazem, also a CCB. It...
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" I couldn't use Verapamil but am doing fine on Diltiazem, also a CCB. It takes 2 - 4 weeks for it to all ...I feel pretty good. They don't seem to happen as often and my chest pains are virtually gone... "

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all different. I did get relief from verapamil when I was...
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" ...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... "

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

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

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using it totally. Diltiazem made me weak (possibly low BP...
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" ...me another calcium blocker, Diltiazem, when I had atrial fibrillation. When I came home, I had to decrease the daily dose to half and then stop using it totally. Diltiazem made me weak (possibly low... "

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

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recently I was given Diltiazem, still a calcium channel...
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" I had a very bad reaction to Verapamil but many take it without problems. More recently I was given Diltiazem, still a calcium channel... "

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

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retics I�ve switched from Verapamil to Diltiazem TR. I sti...
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" ...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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n take a different CCB (Diltiazem) without much trouble. So...
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" ...unpredictable. Many people adore Verapamil and think it works great. I was on it for a week and ended up in ER due to some nasty side effects like chest pain and severe weakness and shortness of... "

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