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Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR

Manufacturer: Biochem Pharmaceutical Inds
Medicine composition: Diltiazem
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR obstructs calcium function, to effectively relax heart muscles and blood vessels. The drug is prescribed to patients who suffer from high blood pressure issues or have angina. Patients with various disorders of the heart rhythm may also be prescribed Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR. The medicine is taken orally and the dosage should be strictly taken according to the prescription. This is primarily because Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR can cause certain side effects, which may aggravate if the dosage is not right. Some side effects of Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR are-

Other side effects may also occur, in which case a doctor should be immediately considered.

The medicine is generally not prescribed to patients with severe heart problems, for instance an AV block or suffer from hypotension. It is also not recommended for patients who have had a heart attack very recently. Doctors should be informed about any kidney problems, liver disease or allergies to make sure that the drug is safe for consumption. It is also not recommended for pregnant women or mothers who are breast feeding, unless absolutely essential. It is available either in the form of a table or a capsule, the drug is meant to be taken orally. Stopping the medicine suddenly can lead to severe consequences. In case the drug needs to be stopped it should be done gradually. It is always best that patients on Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR keep checking their blood pressure to ensure that it is at the desired level. Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR should be stored at room temperature and kept away from heat as well as moisture. An over dose of the drug can be highly fatal. Emergency medical aid should be acquired in this case.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.

  • Hypertension

    Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR is used in the treatment of hypertension which is an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and environmental factors.
  • Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis

    Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR is used in the treatment of angina pectoris which is a type of heart disease characterized by chest pain caused due to emotional stress and smoking.
  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR is used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation which is a type of heart disease characterized by irregular and fast heart rate.
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia

    Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR is used in the treatment of supraventricular tachycardia which is a type of heart disease characterized by fast heartbeat.
  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known allergy to Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR or any medicine belongs to the class calcium channel blockers.
  • Hypotension

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with the systolic blood pressure less than 90 mm Hg.
  • Acute myocardial infarction

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with known case of myocardial infarction.
  • Sick sinus syndrome

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with sick sinus syndrome except in the presence of a functioning ventricular pacemaker.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 9 to 12 hours for an immediate release tablet, 12 to 24 hours for an extended release tablet, 15 to 30 hours for an extended release capsule, 9 to 12 hours for a single intravenous dose, 12 to 15 hours for an infusion.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 4 hours for an immediate release tablet, 11 to 18 hours for an extended release tablet and 10 to 14 hours for an extended release capsule.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use under the supervision of the doctor, only if clinical condition clearly requires the use of this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Use only if clearly needed under the doctor's supervision. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.
  • Overdose instructions

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR belongs to the class non-dihydropyridine calcium-channel blocker. it works by inhibiting the influx of calcium into the myocardial cells and vascular smooth muscle cells thus inhibit the contraction of muscles and dilate the coronary and smooth muscle arteries.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Aortic Stenosis

    Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR is not recommended in the patients with aortic stenosis as it may worsen the myocardial oxygen balance.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine, especially when you start taking the medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Carbamazepine

    Combined use of these medicines is not recommended due to changes in the levels of these medicines. Any symptoms of headache, dizziness, visual disturbances should be reported to the doctor. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition or an alternate medicine should be considered.

    Itraconazole

    Combined use of these medicines is not recommended due to changes in the levels of Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR. Any symptoms of swelling of hands, feet, dizziness should be reported to the doctor. Avoid operating machinery and driving vehicle. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition or an alternate medicine should be considered.

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    The blood levels of oral contraceptives may increase if taken with Dtm 90 MG Tablet SR. Dose adjustments are to be based on the clinical condition or an alternate medicine should be considered.

    Atorvastatin

    These medicines should be used with caution due to increase in the levels of atorvastatin which may cause severe muscle injury. Frequent monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary. Any symptoms of muscle pain, tenderness, dark colored urine should be reported to the doctor. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
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