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Heartil is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for high blood pressure and angina pectoris (chest pain). It works by relaxing the blood vessels.

Drug information on Heartil (Diltiazem) from Life Medicare & Biotech Private Limited


  CR Capsule/Tablet
Life Medicare & Biotech Private Limited
Generic : Diltiazem
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Medical Condition(s) for which Heartil may be prescribed

Side effects of Heartil

   Central Nervous System : Headache, depression, hallucinations, sleeplessness, tremor, dizziness, fatigue and flushing.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, increased thirst, vomiting, GI discomfort and gum swelling.

   Skin : Rash, redness and photosensitivity.

   Liver : Liver inflammation.

   Eye and ENT : Eye irritation and ringing in the ear.

   Miscellaneous : Dry mouth, ankle swelling, low blood pressure and shortness of breath.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose range is 30 – 60mg/day in divided doses.

How to use Heartil?

It comes as a tablet and capsule, with or without food.

When is Heartil not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with sick sinus syndrome (symptoms include dizziness, confusion, fainting and heart failure), third-degree AV block, low blood pressure, recent heart attack and hypertension.

Warnings and Precautions for Heartil

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of digestive problem, low blood pressure, heart, liver or kidney disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may cause sunburn.

• Monitor electrocardiogram (ECG), heart rate and blood pressure regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Heartil

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Heartil

Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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