ADIZEM XL 120MG X 28
What are Adizem XL Tablets for?
These capsules have been prescribed for you to treat angina (chest pain caused by a reduction of oxygen to the heart muscle) or high blood pressure (hypertension). They contain the active ingredient diltiazem.
How does Adizem work?
Diltiazem belongs to a group of medicines called calcium antagonists. Diltiazem is in a class of medications called calcium-channel blockers. It works by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump as hard. It also increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart.
What are the side effects of Adizem XL 120MG X 28?
Some of the side effects of Adizem include:
- Feeling sick
- Abdominal pain
- Flushing or redness of the skin, itching
- Irregular heartbeat
- Generally feeling unwell
How long does it take for Adizem to work?
Your doctor may give you a different medication to take when you have chest pain. Adizem controls high blood pressure and chest pain (angina) but does not cure them. It may take up to 2 weeks before you feel the full benefit of Adizem.
Can you take ibuprofen with Adizem?
The combination may cause your blood pressure to increase. You may need a dose adjustment or your blood pressure checked more often. Also, if you are already taking the combination and stop taking ibuprofen, your blood pressure may decrease.
Adizem is available for purchase on Drugstore.ng, an online pharmacy in Lagos.