Cardizem LA Dosage
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Generic name: Diltiazem Hydrochloride 120mg
Dosage form: tablet, extended release
Take CARDIZEM LA once a day at approximately the same time. Do not chew or crush the tablet.
Initiate dosing at 180 to 240 mg once daily, although some patients may respond to lower doses. Titrate according to blood pressure to a maximum of 540 mg daily. Maximum antihypertensive effect is usually observed by 14 days of chronic therapy.
Initiate dosing at 180 mg once daily and increase dose at intervals of 7 to 14 days if adequate response is not obtained, to a maximum of 360 mg.
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