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DILTIAZEM MODIFIED RELEASE TABLETS 60MG

Active substance(s): DILTIAZEM HYDROCHLORIDE

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Elderly:
If you are elderly or have impaired liver or kidney function, your doctor may reduce your initial dose to 1 tablet twice a day. Your
doctor will probably want to monitor your heart rate.
Children:
Not recommended.
Your doctor will decide the dose that is best for you. The pharmacist's label will also tell you how many tablets to take and how
often. If you are not sure about anything, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Remember, this medicine is for YOU. Do not give it to someone else, even if their symptoms are the same as yours. This medicine
may harm them.
If you forget to take a dose:
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed
dose and continue with the regular dosing schedule. DO NOT DOUBLE THE DOSE.
If you have taken too many tablets:
If you think you have taken too many tablets, contact your doctor straight away or go to the nearest hospital casualty department.
Take with you any remaining tablets and the pack so that the medicine can be identified.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, diltiazem can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
If any of the following occur STOP TAKING the tablets and contact your doctor IMMEDIATELY:
• allergic reaction such as rash, difficulty swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat.
Tell your doctor STRAIGHTAWAY if you notice any of the following effects:
• skin reactions such as peeling or shedding of the skin, blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes and genitals, rashes or pink/red lesions
• inflammation of blood vessels (symptoms include skin rashes or red/purplish spots on the skin)
• slow or irregular heartbeat, feeling your heartbeat (palpitations)
• shortness of breath, tiredness, swollen ankles and legs (signs of heart failure)
• liver problems (symptoms may include yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, dark urine, pale stools, loss of appetite or
stomach discomfort)
• increased sensitivity to sunlight.
The following other effects have been reported. If you notice any of these tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Very common effects that may happen to more than 1 in 10 people:
• swollen legs or ankles.
Common effects that may happen to less than 1 in 1O people:
• headache, dizziness
• flushing, redness of the skin
• feeling sick, constipation, indigestion, stomach pain
• generally feel unwell, weak or tired.
Uncommon effects that may happen to less than 1 in 100 people:
• nervousness, difficulty in sleeping
• a fall in blood pressure on standing up which causes dizziness, light-headedness or fainting
• vomiting, diarrhoea
• change in the levels of liver enzymes shown up in blood tests. This can mean that your liver is not working properly.
Rare effects that may happen to less than 1 in 1000 people:
• dry mouth.
Other effects:
• low blood pressure which may make you feel faint or light-headed
• reduction in blood platelets, which increases risk of bleeding or bruising
• mood changes (including depression)
• changes in muscle tone and/or abnormal body movement
• swollen gums
• sweating
• swelling of breast tissue in males.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at www mhra gov uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you
can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
5. How to store Diltiazem Tablets
Keep this medicine in the original package and protect from light.
Do not take the tablets if the expiry date on the pack has passed. If you have any medicines that are out of date, return them to your
pharmacist for safe disposal.
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN
6. Further information
Ingredients:
Each modified release tablet contains 60mg of diltiazem hydrochloride as the active ingredient. The tablets also contain the inactive
ingredients: lactose, hydrogenated castor oil, macrogol 6000 and magnesium stearate.
What the medicine looks like:
The tablets are white, round and engraved with the company logo on one side and C/066 on the other side.
This medicine is available in pack sizes of 28, 30, 50, 56, 60, 84, 90, 100, 112, 250 and 1000 tablets. (Not all pack sizes may be marketed).
Who makes this medicine and holds the Product Licence:
Crescent Pharma Limited, Units 3 & 4, Quidhampton Business Units, Polhampton Lane, Overton, Hants, RG25 3ED
Date leaflet revised April 2016
If you would like this leaflet in a different format please contact the licence holder at the above address.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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