Brand: Cardizem CD, Taztia XT

Drug Type: Calcium-channel blockers

Form: Tablet

Age limit: Children and adults

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Cardizem CD and Taztia XT are brand names for the prescription medication Diltiazem cd 240 mg Tablet. Cardizem, a brand-name medication, contains the oral tablet form of diltiazem. 

There is also a generic version of diltiazem oral capsules in the extended-release form. Generic drugs typically cost less. They might not always be offered in every strength or shape the brand offers.

There is an extended-release capsule form of diazepam. It is offered as an extended-release tablet, an immediate-release tablet, and an intravenous (IV) solutionIt is used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain. 


Administer Diltiazem cd 240 mg Tablet by mouth three to four times daily. The doctor explains the dosing and administration instructions to the patient. One should not consume more than the healthcare professional has directed. It could be detrimental to health. 


The side effects of Diltiazem cd 240 mg Tablet manifest differently in individuals. They are mentioned below:

  1. Feeling unwell
  2. Constipation
  3. Feeling hot
  4. Dizziness
  5. Itching
  6. Nausea
  7. Headache
  8. Pounding heartbeat

If the side effects persist, visit the physician immediately to manage it. One may see adverse side effects in the case of drug interactions.


The dosing schedule depends on factors like the severity of disease and the patients response to the treatment.

  • Chest pain-

To be used orally (as extended-release tablets):

Adults: Take 180 mg once daily, preferably in the morning or evening, for the first few weeks. 

Children- The doctor should assess the use and dosage.

For tablets used as oral dose forms:

Adults—At the beginning, take 30 mg four times daily, before meals and before bed. There is a possibility of a dosage change. 

Children- The specialist should select the use and dosage.

  • High Blood Pressure-

To be used orally (as extended-release tablets):

Adults: Take 180 to 240 mg once daily, preferably in the morning or before night. 

Children- The health care professional must determine the use and dosage.


  1. Refrain from taking this medication if one is allergic to the ingredients. 
  2. Adverse side effects of combining Diltiazem cd 240 mg Tablet with other medicines exist. Book a doctors appointment if this occurs. 
  3. Keep a regular check on the blood pressure levels and signs of chest pain or discomfort. Approach a specialist who records every detail. 
  4. To reap the most significant benefits from this drug, take it frequently. Use it at the same time every day to aid in memory. Even if you feel perfectly all right, continue taking this medication. It could take up to 4 weeks before you fully benefit from this medication to treat high blood pressure.
  5. Do not utilize this medicine when pregnant. Consult the physician if it is needed.   

These necessary precautions are taken for improved health.


Diltiazem cd 240 mg Tablet interacts with other medicines and can reduce the effectiveness of the medication taken. Doctor informs the patient about the drugs that should not be ingested with this medicine. 

Drugs that interact with the given medicine stated below:

  • Clonidine
  • Midazolam
  • Sotalol
  • Quinidine
  • Digitalis
  • Lovastatin
  • Rosuvastatin
  • Rifampin
  • Atenolol
  • Salmeterol

Be aware of the drugs and their uses. 

CHF/AMI, Aortic stenosis, and AV Block interact with this medication. 


Active Ingredient Inactive Ingredients
Diltiazem Hydrochloride Titanium dioxide
Povidone K30
FD&C Blue No.1
Ferrosoferric Oxide

60MG, 180MG

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