Trade name: Cardiazem
1. Calcium channel blocker
Inhibition the influx of Ca via cell membrane resulting in a depression of automatically and conduction velocity both smooth & cardiac muscles.
1. Angina pectoris due to coronary artery spasm.
2. Essential HTN.
30mg qid before meals and at bed time.
3. pulmonary congestive
AV block, bradycardia, CHF, and hypotension.
1. Drug should be taken on an empty stomach.
2. Carry sublingual tabs in a glass bottle, tightly capped.
3. Takes sublingual tabs while sitting to avoid postural hypotension.