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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of diltiazem HCl oral.

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141 Total User Reviews

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
9/2/2014 3:04:47 AM

Reviewer: Fab, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Not working on controlling my afib or bp. Makes me depressed and very tiref

Condition: High Blood Pressure
6/21/2014 2:45:32 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Having constant muscle and cramping of muscles. Dr. has been going tons of testing trying to figure out what is wrong with me. Finally I am going off medication. Up all night with cramping and muscle aches. Very expensive medicine where I purchase it.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
2/21/2014 7:19:33 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
been on diltiazem cd 180mg 2x a day since sept. 2012. Have not had any side affects and blood pressure is on avg. 135/76 Take pills at night per doctors orders. Take carvediol and diuretics as well.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
1/20/2014 6:57:44 PM

Reviewer: Beach Resident , 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took this drug after switching from another BP med due to ED issues. With in four days I had muscle and joint point in my right arm that was unbearable. The pain subsided after several hours. Continued to have pain the second day that left me with weakened right arm. I have mild hypertension and have elected to go off meds. I work out five days a week and am going to try to avoid medications. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
11/14/2013 2:18:52 PM

Reviewer: westxgirl, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
great at controling blood pressure but had horrible side effect. I was losing all my hair. It was like being on chemo. I have been off of it now 2 months and all my hair is coming back. I was on it 6 months.

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