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    Diltiazem ER Tablet, Extended Release 24 Hr

    precautions

    What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Diltiazem ER Tablet, Extended Release 24 Hr to children or the elderly?

    If you are:

    Pregnant:

    Only When Necessary:

    Nursing:

    Precaution: Effect Unknown

    An adult over 60:

    management or monitoring precaution: Renal-Half-life may be increased. Follow blood pressure closely. Monitor renal function periodically. Gastrointestinal-May exacerbate pre-existing or cause constipation. Cardiovascular-May cause peripheral edema in the elderly. Hepatic-Monitor liver function periodically.

    Giving diltiazem ER Tablet, Extended Release 24 hr to a child under 12:

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established. Limited data available.

    management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy in pediatrics have not been established.

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