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BRAND LISTING - Cartia XT (Diltiazem HCL Extended Release)
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CARTIA XT (DILTIAZEM HCL EXTENDED RELEASE)

Treat Angina or Hypertension with Cartia XT

Have you recently been diagnosed with angina or high blood pressure? Cartia XT is a calcium channel blocker (CCB) that can help to reduce the chest pains of angina and lower your blood pressure, but there is no cure for either of these medical conditions, only treatment. By taking an active part in your treatment with Cartia XT, you can reduce your risk of a heart attack, stroke, or kidney disease. Change you bad eating habits, use your energy to exercise instead of looking for the remote, cut back on your alcohol consumption, and quit smoking. Talk to your doctor, a nutritionist, or maybe an exercise coach and take some advice.

How The Active Ingredient Works

The active ingredient in Cartia XT is Diltiazem HCl Extended Release. When taken as directed, this drug will block calcium from entering into the muscle cells of your heart and neighboring arteries. This action will decrease the force and rate of the contractions of your heart. The muscles surrounding the arteries will relax so there is no constriction and allows for a better blood flow. This results in less work your heart has to do to pump blood around your body to other organs and tissues. When your heart is not working as hard, the pain of angina is relieved and your blood pressure will come down now the arteries are able to carry blood without exertion.

Angina and Hypertension

The symptoms of angina resemble signs of a heart attack, which it may very well be unless you seek treatment. Your narrowed arteries struggle to keep up when your heart is pumping faster to meet the increased demands of your body when you exerting yourself with exercise, lifting and toting large or heavy objects, or climbing stairs. You feel a pain and tightness in your chest that will subside as you relax. If this pain lasts longer than several minutes, seek medical help as it may be a heart attack.

Hypertension has no symptoms, which is why it is so important to see your doctor regularly. The constant straining of your heart to pump blood and the pressure building in your arteries can cause atherosclerosis and heart failure eventually. A change in your lifestyle and Cartia XT is a good place to start on the road to living longer.

Before You Start Taking Cartia XT

Ask your doctor if Cartia XT is safe to take while you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or are breast feeding. Explain other medical conditions or allergies you have to your doctor and list all OTC and Rx drugs you currently take or use. Include herbal preparations and vitamin or dietary supplements as well so you doctor can determine if Cartia XT is right for you.

Proper Use of Cartia XT

Talk to your doctor before you start, stop, or change your dosage of any medications as this can affect how Cartia XT will work for you. Keep all medications out of children’s reach and do not share Cartia XT with others. Swallow Cartia XT whole in order for the extended release formula to be affective.

Possible Side Effects of Cartia XT

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Flushing
  • Nausea

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