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Myozem tablet 60 mg 3x10's

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Myozem tablet contains Diltiazem | belongs to Calcium antagonist

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How it works

Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s works by inhibiting the influx of calcium into the muscles and causes relaxation of the muscles.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s

  • Body pain severe
  • Cough severe
  • Fever severe
  • Chest discomfort severe
  • Headache severe
  • Diarrhea severe
  • Swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or lower legs severe
  • Sneezing
  • Sneezing
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain
  • Skin rash

Uses of Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension

    Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s is used in the treatment of hypertension which is an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and environmental factors.

  • Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis

    Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s is used in the treatment of angina pectoris which is a type of heart disease characterized by chest pain caused due to emotional stress and smoking.

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s is used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation which is a type of heart disease characterized by irregular and fast heart rate.

  • Supraventricular Tachycardia

    Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s is used in the treatment of supraventricular tachycardia which is a type of heart disease characterized by fast heartbeat.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 2 to 4 hours for an immediate release tablet, 11 to 18 hours for an extended release tablet and 10 to 14 hours for an extended release capsule.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 9 to 12 hours for an immediate release tablet, 12 to 24 hours for an extended release tablet, 15 to 30 hours for an extended release capsule, 9 to 12 hours for a single intravenous dose, 12 to 15 hours for an infusion.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine, especially when you start taking the medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use under the supervision of the doctor, only if clinical condition clearly requires the use of this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Use only if clearly needed under the doctor's supervision. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known allergy to Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s or any medicine belongs to the class calcium channel blockers.

  • Hypotension

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with the systolic blood pressure less than 90 mm Hg.

  • Acute myocardial infarction

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with known case of myocardial infarction.

  • Sick sinus syndrome

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with sick sinus syndrome except in the presence of a functioning ventricular pacemaker.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women. Use under the supervision of the doctor, only if clinical condition clearly requires the use of this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Use only if clearly needed under the doctor's supervision. Monitoring of blood pressure is necessary.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Hypotension

    Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s may further decrease the blood pressure which results in symptomatic hypotension. Frequent monitoring of blood pressure is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

  • Cardiac Conduction

    Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s may cause slow heart rates and this effect is more in the patients who are on beta-blockers or digitalis. Frequent monitoring of heart function is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

  • Impaired liver function

    Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s may cause a mild elevation in the liver enzymes like alkaline phosphatase, LDH, SGOT, SGPT. These levels return to normal once the medicine is discontinued. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary. Dose adjustments are to be made based on the clinical condition.

  • Skin reaction

    Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s may cause rare but severe skin reactions like Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolusis, erythema multiforme and/or exfoliative dermatitis. Any symptoms of skin rash or itching should be reported to the doctor.

  • Pediatric use

    The safety and efficacy of Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s is not established in the children.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. However, the missed dose should be skipped if it is almost time for your next dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Carbamazepine severe
  • Itraconazole severe
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Atorvastatin moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s is not recommended in the patients with aortic stenosis as it may worsen the myocardial oxygen balance.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

You should carefully follow all instructions on the label. The duration and amount of medicine consumed should be as prescribed by the doctor. It can be taken with food or after food. An adequate amount of water should be consumed to minimize the irritation caused in the stomach.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

How to use Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s

UNLICENSED USE
Children: Raynaud’s syndrome: ORAL:12-18 yr, 30-60 mg 2-3 times daily.

what are the adverse effects of Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s

Bradycardia, 1st degree AV block, ankle oedema, nausea, headache, rash, flushing, hypotension, GI upset, fatigue, gingival hyperplasia. Changes in liver function, hepatitis, palpitations, dizziness, malaise, asthaenia, erythema, pruritus, hyperglycaemia. Mood changes incl depression.

What is the dose of Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s

Adults: Usually 60 mg three times daily, increasing if necessary to max 480 mg daily in divided doses. Elderly: Initially 60 mg twice daily. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Myozem tablet 60 mg 3×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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