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Diltiazem

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6.2
6.4  Effectiveness
4.1  Side Effects
5  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 5 Diltiazem side effects and 2 Diltiazem benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Diltiazem, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 12.5% 75% 12.5% 0%
Blood Pressure 12.5% 0% 62.5% 25% 0%
Breathing 0% 12.5% 75% 12.5% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 12.5% 75% 12.5% 0%
Digestion 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 12.5% 75% 12.5% 0%
Energy 12.5% 0% 75% 12.5% 0%
Eyesight 0% 12.5% 75% 12.5% 0%
Memory 12.5% 0% 87.5% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 12.5% 0% 87.5% 0% 0%
Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Patience 0% 0% 87.5% 12.5% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 12.5% 0% 87.5% 0% 0%
Sleep 0% 25% 50% 12.5% 12.5%
Stress Level 12.5% 0% 75% 12.5% 0%
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Commonly Reported Diltiazem Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Headache 75% 0% 12.5% 0% 12.5%
Skin Rash 75% 0% 0% 0% 25%
Loss of Taste 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Fatigue 75% 0% 12.5% 0% 12.5%
Depression 87.5% 0% 0% 12.5% 0%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
Constipation 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 75% 12.5% 0% 12.5% 0%
Dizziness 62.5% 25% 0% 12.5% 0%
Insomnia 87.5% 0% 12.5% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 85.7% 0% 0% 0% 14.3%
Cold Hands and/or Feet 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Diltiazem Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Swelling around the Eyes 66.7% 16.7% 0% 16.7% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 85.7% 0% 14.3% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 83.3% 0% 0% 0% 16.7%
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 66.7% 0% 0% 33.3% 0%
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User Comments about Diltiazem
30 Dec 2011 i have tried other heart medications and this one seem little side effects
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03 Jun 2010 It has really helped regulate my heart rate and therefore I do not get out of breath.
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17 Sep 2009 Ended up with drug-induced lupus
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17 Jul 2009 Very effective, I have been taking it for last 5 years and it has helped my blood pressure. However, when I take it in the morning, I do feel slight dizziness and fatigue.
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