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Dilzem Side Effects

Common Dilzem Side Effects


The most commonly reported Dilzem side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Dysuria (3)
Pyrexia (3)
Erythema Multiforme (3)
Dyspnoea (2)
Blister (2)
Pruritus (2)
Malaise (2)
Skin Exfoliation (1)
Rash Maculo-papular (1)
Toxic Skin Eruption (1)
Hyponatraemia (1)
Rash (1)
Hypertension (1)
Malignant Neoplasm Progression (1)
Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis (1)
Large Intestinal Ulcer (1)
Nausea (1)
Osteonecrosis (1)
Parkinsonism (1)
Pulmonary Embolism (1)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Dilzem Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Dilzem reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Dilzem on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Parkinsonism
This is a report of a 82-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from SZ, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: essential hypertension, who was treated with Dilzem (diltiazem) (dosage: NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Aspirin (acetylsalicylic Acid)
  • Sortis (atorvastatin Calcium)
  • Nexium (esomeprazole Magnesium)
  • Andriol (testosterone Undecanoate)
  • Diovan (valsartan)
  • Transtec (buprenorphine)
  • Chondrosulf (chondroitin Sulfate Sodium)
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Parkinsonism
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Dilzem (diltiazem) treatment in male patients, resulting in parkinsonism side effect.

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Pyrexia, Rash, Malaise, Blister, Dyspnoea, Erythema Multiforme, Dysuria
This report suggests a potential Dilzem Nausea, Diarrhoea, Pyrexia, Rash, Malaise, Blister, Dyspnoea, Erythema Multiforme, Dysuria side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 64-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from CH was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: atrial fibrillation,atrial flutter and used Dilzem (dosage: 60 Mg, 3 In 1 D, Oral) starting Feb 03, 2006. Soon after starting Dilzem the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Pyrexia
  • Rash
  • Malaise
  • Blister
  • Dyspnoea
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Dysuria
Drugs used concurrently: NA.The patient was hospitalized. Although Dilzem demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as nausea, may still occur.

Gastrointestinal Disorder
This Gastrointestinal Disorder problem was reported by a health professional from UNITED KINGDOM. A 69-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA. On May 27, 2010 this consumer started treatment with Dilzem (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Cyclosporine
  • Lansoprazole
  • Infliximab, Recombinant
  • Infliximab, Recombinant
  • Cardura
  • Cozaar
  • Zopiclone
  • Lansoprazole
When commencing Dilzem, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Gastrointestinal Disorder
The patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as gastrointestinal disorder, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Agranulocytosis, Diarrhoea Haemorrhagic, Disease Recurrence, Large Intestinal Ulcer, Pyrexia, Vomiting
This is a report of a 76-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from SWITZERLAND. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Dilzem /00489701 (dosage: 90 Mg Q Day Po) starting May 18, 2006. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Navelbine (Df Iv)
  • Navelbine (Df Iv)
  • Carboplatin (Df Iv)
  • Carboplatin (Df Iv)
  • Gemzar (Df Iv)
  • Omeprazole (20 Mg Q Day Po)
  • Aspirin
  • Coversum
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Agranulocytosis
  • Diarrhoea Haemorrhagic
  • Disease Recurrence
  • Large Intestinal Ulcer
  • Pyrexia
  • Vomiting
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Dilzem /00489701 treatment could cause the above reactions, including agranulocytosis, and some male subjects may be more susceptible.


Dysuria, Erythema Multiforme, Pulmonary Embolism
A 64-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from SWITZERLAND with the following symptoms/conditions: atrial fibrillation,atrial flutter started Dilzem treatment (dosage: 60 Mg Tid Po) on Feb 03, 2006. Soon after starting Dilzem treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Dysuria
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Pulmonary Embolism
Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some female patients could be more vulnerable to Dilzem.

Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Dermatitis Infected, Dermo-hypodermitis, Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased, Henoch-schonlein Purpura, Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis
A 71-year-old female patient from SWITZERLAND (weight: NA) experienced symptoms, such as: atrial fibrillation,cardiac flutter,dermatitis infected and was treated with Dilzem(dosage: 90 Mg Bid Po). The treatment was initiated on Apr 10, 2005. After that a consumer reported the following side effect(s):
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
  • Dermatitis Infected
  • Dermo-hypodermitis
  • Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased
  • Henoch-schonlein Purpura
  • Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis
Concurrently used drugs, which potentially could have contributed to side effect(s) or affected Dilzem efficacy: NA.The patient was hospitalized.

Hypertension, Hyponatraemia
In this report, Dilzem was administered for the following condition: essential hypertension.A 76-year-old female consumer from SWITZERLAND (weight: NA) started Dilzem treatment (dosage: 120 Mg Bid Po) on Mar 24, 2006.Sometime after starting the treatment, the patient complained of the following side effect(s):
  • Hypertension
  • Hyponatraemia
A possible interaction with other drugs could have contributed to this reaction:
  • Nitroderm (10 Mg Per24hr Td)
  • Nitroderm (10 Mg Per24hr Td)
  • Perlinganit (Var Con Iv)
  • Tramadol Hcl (Var Q Day Po)
  • Mysoline (250 Mg Tid Po)
  • Vitarubin
  • Valproic Acid
  • Oxazepam
The patient was hospitalized.Establishing a causal relationship between a specific drug and consumer's side effects is complex, but it is possible that in this report Dilzem treatment could be related to the listed above side effect(s).

Pruritus, Rash Maculo-papular, Toxic Skin Eruption
This is a report of the following Dilzem-rr side effect(s):
  • Pruritus
  • Rash Maculo-papular
  • Toxic Skin Eruption
A 64-year-old male patient from SWITZERLAND (weight: NA) presented with the following condition: atrial flutter,atrial fibrillation and received a treatment with Dilzem-rr (dosage: 180 Mg Q Day Po) starting: Mar 24, 2006.The following concurrently used drugs could have generated interactions:
  • Concor (10 Mg Q Day Po)
  • Sintrom
  • Cozaar
  • Torem /01036501/
  • Eltroxin
  • Simvastatin
The patient was hospitalized.This report suggests that a Dilzem-rr treatment could be associated with the listed above side effect(s).

Blister, Dyspnoea, Dysuria, Erythema Multiforme, Malaise, Pruritus, Pyrexia, Skin Exfoliation
This Dilzem report was submitted by a 64-year-old female consumer from AUSTRALIA (weight: NA). The patient was diagnosed with: atrial fibrillation,atrial flutter and Dilzem was administered (dosage: 60 Mg Tid Po) starting: Feb 03, 2006. The consumer developed a set of symptoms:
  • Blister
  • Dyspnoea
  • Dysuria
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Malaise
  • Pruritus
  • Pyrexia
  • Skin Exfoliation
Other drugs used simultaneously: NA.The patient was hospitalized.Those unexpected symptoms could be linked to a Dilzem treatment, however establishing a potential drug-safety problem requires a more detailed clinical analysis.

Bone Disorder, Malignant Neoplasm Progression, Osteonecrosis
This is a report of a possible correlation between Dilzem ^goedecke^ use and the following symptoms/side effect(s):
  • Bone Disorder
  • Malignant Neoplasm Progression
  • Osteonecrosis
which could contribute to an assessment of Dilzem ^goedecke^ risk profile.A female consumer from (weight: NA) was suffering from myocardial ischaemia,pain and was treated with Dilzem ^goedecke^ (dosage: 1 Df, Bid) starting Nov 01, 2002.Other concurrent medications:
  • Metalgin (20 Drp, Qid)
  • Pentalong 50 (50 Mg, Bid)
  • Palladon (8 Mg, Tid)
  • Vioxx (25 Mg, Qd)
  • Alkeran (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Prednisolone (100 Mg, Unk)




Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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