Channel 20mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:14 am

Channel 20mg Tablet

Uses of Channel 20mg Tablet

Channel 20mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension, Angina

Side effects of Channel 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Channel 20mg Tablet are – Anorexia, Constipation, Diarrhea, Elevated Liver Function Test Results, Indigestion, Nausea, Thirst, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Channel 20mg Tablet

Do not use Channel 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Diltiazem

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Channel 20mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Channel 20mg Tablet works

Channel 20mg Tablet contains – Diltiazem

Diltiazem works by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not have to pump as hard. It also increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart.

Dosage of Channel 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Channel 20mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Channel 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Channel 20mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Drug :- anesthetic: Additive hypotension, possibly decreased cardiac contractility, conductivity, and automaticity.

benzodiazepines: Increased risk of prolonged sedation.

beta blockers: Possibly increased risk of adverse cardiovascular effects.

buspirone: Increased effects and risk of buspirone toxicity.

carbamazepine, cyclosporine, lovastatin, quinidine, theophyllines: Decreased hepatic clearance and increased serum levels of these drugs, leading to toxicity.

cimetidine: Decreased diltiazem metabolism, increased blood diltiazem level.

digoxin: Increased blood digoxin level.

lithium: Possibly neurotoxicity.

NSAIDs: Possibly antagonized antihypertensive effect of diltiazem.

prazocin: Possibly increased risk of hypotension.

procainamide: Possibly increased risk of prolonged QT interval.

quinidine: Increased risk of adverse quinidine effects.

rifampin: Decreased blood diltiazem level to undetectable amounts.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.