Herbesser 90 & 180

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Herbesser 90 & 180 Product Information Leaflets
Brand Name:
Herbesser
Generic Name:
Diltiazem HCI

DESCRIPTION:

Herbesser (diltiazem hydrochloride) is a calcium ion cellular influx inhibitor (slow channel blocker).

COMPOSITION:

Herbesser 90 SR capsules: Each capsule contains Diltiazem Hydrochloride B.P. 90 mg in sustained release form. Herbesser 180 SR capsules: Each capsule contains Diltiazem Hydrochloride B.P. 180 mg in sustained releaseform.

INDICATIONS:

Hypertension: Herbesser is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or in oombination with other antihypertensive medications. Angina: Herbesser is indicated for the treatment of chronic stable angina. Variant Angina.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Diltiazem is contraindited in 1. patients with sick sinus syndrome except in the presence of a functioning ventricular pacemaker 2. patients with second- or third-degree AV block except in the presence of a functioning ventricular pacemaker, 3. patients with severe hypotension (less than 90 mm Hg systolic), 4. Patients who have demonstrated hypersensitivity to the drug, and patients with acute myocardial infarction and pulmonary congestion documented by x-ray on admission.

PRESENTATION:

1. Herbesser 90 SR capsules: Blister pack of 1 X 10 capsules. 2. Herbesser 1 80 SR capsules: Blister pack of 1 X 10 capsules.

Patients should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.