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Diltia XT is used to treat high blood pressure and control chest pain. Cannot be opened, crushed, or chewed. Swallow capsules whole. Take on an empty stomach before breakfast.
Diltia XT Overview
Diltia XT is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure and control chest pain.
Diltia XT belongs to a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. These work by relaxing the blood vessels so the heart does not need to work as hard. Calcium channel blockers also increase the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart.
This medication comes in extended release capsule form. Diltia XT is usually taken 1 time a on an empty stomach before breakfast.
Do not open, crush, or chew the capsule. Swallow the capsule whole.
Common side effects of Diltia XT include headache, flushing, slow heartbeat, and nausea.
Diltia XT can also cause dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Diltia XT affects you.