The usual maintenance dose is one tablet (60mg) three times daily in adults. However, patient responses may vary and dosage requirements can differ significantly between individual patients. If necessary the dosage may be increased to 360mg/daily.
Higher doses of up to 480mg/daily have been used with benefit in some patients, especially in unstable angina. There is no evidence of any decrease in efficacy at these high doses.
Elderly and patients with impaired renal function:
The recommended starting dose is one tablet (60mg) twice daily. The heart rate should be measured regularly in these groups of patients and the dose should not be increased if the heart rate falls below 50 beats/minute.
Method of Administration:
For oral use only.
Tablets should be swallowed whole with a little water.
● Prevention and long-term treatment of angina pectoris.
● Treatment of mild to moderate arterial hypertension.
● NOT indicated for acute attacks of angina.
Note: DILTIAZEM MR TABLETS 60MG 100 pack is a prescription-based medication and will be dispensed once a valid written veterinary prescription is received.