Zemtard® XL

(diltiazem hydrochloride)

Zemtard® XL

At-a-glance

  • Indicated for treatment of mild to moderate hypertension and prophylaxis and treatment of angina pectoris2-5

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The British National Formulary recommends:6

Different versions of modified-release preparations containing more than 60mg diltiazem hydrochloride may not have the same clinical effect. To avoid confusion between these different formulations of diltiazem, prescribers should specify the brand to be dispensed*

Assumptions and Calculations
  • Percentage savings with Zemtard® XL are calculated based on MIMS list prices.1

  • The NHS list price of Zemtard® XL 120mg is £6.10, 180mg is £6.20, 240mg is £6.30 and 300mg is £6.70, and the NHS list price of Adizem-XL® 120mg is £9.14, 180mg is £10.37, 240mg is £11.52 and 300mg is £9.14 (prices all per 28 capsule pack).1

References
  1. MIMS Online. Accessed May 2020.

  2. Zemtard® 120 XL. Summary of Product Characteristics. July 2018.

  3. Zemtard® 180 XL. Summary of Product Characteristics. July 2018.

  4. Zemtard® 240 XL. Summary of Product Characteristics. July 2018.

  5. Zemtard® 300 XL. Summary of Product Characteristics. July 2018.

  6. British National Formulary 79, March 2020 - September 2020.

  7. Adizem-XL® capsules 120mg. Summary of Product Characteristics. April 2017.

  8. Adizem-XL® capsules 180mg. Summary of Product Characteristics. April 2017.

  9. Adizem-XL® capsules 240mg. Summary of Product Characteristics. April 2017.

  10. Adizem-XL® capsules 300mg. Summary of Product Characteristics. April 2017.

Prescribing Information

*Please note: patients should not be transferred from one diltiazem preparation to another without full clinical assessments and retitration.
Adizem-XL® is a registered trademark of Mundipharma.

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