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Cardivas 12.5 MG Tablet 10

Cardivas 12.5 MG Tablet 10


    • Rs. 75.00

    Uses :

    Carvedilol is used to lower blood pressure levels and prevent heart failure. Carvedilol is also used to treat heart problems such as irregular pumping of blood, after the heart attack. Additionally, carvedilol is used to treat signs and symptoms of angina.

    Mode of drug action

    Carvedilol is a beta-blocker. Carvedilol prevents heart failure by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors, thus, reducing the heart rate and myocardial oxygen demand. Carvedilol also decreases the systemic vascular resistance, which relaxes the blood vessels of the heart and allows the blood to flow easily.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of carvedilol include angina pectoris, hypotension, nausea, visual disturbance, hypotension, drowsiness or dizziness, diarrhea, impotence, dry eyes, fatigue, lack of energy or weakness


    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Carvedilol may cause dizziness or tiredness when taken for the first time, so take the drug during bedtime. Avoid performing heavy tasks such as driving or working with machines.

    • Do not discontinue carvedilol drug suddenly, as it may cause abnormal heart rhythms or worsen the carvedilol side effects. So gradual tapering of the dose is required.

    • Do not take Carvedilol if you are suffering from asthma, bronchitis or severe lung diseases.

    • Carvedilol should not be stopped abruptly, the treatment should be continued throughout the life.

    • Do not take Cardivas tablet while using other beta-blockers or calcium channel blockers, as they may interact with the Cardivas tablet and decrease the efficacy of the drug.

    What else should I know?

    1. I am alcoholic. How can I use carvedilol? Alcoholic should use the drug with caution. Avoid alcohol within two hours before or after taking the Cardivas drug.

    2. Can use tab Cardivas during breastfeeding? No, Cardivas may enter into breast milk and it can harm the baby.

    3. Can I use Cardivas tablet along with diuretics No, Cardivas drug may interact with diuretics and worsen the side effects of Cardivas.

    4. I am suffering from malaria. Can I use carvedilol? No, anti-malarial drugs such as mefloquine may cause alterations in the heart rhythms during concomitant use.

    5. I am diabetic. Can I take carvedilol? Consult with the doctor before using the medication and know the risks and benefits associated with the carvedilol drug.

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