Caditone 12.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Caditone 12.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Caditone Tablet

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Uses of Caditone Tablet

Caditone 12.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), hypertension and heart failure.
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Side effects of Caditone Tablet

Common

Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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How to use Caditone Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Caditone 12.5mg Tablet with food.

How Caditone Tablet works

Caditone 12.5mg tablet is an alpha and beta blocker. It lowers blood pressure by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to organ.

In Depth Information on Caditone Tablet

Expert advice for Caditone Tablet

  • Do not take carvedilol if you are allergic to carvedilol or any of the other ingredient of this medicine, or other beta-blockers.
  • Do not drive or operate machines if you have just begun taking carvedilol or have had a change of dose, as carvedilol may cause dizziness or tiredness. 
  • Do not stop taking this medicine suddenly.
  • The medicine can cause fatigue and erectile dysfunction.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Caditone 12.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Carvedilol with alcohol may have additive effects in
lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Caditone 12.5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Caditone 12.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Caditone 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Caditone 12.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Caditone 12.5mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Caditone 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Caditone 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Caditone 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Lipaglyn 4mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Caditone 12.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Carvedilol

Caditone belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Caditone relaxes and widens the blood vessels, making it easier for a weak heart to pump blood at a slower rate and hence reducing the blood pressure and strain on your heart.
Caditone is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina (chest pain that occurs when the arteries that supply your heart with blood carrying oxygen are narrowed which causes less oxygen to reach your heart muscles (angina) and for heart failure (weakening of heart muscles).
Caditone is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Caditone is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Caditone.
Caditone belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
No, Caditone is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
No, Caditone is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
No, Caditone is not a diuretic. Caditone belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Swelling (fluid overload) has not been seen as a side effect of Caditone. There could be an increase in the symptoms of heart failure like fluid overload (or swelling) after you start taking Caditone. Please consult your doctor as it may worsen your underlying heart condition.
No, Caditone is not a calcium channel blocker. Caditone belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
No, Caditone is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
No, Caditone is not a nitrate. Caditone belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Caditone with lisinopril?
Caditone and lisinopril both lower the blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Caditone with sildenafil?
Caditone and sildenafil may increase each other's effects. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together as there could be more side effects of taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Caditone with hydrochlorothiazide?
Caditone and hydrochlorothiazide both lower blood pressure. Also, Caditone increases and hydrochlorothiazide decreases serum potassium. The effect of interaction is not clear, please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
An increase in cough is has been reported as one of the side effects of Caditone. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an increase in cough or you start experiencing cough after taking Caditone.
Q. Can I take Caditone with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Caditone due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Caditone with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Paracetamol (acetaminophen) may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Caditone due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Caditone with naproxen?
Naproxen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Caditone due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Yes, Caditone can cause weight gain. Sometimes, the symptoms of your heart failure may worsen while taking Caditone, particularly at the start of your treatment. This may result in increased symptoms (e.g. tiredness, shortness of breath) and signs of fluid retention (e.g. weight gain and swelling of the legs). Caditone should always be taken after consultation with a doctor.
Erectile dysfunction has been reported as an uncommon side effect of Caditone. Please consult your doctor if you having the problem before the start of Caditone or if you experience this side effect after the start treatment.
Yes, Caditone can lower heart rate especially if more than required dose is taken. Please consult your doctor in case you have taken an overdose Caditone or you are experiencing this symptom while taking Caditone.
Caditone has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Caditone.
No, Caditone does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
A headache has been reported as one of the very common side effects of Caditone. Please consult if you experience frequent headaches while taking Caditone as the dose may need to be changed.
Caditone is not an alpha blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Fatigue has been reported as a very common side effect of Caditone. Please talk to your doctor if you experience this symptom as your dose may need to be changed.
Yes, Caditone can cause dizziness as a side effect. It is a very common side effect associated with its use and will mainly occur at the start of the treatment. Kindly talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect, you may need to take some precautions.
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