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Carca 12.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Carca 12.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Carca 12.5mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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₹7.6/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Carca Tablet

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Uses of Carca Tablet

Carca 12.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).
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Carca Tablet side effects

Common

Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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How to use Carca 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. Carca 12.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Carca Tablet works

Carca 12.5mg Tablet is an alpha and beta blocker. It works by slowing down the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

In Depth Information on Carca Tablet

Expert advice for Carca Tablet

  • May cause dizziness in the first few days.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Carca, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • May cause fatigue and erectile dysfunction.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
  • Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
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Carca Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Carca Tablet
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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Carca 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.
Lactation
Carca 12.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Carca 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Carca 12.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Carca 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Carca 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carca 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carca 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Frequently asked questions about Carca Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Carvedilol

Carca belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Carca 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.
Carca 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).
Carca is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Carca is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Carca.
Carca belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
No, Carca is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
No, Carca is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
No, Carca is not a diuretic. Carca belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Swelling (fluid overload) has not been seen as a side effect of Carca. There could be an increase in the symptoms of heart failure like fluid overload (or swelling) after you start taking Carca. Please consult your doctor as it may worsen your underlying heart condition.
No, Carca is not a calcium channel blocker. Carca belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
No, Carca is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
No, Carca is not a nitrate. Carca belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Carca with lisinopril?
Carca and lisinopril both lower the blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carca with sildenafil?
Carca 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 Carca with hydrochlorothiazide?
Carca and hydrochlorothiazide both lower blood pressure. Also, Carca 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 Carca. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an increase in cough or you start experiencing cough after taking Carca.
Q. Can I take Carca with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carca due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carca with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Paracetamol (acetaminophen) may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carca due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carca with naproxen?
Naproxen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carca due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Yes, Carca can cause weight gain. Sometimes, the symptoms of your heart failure may worsen while taking Carca, 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). Carca should always be taken after consultation with a doctor.
Erectile dysfunction has been reported as an uncommon side effect of Carca. Please consult your doctor if you having the problem before the start of Carca or if you experience this side effect after the start treatment.
Yes, Carca can lower heart rate especially if more than required dose is taken. Please consult your doctor in case you have taken an overdose Carca or you are experiencing this symptom while taking Carca.
Carca has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Carca.
No, Carca does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
A headache has been reported as one of the very common side effects of Carca. Please consult if you experience frequent headaches while taking Carca as the dose may need to be changed.
Carca 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 Carca. Please talk to your doctor if you experience this symptom as your dose may need to be changed.
Yes, Carca 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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Taking Carca with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Carca with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Carca with Saroglitazar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saroglitazar: Lipaglyn, Bilypsa
Carca with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Carca with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Carca with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Carca with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Carca with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Carca with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress, Prazocip
Carca with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual, Emzosin, Alfman
Carca with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip, Olyster, Terakare, Teralfa, Zytrin
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