Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet

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₹7.5/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Cardivas Tablet

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Uses of Cardivas Tablet

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

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Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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How to use Cardivas 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 Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet with food.

How Cardivas Tablet works

Cardivas 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 Cardivas Tablet

Expert advice for Cardivas 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 Cardivas 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
Cardivas 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
CAUTION
Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Cardivas 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
Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet, Mignar 25mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Carvedilol

Cardivas belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Cardivas 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.
Cardivas 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).
Cardivas is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Cardivas is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Cardivas.
Cardivas belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
No, Cardivas is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
No, Cardivas is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
No, Cardivas is not a diuretic. Cardivas belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Swelling (fluid overload) has not been seen as a side effect of Cardivas. There could be an increase in the symptoms of heart failure like fluid overload (or swelling) after you start taking Cardivas. Please consult your doctor as it may worsen your underlying heart condition.
No, Cardivas is not a calcium channel blocker. Cardivas belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
No, Cardivas is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
No, Cardivas is not a nitrate. Cardivas belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Cardivas with lisinopril?
Cardivas and lisinopril both lower the blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cardivas with sildenafil?
Cardivas 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 Cardivas with hydrochlorothiazide?
Cardivas and hydrochlorothiazide both lower blood pressure. Also, Cardivas 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 Cardivas. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an increase in cough or you start experiencing cough after taking Cardivas.
Q. Can I take Cardivas with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Cardivas due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cardivas with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Paracetamol (acetaminophen) may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Cardivas due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cardivas with naproxen?
Naproxen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Cardivas due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Yes, Cardivas can cause weight gain. Sometimes, the symptoms of your heart failure may worsen while taking Cardivas, 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). Cardivas should always be taken after consultation with a doctor.
Erectile dysfunction has been reported as an uncommon side effect of Cardivas. Please consult your doctor if you having the problem before the start of Cardivas or if you experience this side effect after the start treatment.
Yes, Cardivas can lower heart rate especially if more than required dose is taken. Please consult your doctor in case you have taken an overdose Cardivas or you are experiencing this symptom while taking Cardivas.
Cardivas has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Cardivas.
No, Cardivas does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
A headache has been reported as one of the very common side effects of Cardivas. Please consult if you experience frequent headaches while taking Cardivas as the dose may need to be changed.
Cardivas 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 Cardivas. Please talk to your doctor if you experience this symptom as your dose may need to be changed.
Yes, Cardivas 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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