Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Carezim Tablet

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

Carezim Tablet side effects

Common
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

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

How Carezim Tablet works

Carezim 12.5 mg 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.

Carezim Tablet related warnings

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
Carezim 12.5 mg 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
Carezim 12.5 mg 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
Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Carezim 12.5 mg 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
Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet is the first choice medication for treating heart failure and for preventing angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • It should be taken with food.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension).  Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking Carezim 12.5 mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Carezim with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Prazovin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Silodonol, Sildosol
MODERATE
Brand(s): Efzu
MODERATE
Brand(s): Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Carezim

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. What is Carezim?
Carezim belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. How does Carezim work?
Carezim 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.
Q. Does it treat high blood pressure?
Carezim 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).
Q. Is Carezim safe?
Carezim is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Q. Does Carezim cause hair loss?
Carezim is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Carezim.
Q. Is Carezim a blood thinner?
Carezim belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
Q. Is Carezim a statin?
No, Carezim is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carezim an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
No, Carezim is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
Q. Is Carezim a diuretic?
No, Carezim is not a diuretic. Carezim belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Carezim cause swelling?
Swelling (fluid overload) has not been seen as a side effect of Carezim. There could be an increase in the symptoms of heart failure like fluid overload (or swelling) after you start taking Carezim. Please consult your doctor as it may worsen your underlying heart condition.
Q. Is Carezim a calcium channel blocker?
No, Carezim is not a calcium channel blocker. Carezim belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carezim an anticoagulant?
No, Carezim is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carezim a nitrate?
No, Carezim is not a nitrate. Carezim belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Carezim with lisinopril?
Carezim and lisinopril both lower the blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carezim with sildenafil?
Carezim 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 Carezim with hydrochlorothiazide?
Carezim and hydrochlorothiazide both lower blood pressure. Also, Carezim increases and hydrochlorothiazide decreases serum potassium. The effect of interaction is not clear, please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Does Carezim cause cough?
An increase in cough is has been reported as one of the side effects of Carezim. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an increase in cough or you start experiencing cough after taking Carezim.
Q. Can I take Carezim with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carezim due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carezim with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Paracetamol (acetaminophen) may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carezim due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carezim with naproxen?
Naproxen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carezim due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Does Carezim cause weight gain?
Yes, Carezim can cause weight gain. Sometimes, the symptoms of your heart failure may worsen while taking Carezim, 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). Carezim should always be taken after consultation with a doctor.
Q. Does Carezim cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction has been reported as an uncommon side effect of Carezim. Please consult your doctor if you having the problem before the start of Carezim or if you experience this side effect after the start treatment.
Q. Does Carezim lower heart rate?
Yes, Carezim can lower heart rate especially if more than required dose is taken. Please consult your doctor in case you have taken an overdose Carezim or you are experiencing this symptom while taking Carezim.
Q. Does Carezim cause constipation?
Carezim has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Carezim.
Q. Does Carezim have a diuretic substance in it?
No, Carezim does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
Q. Does Carezim cause headaches?
A headache has been reported as one of the very common side effects of Carezim. Please consult if you experience frequent headaches while taking Carezim as the dose may need to be changed.
Q. Is Carezim an alpha blocker?
Carezim is not an alpha blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Carezim cause fatigue?
Fatigue has been reported as a very common side effect of Carezim. Please talk to your doctor if you experience this symptom as your dose may need to be changed.
Q. Does Carezim cause dizziness?
Yes, Carezim 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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