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CARVEDIL 3.125MG TABLET

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Composition for CARVEDIL

Carvedilol(3.125 mg)

food interaction for CARVEDIL

alcohol interaction for CARVEDIL

pregnancy interaction for CARVEDIL

lactation interaction for CARVEDIL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Carvedil 3.125mg tablet with food.
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.
UNSAFE
Carvedil 3.125mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CARVEDIL

Carvedilol(3.125 mg)

Uses

Carvedil 3.125mg tablet is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), arrhythmias (abnormal heart beat), heart attack, increased blood pressure (BP) and heart failure.

How it works

Carvedil 3.125mg tablet belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It relaxes the blood vessels and reduced the blood pressure, making it easier for a weak heart to pump blood at a slower rate. 

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Numbness, Frequent urge to urinate, Joint pain, Blurred vision, Burning sensation, Cough, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry eye, Fatigue, Headache, Feeling thirsty, Increased appetite, Insomnia, Muscle weakness, Tingling sensation, Vision changes

Common Dosage for CARVEDIL 3.125MG TABLET

Patients taking CARVEDIL 3.125MG TABLET

  • 60%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Thrice A Day
  • 20%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for CARVEDIL

14 Substitutes
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  • CARDIVAS 3.125 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 4.20/tablet
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    Rs. 42
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  • CARCA 3.125 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 2.48/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 37.25
    pay 83% more per tablet
  • CARLOC 3.125 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 2.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 25
    pay 84% more per tablet
  • CARVIL 3.125 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 3.90/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 39
    pay 187% more per tablet
  • CARZEC 3.125 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 2.69/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 26.90
    pay 98% more per tablet

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Expert advice for CARVEDIL

  • Carvedilol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Carvedilol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Carvedilol may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Carvedilol before any scheduled surgery.
  • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
  • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.
  • Your doctor may recommend a change in the lifestyle to lower your blood pressure. It may include:
     
    • Maintain a normal body weight (body mass index, 18.5-24.9 kg/m2).
    • Consume fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and reduce saturated-total fat.
    • Reduce daily dietary sodium intake as much as possible, ideally to 65 mmol/day (1.5 g/day sodium or 3.8 g/day sodium chloride).
    • Regular aerobic physical activity (at least 30 minutes/day, most days of the week).
    • Limit alcohol consumption to less than or equal to 2 drinks per day (1oz or 30ml ethanol eg 24oz beer, 10 oz wine, or 3 oz 80-proof whiskey).

Frequently asked questions for CARVEDIL

Carvedilol

Q.What is carvedilol?
Carvedilol is a beta-blocker used to treat angina (chest discomfort that occurs when blood vessels supplying oxygen-rich blood to heart are narrowed), heart failure and high blood pressure

Q.Is carvedilol a blood thinner/diuretic/cardioselective/ nitrate/alpha blocker/narcotic?
Carvedilol belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner/diuretic/cardioselective/nitrate/alpha blocker/narcotic

Q.How does carvedilol work?
It relaxes the blood vessels and reduced the blood pressure, making it easier for a weak heart to pump blood at a slower rate

Q.Does it treat blood pressure?
Carvedilol is used to treat heart failure, hypertension and high blood pressure

Q.Is carvedilol safe?
Carvedilol is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor

Q.Is carloc the same as carvedilol?
Carloc is the brand name of carvedilol

Q.Can I take carvedilol with ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)/ Benadryl (diphenhydramine) / Aleve (naproxen)/ Nyquil (acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/ doxylamine/pseudoephedrine) / Xanax (alprazolam)?
Carvedilol is known to interact with several drugs and so should be taken along with these drugs only with strict instructions of the doctor. If you are already taking these drugs, inform the doctor if he is prescribing carvedilol to you

Q.Does carvedilol cause hair loss/erectile dysfunction/constipation/impotence/cough/swelling/ fatigue?
Carvedilol is not known to cause hair loss, erectile dysfunction or impotence. Some of the side effects of taking carvedilol may be constipation/swelling/cough/fatigue. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting carvedilol.

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Content on this page was last updated on 19 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)