Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Carvetrend Tablet
Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).
Carvetrend Tablet side effects
Common
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
How to use Carvetrend 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. Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Carvetrend Tablet works
Carvetrend 6.25 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.
Carvetrend 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
Carvetrend 6.25 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
Carvetrend 6.25 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
Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Carvetrend 6.25 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
Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

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  • Carvetrend 6.25 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 Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • Carvetrend 6.25 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 Carvetrend 6.25 mg Tablet as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking Carvetrend 6.25 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 Carvetrend 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
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Silodonol, Sildosol
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Carvetrend

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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 Carvetrend?
Carvetrend belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. How does Carvetrend work?
Carvetrend 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?
Carvetrend 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 Carvetrend safe?
Carvetrend is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Q. Does Carvetrend cause hair loss?
Carvetrend is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Carvetrend.
Q. Is Carvetrend a blood thinner?
Carvetrend belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
Q. Is Carvetrend a statin?
No, Carvetrend is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carvetrend an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
No, Carvetrend is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
Q. Is Carvetrend a diuretic?
No, Carvetrend is not a diuretic. Carvetrend belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Carvetrend cause swelling?
Swelling (fluid overload) has not been seen as a side effect of Carvetrend. There could be an increase in the symptoms of heart failure like fluid overload (or swelling) after you start taking Carvetrend. Please consult your doctor as it may worsen your underlying heart condition.
Q. Is Carvetrend a calcium channel blocker?
No, Carvetrend is not a calcium channel blocker. Carvetrend belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carvetrend an anticoagulant?
No, Carvetrend is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carvetrend a nitrate?
No, Carvetrend is not a nitrate. Carvetrend belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Carvetrend with lisinopril?
Carvetrend and lisinopril both lower the blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carvetrend with sildenafil?
Carvetrend 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 Carvetrend with hydrochlorothiazide?
Carvetrend and hydrochlorothiazide both lower blood pressure. Also, Carvetrend 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 Carvetrend cause cough?
An increase in cough is has been reported as one of the side effects of Carvetrend. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an increase in cough or you start experiencing cough after taking Carvetrend.
Q. Can I take Carvetrend with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carvetrend due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carvetrend with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Paracetamol (acetaminophen) may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carvetrend due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carvetrend with naproxen?
Naproxen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carvetrend due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Does Carvetrend cause weight gain?
Yes, Carvetrend can cause weight gain. Sometimes, the symptoms of your heart failure may worsen while taking Carvetrend, 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). Carvetrend should always be taken after consultation with a doctor.
Q. Does Carvetrend cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction has been reported as an uncommon side effect of Carvetrend. Please consult your doctor if you having the problem before the start of Carvetrend or if you experience this side effect after the start treatment.
Q. Does Carvetrend lower heart rate?
Yes, Carvetrend can lower heart rate especially if more than required dose is taken. Please consult your doctor in case you have taken an overdose Carvetrend or you are experiencing this symptom while taking Carvetrend.
Q. Does Carvetrend cause constipation?
Carvetrend has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Carvetrend.
Q. Does Carvetrend have a diuretic substance in it?
No, Carvetrend does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
Q. Does Carvetrend cause headaches?
A headache has been reported as one of the very common side effects of Carvetrend. Please consult if you experience frequent headaches while taking Carvetrend as the dose may need to be changed.
Q. Is Carvetrend an alpha blocker?
Carvetrend is not an alpha blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Carvetrend cause fatigue?
Fatigue has been reported as a very common side effect of Carvetrend. Please talk to your doctor if you experience this symptom as your dose may need to be changed.
Q. Does Carvetrend cause dizziness?
Yes, Carvetrend 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 18th Aug 2018.
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