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Carvidon 20 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Carvidon Tablet

Carvidon 20 Tablet is a medicine used for treating heart-related chest pain (angina) caused due to narrowing of blood vessels of the heart. It effectively prevents new attacks of angina but does not stop an acute attack once it has started.

Carvidon 20 Tablet should be used along with lifestyle changes like healthy diet, regular exercise and smoking cessation for best results. It is used as an add-on therapy for patients who are not relieved by or are intolerant to the initial medicines. It should not be stopped abruptly. Headache, vomiting and dizziness may be seen as side effects.

Uses of Carvidon Tablet

Carvidon Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Constipation
  • Nausea

How to use Carvidon 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. Carvidon 20 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Carvidon Tablet works

Carvidon 20 Tablet is an anti-anginal medication. It decreases the oxygen requirement of the heart by shifting its metabolism from fats to glucose. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

Carvidon Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Carvidon 20 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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Information regarding the use of Carvidon 20 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
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Information regarding the use of Carvidon 20 Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Carvidon 20 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Carvidon 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Carvidon 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carvidon 20 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Carvidon 20 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Carvidon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Carvidon 20 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Carvidon 20 Tablet prevents new attacks of angina but does not stop an acute attack.
  • Does not affect heart rate, blood pressure at rest or during exercise.
  • Improves HbA1c and blood sugar levels in diabetes patients.
  • Avoid driving or using machinery if you feel dizzy after taking Carvidon 20 Tablet.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Carvidon

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What is the use of this tablet
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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It contains Ivabradine is a used to treat symptomatic stable angina pectoris (chest pain), chronic heart failure. It can be used in combination with standard therapy, including beta-blocker therapy or when beta-blockers are contraindicated or not tolerated.
What is heart attack? When heart attack coming?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
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Related to chest pain angina commonly
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FAQs

Q. Is Carvidon a beta blocker?

No, Carvidon is not a beta blocker. It is an anti-anginal medicine which is used in combination with other medicines to treat angina pectoris (chest pain caused by coronary disease). It protects the heart cells from getting affected by the reduced oxygen supply during an episode of angina.

Q. Who should not take Carvidon?

You should not take Carvidon if you are allergic to it or have severe kidney problems. Patients with Parkinson’s disease should also avoid taking Carvidon. Parkinson’s disease is a disease of the brain which affects movement and causes trembling, rigid posture, slow movements and a shuffling, unbalanced walk.

Q. Can Carvidon be used in elderly patients?

Carvidon should be used with caution in patients aged more than 75 years of age. Usually, a lower dose is prescribed in elderly patients to reduce the chances of adverse effects. It is important to continuously monitor such patients.

Q. Does taking Carvidon increases the risk of falling down frequently?

Though it is rare, falls may occur with use of Carvidon. This may be due to instability while walking or fall in blood pressure while standing up. The risk may be higher in elderly patients. Therefore, they need to be more careful and should be monitored.

Q. Does Carvidon cause drowsiness?

Yes, Carvidon may make you feel dizzy and drowsy. Therefore, you should avoid driving or using heavy machinery in case it causes these side effects.

Q. How should Carvidon be taken?

You should take Carvidon exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is meant for oral use. So, take the tablets with sufficient amount of liquid, e.g. a glass of water. You can take this medicine with or without food.

Q. What are the possible side effects of Carvidon?

The common side effects of Carvidon include dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, and hives, rash and itching. Its use may also make you feel sick and weak. The rare side effects may include fast or irregular heartbeats (also called palpitations), fall in blood pressure on standing which can further cause dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting, fall, and flushing.

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