Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR

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Composition for Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR

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Medicine Overview of Carviflo Tablet CR

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Uses of Carviflo Tablet CR

Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of hypertension, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).
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Side effects of Carviflo Tablet CR

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Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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How to use Carviflo Tablet CR

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. Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR is to be taken with food.

How Carviflo Tablet CR works

Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR 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.

In Depth Information on Carviflo Tablet CR

Expert advice for Carviflo Tablet CR

  • May cause dizziness in the first few days.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Carviflo, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • May cause fatigue and erectile dysfunction.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
  • Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR
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
Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR 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
Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
K-Vog 0.3mg Tablet MD, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, Vogli 0.3mg Tablet MD
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Carviflo 10mg Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions for Carvedilol

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