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Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR

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Composition for Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR

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Primary uses of Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Carviflo Tablet CR

Uses of Carviflo Tablet CR

Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).

Carviflo Tablet CR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Carviflo are Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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 10 mg Tablet CR is to be taken with food.

How Carviflo Tablet CR works

Carviflo 10 mg 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

  • Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR 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 Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR 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 Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Carviflo Tablet CR related warnings
Special precautions for Carviflo 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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Carviflo 10 mg 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.
Lactation
Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Carviflo 10 mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carviflo 10 mg Tablet CR is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Frequently asked questions about Carviflo Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions about Carvedilol

Q. What is Carviflo?
Carviflo belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. How does Carviflo work?
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.
Q. Does it treat high blood pressure?
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).
Q. Is Carviflo safe?
Carviflo is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Q. Does Carviflo cause hair loss?
Carviflo is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Carviflo.
Q. Is Carviflo a blood thinner?
Carviflo belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
Q. Is Carviflo a statin?
No, Carviflo is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carviflo an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
No, Carviflo is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
Q. Is Carviflo a diuretic?
No, Carviflo is not a diuretic. Carviflo belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Carviflo cause swelling?
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.
Q. Is Carviflo a calcium channel blocker?
No, Carviflo is not a calcium channel blocker. Carviflo belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carviflo an anticoagulant?
No, Carviflo is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carviflo a nitrate?
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.
Q. Does Carviflo cause cough?
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.
Q. Does Carviflo cause weight gain?
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.
Q. Does Carviflo cause erectile dysfunction?
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.
Q. Does Carviflo lower heart rate?
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.
Q. Does Carviflo cause constipation?
Carviflo has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Carviflo.
Q. Does Carviflo have a diuretic substance in it?
No, Carviflo does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
Q. Does Carviflo cause headaches?
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.
Q. Is Carviflo an alpha blocker?
Carviflo is not an alpha blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Carviflo cause fatigue?
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.
Q. Does Carviflo cause dizziness?
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Carviflo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Carviflo with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Carviflo with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Carviflo with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Carviflo with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Carviflo with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin
Carviflo with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual, Emzosin, Alfman
Carviflo with Silodosin
MODERATE
Carviflo with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Carviflo with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Carviflo with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip, Olyster, Terakare, Teralfa, Zytrin

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