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Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet

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Composition for Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
57.9
₹5.79/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Carvil Tablet

Uses of Carvil Tablet

Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).

Carvil Tablet side effects

Common

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

How to use Carvil 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. Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Carvil Tablet works

Carvil 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.

In Depth Information on Carvil Tablet

Expert advice for Carvil Tablet

  • Carvil 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 Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • Carvil 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 Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Carvil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Carvil Tablet
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
Carvil 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
Carvil 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
Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Carvil 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
Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carvil 6.25 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Frequently asked questions about Carvil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Carvedilol

Q. What is Carvil?
Carvil belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. How does Carvil work?
Carvil 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?
Carvil 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 Carvil safe?
Carvil is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Q. Does Carvil cause hair loss?
Carvil is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Carvil.
Q. Is Carvil a blood thinner?
Carvil belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
Q. Is Carvil a statin?
No, Carvil is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carvil an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
No, Carvil is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
Q. Is Carvil a diuretic?
No, Carvil is not a diuretic. Carvil belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Carvil cause swelling?
Swelling (fluid overload) has not been seen as a side effect of Carvil. There could be an increase in the symptoms of heart failure like fluid overload (or swelling) after you start taking Carvil. Please consult your doctor as it may worsen your underlying heart condition.
Q. Is Carvil a calcium channel blocker?
No, Carvil is not a calcium channel blocker. Carvil belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carvil an anticoagulant?
No, Carvil is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Carvil a nitrate?
No, Carvil is not a nitrate. Carvil belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Carvil with lisinopril?
Carvil and lisinopril both lower the blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carvil with sildenafil?
Carvil 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 Carvil with hydrochlorothiazide?
Carvil and hydrochlorothiazide both lower blood pressure. Also, Carvil 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 Carvil cause cough?
An increase in cough is has been reported as one of the side effects of Carvil. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an increase in cough or you start experiencing cough after taking Carvil.
Q. Can I take Carvil with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carvil due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carvil with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Paracetamol (acetaminophen) may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carvil due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Carvil with naproxen?
Naproxen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Carvil due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Does Carvil cause weight gain?
Yes, Carvil can cause weight gain. Sometimes, the symptoms of your heart failure may worsen while taking Carvil, 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). Carvil should always be taken after consultation with a doctor.
Q. Does Carvil cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction has been reported as an uncommon side effect of Carvil. Please consult your doctor if you having the problem before the start of Carvil or if you experience this side effect after the start treatment.
Q. Does Carvil lower heart rate?
Yes, Carvil can lower heart rate especially if more than required dose is taken. Please consult your doctor in case you have taken an overdose Carvil or you are experiencing this symptom while taking Carvil.
Q. Does Carvil cause constipation?
Carvil has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Carvil.
Q. Does Carvil have a diuretic substance in it?
No, Carvil does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
Q. Does Carvil cause headaches?
A headache has been reported as one of the very common side effects of Carvil. Please consult if you experience frequent headaches while taking Carvil as the dose may need to be changed.
Q. Is Carvil an alpha blocker?
Carvil is not an alpha blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Carvil cause fatigue?
Fatigue has been reported as a very common side effect of Carvil. Please talk to your doctor if you experience this symptom as your dose may need to be changed.
Q. Does Carvil cause dizziness?
Yes, Carvil 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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Taking Carvil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Carvil with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Carvil with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Carvil with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Carvil with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Carvil with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Carvil with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin
Carvil with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Carvil with Silodosin
MODERATE
Carvil with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip, Olyster, Terakare, Teralfa, Zytrin
Carvil with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual, Emzosin, Alfman
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