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Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet

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₹2.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Carvimed Tablet

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Uses of Carvimed Tablet

Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).
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Carvimed Tablet side effects

Common

Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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How to use Carvimed 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. Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Carvimed Tablet works

Carvimed 12.5mg 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 Carvimed Tablet

Expert advice for Carvimed Tablet

  • May cause dizziness in the first few days.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Carvimed, 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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Carvimed Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Carvimed 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
Carvimed 12.5mg 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
Carvimed 12.5mg 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
Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Carvimed 12.5mg 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
Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carvimed 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Carvimed Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Carvedilol

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