CASLOT 25MG TABLET


Overview

Uses of Caslot Tablet

CASLOT 25MG TABLET is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (angina).

Caslot Tablet side effects

Common
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

How to use Caslot 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. CASLOT 25MG TABLET is to be taken with food.

How Caslot Tablet works

CASLOT 25MG 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.

Caslot Tablet related warnings

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
CASLOT 25MG 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
CASLOT 25MG 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
CASLOT 25MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
CASLOT 25MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of CASLOT 25MG 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
CASLOT 25MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of CASLOT 25MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of CASLOT 25MG TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
CASLOT 25MG TABLET
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Expert Advice

  • CASLOT 25MG TABLET is used 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 CASLOT 25MG TABLET, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • CASLOT 25MG 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 CASLOT 25MG TABLET as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking CASLOT 25MG TABLET suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Caslot with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tamocas
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Caslot

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. When will I feel better after taking Caslot?

If you are taking Caslot for high blood pressure then your blood pressure will get into your normal range within 2 hours, and it may take 1 week to show its full effects. However, if you are taking Caslot for angina or heart failure, it may take several weeks or months to make you feel better.

Q. Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

You eat and drink normally while taking Caslot. However, making lifestyle changes like stop smoking, eating healthy food and exercising regularly can further give a boost to your health.

Q. Do I need to avoid playing sports while taking Caslot?

You can continue playing sports while taking Caslot. Exercising regularly can help you in controlling your blood pressure. However, do not over do it or push yourself too hard while exercising or playing sports.

Q. Does Caslot cause weight gain?

Caslot usually does not cause weight gain. However, it may cause some weight gain when you first start taking this medicine.

Q. Will the use of Caslot affect my fertility?

Caslot is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q. Does Caslot cause headaches?

Yes, Caslot can cause headache when you first start taking this medicine. However, this headache may be temporary and it will go away with time. Consult your doctor if your headache doesn't seem to go away.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Aug 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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