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Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet

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Composition for Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
9
₹0.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Caslot Tablet

Uses of Caslot Tablet

Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).

Caslot Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Caslot are 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 3.125 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Caslot Tablet works

Caslot 3.125 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 Caslot Tablet

Expert advice for Caslot Tablet

  • Caslot 3.125 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 Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • Caslot 3.125 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 Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking Caslot 3.125 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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Caslot Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Caslot 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
Caslot 3.125 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
Caslot 3.125 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
Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Caslot 3.125 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
Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Caslot 3.125 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Caslot Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Carvedilol

Q. What is Caslot?
Caslot belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. How does Caslot work?
Caslot 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?
Caslot 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 Caslot safe?
Caslot is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Q. Does Caslot cause hair loss?
Caslot is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Caslot.
Q. Is Caslot a blood thinner?
Caslot belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
Q. Is Caslot a statin?
No, Caslot is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
Q. Is Caslot an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
No, Caslot is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
Q. Is Caslot a diuretic?
No, Caslot is not a diuretic. Caslot belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Caslot cause swelling?
Swelling (fluid overload) has not been seen as a side effect of Caslot. There could be an increase in the symptoms of heart failure like fluid overload (or swelling) after you start taking Caslot. Please consult your doctor as it may worsen your underlying heart condition.
Q. Is Caslot a calcium channel blocker?
No, Caslot is not a calcium channel blocker. Caslot belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Caslot an anticoagulant?
No, Caslot is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Caslot a nitrate?
No, Caslot is not a nitrate. Caslot belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Caslot with lisinopril?
Caslot and lisinopril both lower the blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Caslot with sildenafil?
Caslot 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 Caslot with hydrochlorothiazide?
Caslot and hydrochlorothiazide both lower blood pressure. Also, Caslot 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 Caslot cause cough?
An increase in cough is has been reported as one of the side effects of Caslot. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an increase in cough or you start experiencing cough after taking Caslot.
Q. Can I take Caslot with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Caslot due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Caslot with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Paracetamol (acetaminophen) may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Caslot due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Caslot with naproxen?
Naproxen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Caslot due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Does Caslot cause weight gain?
Yes, Caslot can cause weight gain. Sometimes, the symptoms of your heart failure may worsen while taking Caslot, 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). Caslot should always be taken after consultation with a doctor.
Q. Does Caslot cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction has been reported as an uncommon side effect of Caslot. Please consult your doctor if you having the problem before the start of Caslot or if you experience this side effect after the start treatment.
Q. Does Caslot lower heart rate?
Yes, Caslot can lower heart rate especially if more than required dose is taken. Please consult your doctor in case you have taken an overdose Caslot or you are experiencing this symptom while taking Caslot.
Q. Does Caslot cause constipation?
Caslot has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Caslot.
Q. Does Caslot have a diuretic substance in it?
No, Caslot does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
Q. Does Caslot cause headaches?
A headache has been reported as one of the very common side effects of Caslot. Please consult if you experience frequent headaches while taking Caslot as the dose may need to be changed.
Q. Is Caslot an alpha blocker?
Caslot is not an alpha blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Caslot cause fatigue?
Fatigue has been reported as a very common side effect of Caslot. Please talk to your doctor if you experience this symptom as your dose may need to be changed.
Q. Does Caslot cause dizziness?
Yes, Caslot 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 Caslot with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Caslot with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Caslot with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Caslot with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Caslot with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc, Minerva, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Caslot with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Caslot with Voglibose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voglibose: Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog, Sysvog, Genvog, Vogliford, Vogliboss, Zevog, Illuvog, Voglik
Caslot with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Caslot with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Caslot with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Caslot with Tamsulosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tamsulosin: Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin, Temsunir, Prostop, Eaziflo, Orijet, Tamlocept, Contiflo Icon, Tamflo
Caslot with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Caslot with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin
Caslot with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Teraban, Prostrin, Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip
Caslot with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfuzee, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual
Caslot with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Caslot with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Caslot with Silodosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silodonol, Sildosol, Silotime, Silorun, Avoprost, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo

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