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Composition FOR CASLOT

Carvedilol(6.25 mg)

food interaction for CASLOT

alcohol interaction for CASLOT

pregnancy interaction for CASLOT

lactation interaction for CASLOT

medicine interaction for CASLOT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Caslot 6.25mg tablet with food.
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.
UNSAFE
Caslot 6.25mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR CASLOT

Carvedilol(6.25 mg)

Uses

Caslot 6.25mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure and angina (chest pain)

How it works

Caslot 6.25mg tablet belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It relaxes the blood vessels and reduced the blood pressure, making it easier for a weak heart to pump blood at a slower rate. 

Common side effects

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Abdominal pain, Breathlessness, Palpitations, Diarrhoea, Slow heart rate, Constipation

SUBSTITUTES FOR CASLOT

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  • CARDIVAS 6.25 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 5.20/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 52
    pay 190% more per tablet
  • CARCA 6.25 MG TABLET
    (15 tablets in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 3.50/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 52.50
    pay 95% more per tablet
  • CARLOC 6.25 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 4.05/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 40.50
    pay 126% more per tablet
  • CARZEC 6.25 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 4.36/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 43.60
    pay 143% more per tablet
  • CARVIL 6.25 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 5.20/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 52
    pay 190% more per tablet

Expert advice FOR CASLOT

  • Carvedilol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • The Carvedilol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
  • Carvedilol may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
  • Consult your doctor whether to continue Carvedilol before any scheduled surgery.
  • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
  • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.

Frequently asked questions FOR CASLOT

Carvedilol

Q. What is carvedilol?
Carvedilol is a beta-blocker used to treat angina (chest discomfort that occurs when blood vessels supplying oxygen-rich blood to heart are narrowed), heart failure and high blood pressure

Q. Is carvedilol a blood thinner/diuretic/cardioselective/ nitrate/alpha blocker/narcotic?
Carvedilol belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner/diuretic/cardioselective/nitrate/alpha blocker/narcotic

Q. How does carvedilol work?
It relaxes the blood vessels and reduced the blood pressure, making it easier for a weak heart to pump blood at a slower rate

Q. Does it treat blood pressure?
Carvedilol is used to treat heart failure, hypertension and high blood pressure

Q. Is carvedilol safe?
Carvedilol is safe when taken for an indication and at a dose strictly instructed by your doctor

Q. Is carloc the same as carvedilol?
Carloc is the brand name of carvedilol

Q. Can I take carvedilol with ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)/ Benadryl (diphenhydramine) / Aleve (naproxen)/ Nyquil (acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/ doxylamine/pseudoephedrine) / Xanax (alprazolam)?
Carvedilol is known to interact with several drugs and so should be taken along with these drugs only with strict instructions of the doctor. If you are already taking these drugs, inform the doctor if he is prescribing carvedilol to you

Q. Does carvedilol cause hair loss/erectile dysfunction/constipation/impotence/cough/swelling/ fatigue?
Carvedilol is not known to cause hair loss, erectile dysfunction or impotence. Some of the side effects of taking carvedilol may be constipation/swelling/cough/fatigue. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting carvedilol.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)