Medicine Overview of Caslot Tablet
Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.
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 6.25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Caslot 6.25mg 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.
In Depth Information on Caslot Tablet
Caslot Tablet related warnings
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Caslot 6.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Caslot 6.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Caslot 6.25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Caslot 6.25mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Caslot 6.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Caslot 6.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Caslot 6.25mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Frequently asked questions about Caslot Tablet
Caslot belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
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.
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).
Caslot is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Caslot is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Caslot.
Caslot belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
No, Caslot is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
No, Caslot is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
No, Caslot is not a diuretic. Caslot belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
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.
No, Caslot is not a calcium channel blocker. Caslot belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
No, Caslot is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Caslot has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Caslot.
No, Caslot does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
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.
Caslot 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 Caslot. Please talk to your doctor if you experience this symptom as your dose may need to be changed.
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.
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