Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection

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Introduction

Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection is used to treat angina (heart-related chest pain), high blood pressure, and some types of irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia). It works by relaxing blood vessels to lower blood pressure. This helps to reduce the workload of the heart.

Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection is administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.

Common side effects seen with this medicine include constipation, headache, and dizziness. These are usually mild and disappear after a short time. Consult your doctor if they bother you or do not go away. It may also make you feel sleepy or dizzy, so be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert. Drinking alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine as it may worsen the side effects.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Also, inform your doctor if you have very low blood pressure (hypotension), heart failure, or if you recently had a heart attack and have fluid in your lungs. Your doctor may want to monitor your blood pressure while using it and you may need frequent blood tests. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking it.

Uses of Celovera Injection

Benefits of Celovera Injection

In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body. This lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk of having a stroke, heart attack, or kidney problems in the future. It must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well. Do not stop taking this medicine without your doctor’s advice, even if you feel well.

In Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection helps treat heart-related chest pain (angina attack) as well as prevent it from happening in the future. However, it should not be used for acute attacks of angina. It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels in the heart. This makes it easier for blood to flow to the heart, so it gets more oxygen. This medicine thus helps to increase your ability to exercise and go about your daily life more easily and confidently. It should be taken regularly to be effective. Do not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice, even if you feel well.

In Treatment of Arrhythmia

Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection may also be used to treat abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmia). It may help stop an abnormal rhythm while it is happening or prevent its occurrence in the first place.

Side effects of Celovera Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Celovera

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Headache

How to use Celovera Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Celovera Injection works

Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the heart and blood vessels, thereby widening the blood vessels and allowing more blood and oxygen to reach the heart. This reduces blood pressure and decreases the chances of angina (chest pain).

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Careful monitoring of the patient for any signs of overdosage is advisable.
Liver
CAUTION
Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not 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 Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor first.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylalkylamine derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Calcium channel blockers- Nondihydropyridines

Interaction with drugs

Taking Celovera with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. What is Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection? What is it used for?

Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection belongs to a class of medicines known as a calcium-channel blockers. It is used to treat a number of heart and blood vessel-related conditions such as abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias), high blood pressure (hypertension) and angina (heart related chest pain).

Q. How does Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection work?

Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection works by relaxing the blood vessels which helps to reduce the workload of the heart. It also increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart and slows electrical activity in the heart to control the heart rate.

Q. How is Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection administered?

Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection is administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor and should not be self administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection.

Q. Is Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection safe?

Generally, Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection is considered safe to use. However, it is advised to use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. It may cause some side effects that are temporary and usually resolve on their own. Consult your doctor, who will guide you ways to cope up with them.

Q. Can Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection cause dizziness? How do I prevent it?

Yes, Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection can cause dizziness as a side effect. If you feel dizzy, sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. Do not worry, this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. Also, you should avoid alcohol while taking it, as it may worsen the dizziness.

Q. What are the serious side effects of Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection?

The serious side effects of Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection include severe allergic reaction, yellowing of the skin or eyes, nausea and extreme tiredness. It may also cause unusual bleeding or bruising, lack of energy, loss of appetite and pain in the stomach. One may also experience flu-like symptoms and an increase in the frequency or severity of chest pain (angina). If you experience any such symptoms immediately contact your doctor and seek medical help.

Q. Who should not take Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection?

You should not take Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection if you are allergic to it, have an irregular or slow heartbeat, heart failure and low blood pressure. It should not be given to children and women who are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.

Q. What are the symptoms of overdose of Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection?

Symptoms of overdose of Celovera 2.5mg/ml Injection include slow, fast, or irregular heartbeat, fainting, difficulty breathing and seizures. It may also cause dizziness, confusion, nausea, vomiting and increased sweating. Contact your doctor immediately or seek emergency medical services in a nearby hospital.

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Plot No 264, Patrika Nagar Madhapur, Hitech City Hyderabad, Telangana India - 500081
Country of origin: India

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