Cevas 12.5mg Tablet

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Cevas 12.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Cevas Tablet

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Uses of Cevas Tablet

Cevas 12.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), hypertension and heart failure.
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Side effects of Cevas Tablet

Common

Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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How to use Cevas 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. It is better to take Cevas 12.5mg Tablet with food.

How Cevas Tablet works

Cevas 12.5mg 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 Cevas Tablet

Expert advice for Cevas Tablet

  • May cause dizziness in the first few days.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Cevas, and inform your doctor if it hasn't improved.
  • May cause fatigue and erectile dysfunction.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
  • Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cevas 12.5mg 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.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cevas 12.5mg 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.
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Lactation
Cevas 12.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Cevas 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Cevas 12.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cevas 12.5mg Tablet is recommended.

However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Cevas 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cevas 12.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Cevas 12.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, K Glim 1mg Tablet, Dianorm 40mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cevas 12.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Carvedilol

Cevas belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Cevas 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.
Cevas 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).
Cevas is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.
Cevas is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Cevas.
Cevas belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.
No, Cevas is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.
No, Cevas is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers
No, Cevas is not a diuretic. Cevas belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Swelling (fluid overload) has not been seen as a side effect of Cevas. There could be an increase in the symptoms of heart failure like fluid overload (or swelling) after you start taking Cevas. Please consult your doctor as it may worsen your underlying heart condition.
No, Cevas is not a calcium channel blocker. Cevas belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
No, Cevas is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
No, Cevas is not a nitrate. Cevas belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Cevas with lisinopril?
Cevas and lisinopril both lower the blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cevas with sildenafil?
Cevas 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 Cevas with hydrochlorothiazide?
Cevas and hydrochlorothiazide both lower blood pressure. Also, Cevas 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 Cevas. Please consult your doctor in case you experience an increase in cough or you start experiencing cough after taking Cevas.
Q. Can I take Cevas with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Cevas due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cevas with paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Paracetamol (acetaminophen) may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Cevas due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Cevas with naproxen?
Naproxen may decrease the blood pressure lowering effects of Cevas due to water and sodium retention. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.
Yes, Cevas can cause weight gain. Sometimes, the symptoms of your heart failure may worsen while taking Cevas, 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). Cevas should always be taken after consultation with a doctor.
Erectile dysfunction has been reported as an uncommon side effect of Cevas. Please consult your doctor if you having the problem before the start of Cevas or if you experience this side effect after the start treatment.
Yes, Cevas can lower heart rate especially if more than required dose is taken. Please consult your doctor in case you have taken an overdose Cevas or you are experiencing this symptom while taking Cevas.
Cevas has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Cevas.
No, Cevas does not contain any diuretic substance in it.
A headache has been reported as one of the very common side effects of Cevas. Please consult if you experience frequent headaches while taking Cevas as the dose may need to be changed.
Cevas 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 Cevas. Please talk to your doctor if you experience this symptom as your dose may need to be changed.
Yes, Cevas 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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