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Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Corvadil Tablet

Uses of Corvadil Tablet

Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Corvadil Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Corvadil are Fatigue, Ankle swelling, Sleepiness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema (swelling), Abdominal pain.

How to use Corvadil 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. Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Corvadil Tablet works

Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

In Depth Information on Corvadil Tablet

Expert advice for Corvadil Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
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Corvadil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Corvadil Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Corvadil 2.5 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
Corvadil 2.5 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

What if you miss a dose of Corvadil Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Corvadil 2.5 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Corvadil Tablet

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Q. What is Corvadil used for?
Corvadil is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), angina pectoris (pain in the chest caused by blockages in the arteries leading to the heart) or chest pain classed as vasospastic angina pectoris (or Prinzmetal’s angina).
Q. Is Corvadil a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Corvadil is a calcium channel blocker. In patients with high blood pressure, it works by relaxing blood vessels, so that blood passes through them more easily. In patients with angina, it works by improving blood supply to the heart muscle, which then receives more oxygen, and hence, prevents chest pain. It does not provide immediate relief of chest pain from angina.
Q. Is Corvadil safe?
Corvadil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Corvadil at night?
Corvadil can be taken at night. You should take Corvadil at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take Corvadil and aspirin?
Corvadil can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Corvadil with sildenafil?
Both Corvadil and sildenafil cause a lowering the blood pressure. So, taking the two medicines together could be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Is Corvadil a beta blocker?
Corvadil is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Corvadil safe for kidneys?
Corvadil is not known to damage kidneys. However, Corvadil can cause urinary disorders like difficulty in passing urine, increased the need to urinate at night, increased number of times of passing urine as an uncommon side effect.
Q. Is Corvadil a diuretic?
Corvadil is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Corvadil a blood thinner?
Corvadil is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Corvadil a statin?
Corvadil is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Corvadil an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Corvadil is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Does Corvadil cause tachycardia?
Corvadil can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Corvadil.
Q. Does Corvadil cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Corvadil can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Corvadil.
Q. Does Corvadil increase creatinine?
Corvadil has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Corvadil as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Corvadil cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Corvadil. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Corvadil.
Q. Does Corvadil cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Corvadil can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Corvadil.
Q. Does Corvadil cause weight gain?
Corvadil can cause changes in weight, it can either cause weight gain or weight loss. However, these changes are very rare. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking Corvadil.
Q. Does Corvadil cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Corvadil can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Corvadil.
Q. Does Corvadil cause cough?
Corvadil can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Corvadil.
Q. Does Corvadil cause dry mouth?
Corvadil can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Corvadil.
Q. Can I take Corvadil without food?
Corvadil can be taken before or after food and drinks. Corvadil should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Corvadil with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take Corvadil with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Corvadil with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Corvadil with lisinopril?
Corvadil can be taken with lisinopril. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, as both the medicines have a blood pressure lowering effect, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Corvadil with ibuprofen?
Corvadil can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Corvadil with metoprolol?
Corvadil and metoprolol both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Corvadil with losartan?
Corvadil and losartan both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Corvadil with ramipril?
Corvadil and ramipril both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Corvadil with simvastatin?
Corvadil can increase the levels of simvastatin, causing an increased tendency towards myopathy (muscle pain) and rhabdomyolysis (increased breakdown of muscle). The dose of simvastatin may need to be reduced when giving along with Corvadil . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Corvadil with atorvastatin?
Corvadil can be taken with atorvastatin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur as interactions have been reported between simvastatin (belongs to the same class). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can the use of Corvadil cause gout?
Corvadil does not cause gout. It may cause joint pains (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor in case you have any signs and symptoms of gout as you may need treatment for the same.

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Taking Corvadil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Corvadil with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Corvadil with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard
Corvadil with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Corvadil with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin
Corvadil with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Corvadil with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Corvadil with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Caritec
Corvadil with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide
Corvadil with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Corvadil with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pevastin, Pivasta
Corvadil with Lithium
SERIOUS
Corvadil with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Corvadil with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Corvadil with Furosemide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Corvadil with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Corvadil with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Corvadil with Lercanidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lercanidipine: Lotensyl, Lervasc
Corvadil with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
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