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Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet

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MRP
27.44
₹2.74/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Cvl Tablet

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Uses of Cvl Tablet

Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).
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Cvl Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Cvl are Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.

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How to use Cvl 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. Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cvl Tablet works

Cvl 12.5 mg 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 Cvl Tablet

Expert advice for Cvl Tablet

  • May cause dizziness in the first few days.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet, 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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Cvl Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Cvl 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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cvl 12.5 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
Cvl 12.5 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
Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cvl 12.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cvl Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Carvedilol

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cvl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cvl with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Cvl with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Minerva, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Cvl with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual, Emzosin, Alfman
Cvl with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip, Olyster, Terakare, Teralfa, Zytrin
Cvl with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Cvl with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress, Prazocip
Cvl with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax

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