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Carlov Tab 6.25mg 30’s
The tablet can be divided into equal doses. Oral use. Carvedilol may be used for the treatment of hypertension alone or in combination with other antihypertensives, especially thiazide diuretics.
Do not stop taking carvedilol without talking to your doctor. If you suddenly stop taking carvedilol, you may experience serious heart problems such as severe chest pain, a heart attack, or an irregular heartbeat. Your doctor will probably want to decrease your dose gradually over 1 to 2 weeks.
Too much potassium can lead to erratic heart rhythm and kidney failure. If you are taking a beta–blocker, your health care provider may recommend that you limit your consumption of bananas and other high potassium foods including papaya, tomato, avocado and kale.
Effects of carvedilol (blood pressure lowering, reduction in exercise-induced heart rate) are usually seen within 30-60 minutes of administration.
- It can be used to treat heart failure and high blood pressure.
- If your heart is not pumping well, it can also be used to increase survival chances.
Side Effects Of Carlov Tab 6.25mg 30’s
Some patients might experience,
- Postural hypotension (low blood pressure when standing)
- bradycardia (slow heart rate)
If you experience any of these symptoms please consult your doctor.
When Not To Use
Patients with known hypersensitivity to the drug are advised not to use it.
- It is indicated for patients suffering from essential hypertension (increased blood pressure without any secondary identifiable reason), angina (chest discomfort due to insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle) and Hypertension due pregnancy or post-myocardial injury (Heart attack).
- In patients with symptomatic heart failure, it may be used as an adjunct to anti diuretics or ACE inhibitors.
- Contraindicated: 2 nd and 3 rd degree B-V block (heart block caused by impaired electrical signals from the atria and ventricles)
- uncontrolled heart disease
- COPD and breathing conditions
- including cardiogenic shock
- liver impairment
- cardiogenic heart attack
- severe hypotension
- metabolic acidosis
- phaeochromocytoma (tumor to adrenal gland tissue)
- marked fluid retention.
- The patient must inform their doctor about any medical history that may include
- poor cardiac reserve (inability of increasing cardiac output to meet metabolic needs)
- diabetes (uncontrolled sugar levels)
- unstable angina
- In ischemic heart disease, withdrawal from this medication should not be abrupt.