Always consult a Medical doctor or patient care specialist before using carvedilol.
Indications and Usage
Carvedilol is used to treat high blood pressure. It improves how well the heart works, helps heart attack survivors and aids if you have had heart failure.
This medication is indicated in the management of left-ventricular dysfunction, heart failure, and high blood pressure.
Administration and Dosage
Use of carvedilol tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding may appear to be harmful.
Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking carvedilol.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage.
The usual dose for adults is 6.25mg taken twice per day.
Maximum dosage is 25mg taken twice per day
It is not for children below the age of 18 years.
Possible interactions with carvedilol tablets include heart rhythms drugs, blood pressure drugs, other beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers, diabetes drugs, transplant rejection drugs, and some herbal agents.
Carvedilol tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with carvedilol tablets.
Taking more medicines may cause poisoning and severe side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect carvedilol tablets overdose.
Adverse Reactions and Precautions
Do NOT take carvedilol if
- You are below 18 years old;
- You are asthmatic;
- You have a very low heart rate, or you have heart problems;
- You have a severe liver problem;
- You have low blood pressure;
- You have chronic bronchitis or emphysema;
- You have renal disease;
- You are at increased risk of small pupil syndrome.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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