Information about Cvl 6.25mg Tablet
Uses / Indications: Cvl 6.25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).
- Product composition:
- Carvedilol (6.25mg)
Interactions / Warnings: 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 interaction:
- Cvl 6.25mg 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.
- Expert advice:
- May cause dizziness in the first few days. Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Cvl, 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.
- Side Effects:
- Decreased blood pressure, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness.
- How to use:
- 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 6.25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
- How it works:
- Cvl 6.25mg 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.
- Faq for medicine:
- What is Cvl? : Cvl belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.|How does Cvl work? : 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.|Does it treat high blood pressure? : 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).|Is Cvl safe? : Cvl is safe when taken at a dose for the duration as instructed by your doctor.|Does Cvl cause hair loss? : Cvl is not known to cause hair loss. Please inform the doctor about any new symptom that occurs after starting Cvl.|Is Cvl a blood thinner? : Cvl belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers. It is not a blood thinner.|Is Cvl a statin? : No, Cvl is not a statin. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers.|Is Cvl an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor? : No, Cvl is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a class of medication call beta-blockers|Is Cvl a diuretic? : No, Cvl is not a diuretic. Cvl belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.|Does Cvl cause swelling? : 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.|Is Cvl a calcium channel blocker? : No, Cvl is not a calcium channel blocker. Cvl belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.|Is Cvl an anticoagulant? : No, Cvl is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.|Is Cvl a nitrate? : No, Cvl is not a nitrate. Cvl belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.|Can I take Cvl with lisinopril? : Cvl and lisinopril both lower the blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines together.|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.|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.|Does Cvl cause cough? : 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.|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.|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.|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.|Does Cvl cause weight gain? : 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.|Does Cvl cause erectile dysfunction? : 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.|Does Cvl lower heart rate? : 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.|Does Cvl cause constipation? : Cvl has not been reported to cause constipation. Please consult your doctor in case you experience constipation while taking Cvl.|Does Cvl have a diuretic substance in it? : No, Cvl does not contain any diuretic substance in it. |Does Cvl cause headaches? : 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.|Is Cvl an alpha blocker? : Cvl is not an alpha blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.|Does Cvl cause fatigue? : 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.|Does Cvl cause dizziness? : 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.
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