Cardivas 12.5 Mg
- Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
- Equivalent Brands : Coreg
- Generic Brands : Carvedilol
Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet is an antihypertensive medication which is used to lower the blood pressure and also used to treat heart failure. This medicine is not recommended for children and in patients with diabetes and lung disease.
Cardivas 12.5mg 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.
Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet is used for High blood pressure, Left ventricular dysfunction, Congestive heart failure, Chf, Elevated blood pressure, Acute hypotension, Heart failure and other conditions. Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
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. Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
9. Interaction with Alcohol
Description - Consumption of alcohol while taking Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet may cause an additional lowering of the blood pressure. This may result in severe complication over time.
Instructions - Consumption of alcohol with this medicine may lower the blood pressure and may cause symptoms like dizziness, headache, change in pulse or heart rate. The patient should be counseled about these effects and advised not to perform activities that require mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.
Pregnancy - Cardivas 12.5mg is not recommended for pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The potential benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
Breast-feeding - Cardivas 12.5mg is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. The potential benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
Heart Failure - Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet can cause heart failure and reduced flow of blood to the especially in people having a heart disease. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring might be required based on the severity of the disease.
Major surgery - Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet is given with caution in the patients who are scheduled for a major surgery. An anesthetic agent with little negative inotropic activity should be selected to minimize the effect on the heart.
Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
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Cardivas 12.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure and chest pain (Angina).
Store in temperatures below 86°F (30°C).
Don’t store this medication in moist or damp areas, such as bathrooms.
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