Cardivas 3.125mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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Cardivas 3.125 tablet is a heart medicine that contains carvedilol as its active ingredient. It is used to treat various heart conditions such as heart failure. It is a condition that affects the ability of the heart to pump blood efficiently. This medicine also helps in lowering high blood pressure and preventing other heart-related problems. The dose and duration of Cardivas 3.125 are decided by your treating doctor after accessing your condition. You should take the Cardivas 3.125 tablet as prescribed by your doctor and at a fixed time for optimal results. Never miss or skip a dose of Cardivas 3.125 medicine. Your doctor may suggest for few lifestyle modifications. A small change in lifestyle can aid improve your condition more effectively along with this medicine. You should quit smoking and alcohol, avoid caffeinated products, trace daily fluid intake, rest adequately along with being physically active, etc....
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|Side effects||Low blood pressure, fatigue, dizziness, headache, weight gain|
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Uses of Cardivas 3.125 MG
Congestive heart failure (a condition where the heart is unable to pump the blood efficiently).
Contraindications of Cardivas 3.125 MG
- If you are allergic carvedilol or any ingredients present in the Cardivas 3.125 tablet.
- If you have any respiratory problems like asthma or other lung diseases.
- If you had or have any heart problems including slow heart rate, irregular heart rate, heart blockage, etc.
- If you have liver problems.
- If you have an untreated tumour of adrenal glands.
- If you have any history of acid-base balance in the body.
- If you had or have an altered blood supply to legs or hands.
- If you are currently on intravenous medicines like verapamil or diltiazem. If you are unsure consult your doctor before taking the Cardivas 3.125 Tablet.
Side effects of Cardivas 3.125 MG
- Low blood pressure
- Increased blood sugar
- Decreased heart rate
- Increased weight
Precautions and Warnings of Cardivas 3.125 MG
Can I take the Cardivas 3.125 tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the safety and effect of the Cardivas 3.125 tablet during pregnancy. Thus, it is advised to avoid taking this medicine during pregnancy. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy.
Can I take the Cardivas 3.125 Tablet while breastfeeding?
Carvedilol in the Cardivas 3.125 passes into the breastmilk. Hence, it is advised to avoid breastfeeding while on this medicine. Your doctor may suggest alternative therapy. Talk to your doctor for more information.
Can I drive if I have consumed the Cardivas 3.125 Tablet?
You may experience dizziness, drowsiness which results in altered concentration, while on this medicine. Thus, it is recommended to avoid driving or operating machines.
Can I consume alcohol with the Cardivas 3.125 Tablet?
Consuming alcohol along with this medicine may cause dizziness, decrease in blood pressure, etc. Thus, it is advised to avoid consuming alcohol during the treatment. Talk to your doctor if you have a habit of drinking alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have any heart-related conditions.
- You have a history of known allergies.
- You are suffering from low blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid.
- You have a liver or kidney problem.
- You have any respiratory problems
- You are wearing contact lenses, as it may decrease eye fluid.
- You have any other medical condition and are on medications for the same.
Mode of Action of Cardivas 3.125 MG
How Does It Work?
Cardivas 3.125 tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels and thereby reducing the heart rate. Thus, further making it easier for the heart to pump blood around the body. It also widens the blood vessels, thereby relieving the raised blood pressure....
Directions for Use of Cardivas 3.125 MG
- Cardivas 3.125 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
- Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the tablet. It can be taken with food.
- It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Cardivas 3.125 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way the Cardivas 3.125 tablet works or the Cardivas 3.125 itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....
- Especially, if you are taking any medicines to treat heart problems, to prevent rejection of organ transplant, diabetes, blood pressure, pain, allergic reactions or inflammatory reactions, bacterial infections, stomach problems like ulcers or acid reflux, heartburns, fungal infections, cough and cold medications....
- Carvedilol 3.125 may enhance the effect of diabetes medicines such as insulin, metformin, etc.
Storage and disposal of Cardivas 3.125 MG
- Store the Cardivas 3.125 tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
Dosage of Cardivas 3.125 MG
- An overdose of the Cardivas 3.125 tablet can lead to adverse effects like low blood pressure, dizziness, low heart rate, shock, fits, vomiting, altered consciousness, etc. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy assessment of the severity of an overdose....
- If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital
Missed a Dose
If you have missed taking any dose of the Cardivas 3.125, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop taking the Cardivas 3.125 tablet on my own?
A: No, you should never stop taking this medicine on your own even if you feel good. Abrupt stopping of this medicine may result in hypertensive crisis and result in serious health consequences.
Q: When should I take the Cardivas 3.125 tablet?
A: Take as prescribed by the doctor for the prescribed duration. Take the medicine with or without food, but at day time and at a fixed time to gain optimal benefit.
Q: Is Cardivas a blood thinner?
A: No, Cardivas 3.125 is not a blood thinner medicine. It is a beta-blocker medicine used to lower raised blood pressure.
Q: Is Cardivas and carvedilol same?
A: Cardivas 3.125 tablet contains carvedilol as its active ingredient. It is used to treat high blood pressure and other related consequences such as chest pain, heart failure, etc.
Q: Can I stop taking Cardivas 3.125 tablet on my own?
A: No, you should not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor. Your doctor may gradually reduce the dose over weeks before stopping it.
Q: How long does Cardivas take to work?
A: Cardivas usually starts to work after about 1 hour of its oral intake. But it will take days or weeks for it to reach its full effect. It’s important to keep taking your medicine for the prescribed duration.
Q: What does Cardivas 3.125 do?
A: Cardivas 3.125 slows down your heart rate and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. It also helps to widen the arteries, so more oxygen gets to the heart and chest pain is prevented. This helps lower your blood pressure.
Q: What is the composition of Cardivas 3.125?
A: Cardivas 3.125 composition consists of carvedilol as its active ingredient.
Q: What are the side effects of Cardivas 3.125?
A: Dizziness, fatigue, headache, low blood pressure and diarrhoea are a few side effects of Cardivas 3.125. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
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