Carvas 12.5mg Tablet
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Carvas Tablet 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 this medicine are decided by your treating doctor after accessing your condition. You should take the Carvas Tablet as prescribed by your doctor and at a fixed time for optimal results. 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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|Uses||Congestive heart failure|
|Side effects||Low blood pressure, fatigue, dizziness, headache, weight gain|
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Uses of Carvas 12.5 MG
Congestive heart failure (a condition where the heart is unable to pump the blood efficiently).
Contraindications of Carvas 12.5 MG
- If you are allergic carvedilol or any ingredients present in the Carvas 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 Carvas Tablet.
Side effects of Carvas 12.5 MG
- Low blood pressure
- Increased blood sugar
- Decreased heart rate
- Increased weight
Precautions and Warnings of Carvas 12.5 MG
Can I take the Carvas Tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information on the safety and effect of the Carvas 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 Carvas Tablet while breastfeeding?
Carvedilol in the Carvas 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 Carvas 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 Carvas 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 Carvas 12.5 MG
How Does It Work?
Carvas 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 Carvas 12.5 MG
- Carvas 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 Carvas 12.5 MG
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way the Carvas Tablet works or the Carvas 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 may enhance the effect of diabetes medicines such as insulin, metformin, etc.
Storage and disposal of Carvas 12.5 MG
- Store the Carvas Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
Dosage of Carvas 12.5 MG
- An overdose of the Carvas 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 Carvas, 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 Carvas 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 Carvas 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.
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