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Carvel 12.5mg Tablet

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Carvel 12.5 MG Description

Carvel 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 ef...
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ContainsCarvedilol(12.5 Mg)
UsesCongestive heart failure
Side effectsLow blood pressure, fatigue, dizziness, headache, weight gain
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Carvel 12.5 MG

Congestive heart failure (a condition where the heart is unable to pump the blood efficiently).

Contraindications of Carvel 12.5 MG

  • If you are allergic carvedilol or any ingredients present in the Carvel 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 Carvel Tablet.

Side effects of Carvel 12.5 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Low blood pressure
  • Diarrhoea
  • Increased blood sugar
  • Decreased heart rate
  • Increased weight
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Carvel 12.5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Carvel Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the safety and effect of the Carvel 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Carvel Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Carvedilol in the Carvel 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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Carvel Tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness, drowsiness which results in altered concentration, while on this medicine. Thus, it is recommended to avoid driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Carvel Tablet?
A:
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 Carvel 12.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Carvel 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, the...
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Directions for Use of Carvel 12.5 MG

  • Carvel 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 Carvel 12.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Carvel Tablet works or the Carvel 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 sur...
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  • 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 i...
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  • Carvedilol may enhance the effect of diabetes medicines such as insulin, metformin, etc.

Storage and disposal of Carvel 12.5 MG

  • Store the Carvel Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Carvel 12.5 MG

Overdose

  • An overdose of the Carvel 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 tabl...
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  • 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 Carvel, 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 ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking the Carvel 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 Carvel 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.
Product Details
Brand
CARVEL
Expires on or After
26/09/2022

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