Carvedilol Precautions

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Carvedilol Precautions

  • Before using this medicine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies. This substance may contain inactive ingredients that cause allergic reactions or other issues.

  • Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions: slow/irregular heartbeat, sick sinus syndrome, atrioventricular second or third-degree block, breathing problems (asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema), serious hospital-requiring heart failure, liver disease, kidney disease, blood circulation problems (Raynaud's disease, peripheral artery disease), severe allergic reactions (myasthenia gravis).

  • This medication can make you drowsy or dizzy or cause you to faint. This is most likely to occur within 1 hour of your dose, particularly if you start treatment with carvedilol or if your doctor raises your dose at any time. Avoid driving and doing dangerous activities during these hours. Do not do the driving, use machinery/tools, or do something that involves caution before you can do it safely. You might become more dizzy or drowsy with the intake of alcohol or marijuana (cannabis). To restrict alcoholic drinks. If you use marijuana, talk to your doctor (cannabis).

  • This product can cause a fast/pounding heartbeat you would normally feel when your blood sugar falls too low if you have diabetes (hypoglycemia). This medication is unaffected by other signs/symptoms of low blood sugar, such as dizziness and sweating. Your blood sugar may also be difficult to regulate with this drug. As instructed, regularly check/monitor your blood sugar regularly and share the results with your doctor. If you have signs of increased blood sugar, such as increased thirst/urination, inform your doctor immediately. Your doctor may need to change/adjust the drug, exercise regimen, or diet for your diabetes.

  • When taking this drug, people who wear contact lenses can have dry eyes.

  • Tell your doctor or dentist whether you are taking or have ever taken this drug and about all the other drugs you use before getting surgery (including cataract/glaucoma eye surgery)

  • Older adults, especially dizziness and lightheadedness, may be more susceptible to the side effects of this medication.

  • During pregnancy, this drug is not approved for use. An unborn baby could be affected. For more info, contact your doctor.

  • Whether carvedilol passes into breast milk is uncertain. Insignificant quantities, however, it is unlikely to transfer into breast milk. The likelihood that it will have adverse effects on a breastfeeding baby is minimal. Before breastfeeding, consult the doctor.

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Fingolimod is one product that may interfere with this drug. Some goods have components that can increase your heart rate or blood pressure or make your heart failure worse. Tell your pharmacist what medications you use and ask your pharmacist how to use them safely and correctly (especially cough-and-cold products, diet aids, or NSAIDs such as ibuprofen/naproxen).

Frequently Asked Questions:

There are less risks related to this medicine in pregnancy but before taking once consult your doctor.

No, never overdose with this medicine, if you forget to take a dose skip to another dose but do not take 2 doses at one time.

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