First of all, we have to know what is carvedilol? The answer is Carvedilol is a tablet or capsule used to treat heart failure (condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to all parts of the body) Angina, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure and Left Ventricular Dysfunction. It is used to treat people who have had a heart attack. It works by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heart rate to improve blood flow and decrease blood pressure. High
blood pressure is a common condition and when not treated, can cause damage to the brain, heart, blood vessels, kidneys and other parts of the body. Damage to these organs may cause heart disease, a heart attack, heart failure, and other problems. It will also help to control your blood pressure. Carvedilol comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth.
There’s are capsule and tablets so the tablet is usually taken twice a day with food. The capsule is usually taken once a day in the morning with food. Try to take carvedilol at around the same time(s) every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully. Do not take more or less of it because it can be dangerous.
WHAT SIDE EFFECTS CAN BE
It may cause some side effects. If any of these then tell your doctor…
Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.
Numbness, burning, or tingling in the arms or legs.
Some side effects may be serious. If you experience any of these symptoms, call your doctor.
Swelling of the arms, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs.
Difficult by breathing and swallowing.
Do not stop taking the medicine without consulting your doctor. If you stop the medicine suddenly, you may experience side effects like irregular heartbeat and chest pain.
AVOID FOODS WHEN TAKING CARVEDILOL
There’s we talked about what is carvedilol and now there’s about avoid foods when taking carvedilol…If you are taking carvedilol then you should avoid potassium, sodium, calcium and magnesium rich-foods. This combination may reduce or negate carvedilol effect in reducing blood pressure. The interaction of grapefruit juice with carvedilol increases the blood level of the drugs. The body breaks down carvedilol to get rid of it. Grapefruit juice seems to decrease how quickly the body breaks down carvedilol.
Drinking grapefruit juice while taking carvedilol might increase the effects and side effects of carvedilol. Do not take this combination. Well, no interactions were found between carvedilol and grapefruit. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
I’m Mueez Jahan and I’m a little bit strange and I’ve a passion and all things. I’m a creative thinker and a problem solver I enjoy writing and researching. whether it’s writing poetry or articles and content writing. I write words and it’ll help to motivate you and connect with the community.
I'm Mueez Jahan and I'm a little bit strange and I've a passion and all things. I'm a creative thinker and a problem solver I enjoy writing and researching. whether it's writing poetry or articles and content writing. I write words and it'll help to motivate you and connect with the community.