Carvedilol 12.5mg

Caroza 12.5

Carvedilol Tablets – Carvedilol is a beta-blocker that is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.  This medication can also be used after a heart attack to improve the chance of survival if your heart is not pumping well. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This drug works by blocking the action of certain natural substances in your body, such as epinephrine, on the heart and blood vessels. This effect lowers your heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on your heart. Carvedilol belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha and beta blockers. This tablet functions by blocking the action of particular natural substances in your body like epinephrine, on the heart and blood vessels. This effect decreases heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on your heart. 

Uses of Carvedilol Tablets

Carvedilol tablets are primarily used in the treatment of several cardiovascular conditions. Here are some of the main uses:

  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): Carvedilol is usually prescribed to lower blood pressure in patients with high blood pressure. It works by blocking certain receptors in the heart and blood vessels, which helps relax the blood vessels and reduce the heart’s workload. 
  • Heart Failure: It is also used to treat chronic heart failure. Carvedilol helps improve heart function and reduce symptoms such as shortness of breath and swelling by blocking beta and alpha-1 receptors, resulting in a decrease in heart rate and blood pressure. 
  • Left Ventricular Dysfunction After a heart attack, Carvedilol is sometimes prescribed to patients who have had a heart attack and have a weakened left ventricle. This can improve survival and reduce the risk of other heart problems. 
  • Angina Pectoris: In some cases, carvedilol can be used to treat angina (chest pain), especially when other medications have not been effective. It helps reduce the load on the heart and improves blood supply to the heart muscle. 
  • Atrial Fibrillation: Carvedilol can sometimes be used to control a patient’s heart rate in patients with atrial fibrillation, a condition characterized by irregular heartbeats. 
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: In certain situations, carvedilol may be prescribed to control symptoms in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick.

Note: It’s important to note that carvedilol should only be used under the supervision of a healthcare provider, as it can have significant effects on heart function and blood pressure. 

Side effects

Like any medication, Carvedilol causes some possible side effects. Here are some common side effects of carvedilol tablet:

  • Dizziness
  • Unusual tiredness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Diarrhea
  • High blood sugar
  • Slower heart rate
  • Weight gain
  • Changes in sex drive or performance
  • headache


  • Before consuming carvedilol, you must tell your doctor if you have any allergies.
  • The drug can lead to drowsiness or dizziness that may cause you to faint. It is advised to avoid driving after the dose respectively.
  • It is instructed to consume less alcohol with the tablet.
  •  The product results in an imbalance of the blood sugar level.  
  • Avoid the contact of children with the tablet as there may be major side effects. 
  • It is not prescribed to take medicine in the case of pregnancy as it can harm the baby. 
  • In the case of breastfeeding, it is not advised to take this tablet as the drug can pass into the breast milk. consult your doctor before it.  

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. How long does it take for carvedilol to work?

If you’re taking carvedilol for high blood pressure, it may take 7-14 days to see its full impact. Contact your specialist on the off chance that you do not see any change in your blood weight readings after 1-2 weeks of carvedilol utilization. 

Q2. What food should be avoided when taking carvedilol?

Carvedilol may increase potassium levels within the body. Your specialist may exhort you to maintain a strategic distance from high-potassium nourishments like bananas, avocados, and green verdant vegetables while on this pharmaceutical. 

Q3. When should carvedilol be stopped?

Discontinuing the medication is recommended only under a doctor’s advice or supervision, or over a minimum of one to two weeks

Q4. Can I take carvedilol for a long time?

Taking carvedilol tablets for a long time has proven no serious problem. It works best when you take it long-term.

Q5. What should be monitored when taking carvedilol?

Monitor your blood sugar levels frequently as directed by your doctor. Tell your doctor immediately if you have symptoms of high blood sugar such as increased thirst/urination.

Carvedilol 12.5mg

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