CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET
CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), chronic heart failure and myocardial infarction (heart attack). High blood pressure adds to the workload of the heart and arteries. If it continues for a long time, the heart and arteries may not function properly. This can damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. Lowering blood pressure may reduce the risk of stroke and heart attacks.
CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET contains Carvedilol which plays a vital role in relaxing our blood vessels by blocking the action of certain natural substances in your body. This lowers your blood pressure and helps in reducing your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective.
CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET can be taken orally with or without food or as directed by your physician. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET is preferable to take at the same time every day for better results. CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET is generally safe to consume. Some people may experience common side effects like dizziness, fatigue, hypotension, diarrhoea, hyperglycemia (high blood sugar level), asthenia (lack of energy), bradycardia (slow heart attack), and weight increase. Most of the side effects of CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Don't stop taking $ name without talking to your doctor first. Stopping CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET gradually may cause changes in your heart rhythm and blood pressure, cause chest pain, or a heart attack. Your doctor will lower your dose gradually over a period of time to help prevent these symptoms. Patients with asthma, liver damage and heart blockage should avoid using CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET.
High blood pressure (hypertension), Chronic heart failure, Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
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Like all medicines, CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. You may experience common side effects like, diarrhoea, hyperglycemia (high blood sugar level), asthenia (lack of energy), bradycardia (slow heart attack), and weight increase. Most of the side effects of CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Don't stop taking the medication without talking to your doctor first. Stopping CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET gradually may cause changes in your heart rhythm and blood pressure, cause chest pain, or a heart attack. Your doctor will lower your dose gradually over a period of time to help prevent these symptoms. CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET can cause low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia). This medication should be used with caution if you have diabetes, particularly if you are taking insulin or other diabetes drugs that may cause low blood sugar. This medication can also induce low blood sugar in babies, children and adults who do not have diabetes.Do not take CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET if you have asthma or similar breathing difficulties. It could make your asthma severe.
You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET to avoid unpleasant side-effects.
CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET is not recommended during pregnancy unless your doctor considers it essential. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.
It is not known if CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET passes into your breast milk, so it is better to talk with your doctor about the best way to feed your baby if you are taking CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET.
CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or to operate machinery. However, some people may occasionally feel dizzy or tired due to low blood pressure (hypotension) when taking CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET. If this happens to you, ask your doctor for advice.
CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
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No, it is a prescribed drug, given by a physician for preventing specific heart conditions. Taking it on your own can cause unwanted side-effects.
It is advised to continue your medicine even after your blood pressure is under control or becomes normal as blood pressure can shot up any time. If you have any discomfort, please consult your doctor immediately.
Usually, CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET is prescribed for a long term treatment ranging from weeks to months for treating heart-related conditions and disorders. However, taking it on your own for years without a doctor's consent can be fatal. Hence, only take it as long as your doctor has prescribed it to you.
When you are taking a beta-blocker, your health care provider may recommend that you limit your consumption of bananas and other high potassium foods including papaya, tomato, avocado and kale.
If you forget to take CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET at any time, take it as soon as you remember, then continue to take it at the usual times. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Yes, CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET can cause hypoglycaemia but in very rare cases. In patients who have diabetes, CARVISTAR 12.5MG TABLET should be taken with caution and also they should measure their blood sugar level regularly.
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