COREG (Carvedilol)
COREG (Carvedilol)
COREG (Carvedilol)
COREG (Carvedilol)
COREG (Carvedilol)
COREG (Carvedilol)
COREG (Carvedilol)
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COREG (Carvedilol)

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What is this medication?

COREG (Carvedilol)
Antihypertensive; Beta-Blocker with Alpha-Blocking Activity

Brand Name US: Coreg
Australian Equivalent: Dilatrend

Carvedilol is indicated for the treatment of hypertension, heart failure with reduced ejection fraction including left ventricular dysfunction.

How does this medication work? 

COREG (Carvedilol) is a non-selective beta-block with alpha-blocking activity that reduces heart rate and contractility, along with reducing peripheral resistance through vasodilation all of which lower blood pressure. 

How should I take this medication? 

Oral: Take 3.25mg twice daily to 80mg daily depending on the release form and indication.

How to Take:  Take with food to minimize the risk of orthostatic hypotension.  In the case, of extended release capsules, you can open the capsule and sprinkle its contents on applesauce.  Make sure to not crush, chew or divide the contents of the capsule.

What should I watch for while using this medication? 

Before starting COREG (Carvedilol), make sure your physician is aware of any allergies or medications you currently take.  Due to its beta-blocker activity, some patients may experience bradycardia, floppy iris syndrome and hypotension/syncope.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of medication, try to take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, take only that scheduled dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

How should I store this medication?

Keep out of the reach of children at all times. Store at room temperature, 59 to 86° F (15 to 30° C). Protect from light. Keep the container tightly closed. Properly dispose of any unused medication after the expiration date.

What are the possible side effects of using this medication?

Hypotension, orthostatic hypotension, dizziness, fatigue, weight gain, hyperglycemia, diarrhea, asthenia.

Note this is not a complete list of side effects for COREG (Carvedilol), only common ones.