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(Also known as Dilatrend)
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to (Coreg (Carvedilol) )
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What is Carvedilol used for?Chemical Name: CARVEDILOL (KAR-ve-dil-ole)
This particular medicine is known to act as a beta-blocker as it affects the heart and blood circulation through your arteries and veins. This medicine is primarily used to treat heart failure and hypertension, that is, high blood pressure. Moreover, doctors may also give you this medicine if you had a heart attack and your heart is not pumping blood well.
Just ensure that you use this particular medicine as your doctor has prescribed you to take it. This is also because it may be used for other purposes that are not listed or mentioned here. Also available as Carvedilol 25 mg, you can buy Coreg online from Canada Pharmacy.
The active ingredient in Coreg is carvedilol.
You should take Coreg generic as your doctor has prescribed. Also, this medicine works best when you take it with your meals. You can open the capsule and use the powder by sprinkling it on pudding and taking it with it. This removes the bitter taste of the medicine, and also you do not have to swallow the whole capsule. It makes swallowing easier. However, if you take this particular medicine in this way, make sure that you take it right away and you do not leave it for later use.
Moreover, you should take this medicine the same time every day. Do not skip the dose because your condition may become worse. Also, do not suddenly stop using this medicine or your condition may start to get worse. Be sure to contact your doctor before taking any step.
Do not take this medicine if you have:
- Liver disease
- Serious heart condition
Also, tell your doctor if you have:
- Thyroid disorder
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease
- Circulation problem
- Allergic history
Other cautions may also exist not mentioned here
As with any other medication, this particular medicine, Coreg, also comes with its share of adverse effects including:
- Shortness of breath
- Slow breaths
- Rapid weight gain
- Chest pain
- Dry cough
- Tightened chest
- High blood sugar
- Dry eyes
Other side effects which are not listed here may also be present.
Product Code: 1428
What is a Generic Drug?
A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.