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CARDIVAS 6.25MG TAB

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CARDIVAS 6.25MG TAB

Cardivas 6.25mg Tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Cardivas 6.25mg Tab is used to treat high blood pressure and irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia) and can also be used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. Cardivas 6.25mg Tab helps to control high blood pressure and this reduces your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of Cardivas 6.25mg Tab is Carvedilol 6.25 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Cardivas 6.25mg Tab lowers the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Cardivas 6.25mg Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • Kidney ailments
  • Liver problems
  • Are severely dehydrated
  • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
  • Caution: It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Cardivas 6.25mg Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Cardivas 6.25mg Tab
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Upset stomach
  • Palpitations
  • Increased potassium level in blood
How to Use

How to Use

Cardivas 6.25mg Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Cardivas 6.25mg Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
This medicine should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking Cardivas 6.25mg Tab contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Abdominal cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash
  • Sleep disorders
  • Irritability
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Trembling
  • Palpitations
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take Cardivas 6.25mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? Cardivas 6.25mg Tab may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? Cardivas 6.25mg Tab may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? Cardivas 6.25mg Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? This medicine may be unsafe and may lead to serious and adverse side effects if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this medicine, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. this medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start it on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Carvedilol for:

This medication is an alpha- and beta-blocker, prescribed for heart failure and high blood pressure. It relaxes blood vessels and slowing heart rate to improve blood flow and decreases blood pressure.

How does Carvedilol work:

Carvedilol blocks chemicals that fire up the body.

How should Carvedilol be used:

Oral- Hypertension- Adult: Initially, 12.5 mg once daily increased to 25 mg once daily after 2 days. Alternatively, initial dose of 6.25 mg bid increased to 12.5 mg bid after 1-2 wk, increased further if necessary to 50 mg once daily or in divided doses. Elderly: 12.5 mg once daily. Angina pectoris- Adult: Initially, 12.5 mg bid increased to 25 mg bid after 2 days. Heart failure- Adult: Initially, 3.125 mg bid, doubled to 6.25 mg bid after 2 wk if tolerated, then gradually increased to the max dose the patient can tolerate at intervals of not <2 wk. Max dose: >85 kg: 50 mg bid; <85 kg: 25 mg bid. Left ventricular dysfunction post myocardial infarction- Adult: Initially: 6.25 mg bid, if tolerated, after 3-10 days, increase to 12.5 mg bid and then to a target dose of 25 mg bid. It comes as a tablet and an extended-release (long-acting) capsule to take by mouth. The tablet is usually taken twice a day with food.

Common side effects of Carvedilol :

Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Feeling tired or weak. Loose stools (diarrhea). Dry eyes. Using artificial tears may help. Change in sex ability. This most often goes back to normal. Allergic side effects may rarely happen.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. - Do not change the dose or stop this drug. - Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Carvedilol :

Alert your doctor if you suffer from heart, liver or lung disease including asthma.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Change in how contact lenses feel in the eyes. Trouble breathing. A big weight gain. Very loose stools diarrhea). Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Carvedilol with other medicines:

Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here: - other medicines for high blood pressure or heart disease, especially digoxin, clonidine, prazosin. - migraine medicines such as ergotamine. - rifampicin (a TB medicine). - cimetidine (a gastric medicine). Do not take antacids together with Carvedilol. Antacids may affect the effectiveness of Carvedilol. If you must take antacids, take it at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after you take Carvedilol. Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Carvedilol :

Store below 30°C.keep away from children.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Beta-Blockers


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Cardivas 6.25mg Tab?

Cardivas 6.25mg Tab is used to treat high blood pressure and irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia) and can also be used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. Cardivas 6.25mg Tab helps to control high blood pressure and this reduces your risk of having a heart attack or a stroke.

Q2. Can we take Cardivas 6.25mg Tab daily?

It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.

Q3. How many Cardivas 6.25mg Tab can be taken in a day?

This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

Q4. What are the side effects of Cardivas 6.25mg Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, headache, sleepiness, dizziness, tiredness, upset stomach, palpitations and increased potassium level in blood.

Q5. Does Cardivas 6.25mg Tab make you sleepy?

Yes. This tab may make you drowsy.

Q6. When should I take Cardivas 6.25mg Tab?

At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

Q7. Is Cardivas 6.25mg Tab harmful for health?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

Q8. Can we take Cardivas 6.25mg Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

It can be taken with or without food.

Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Cardivas 6.25mg Tabs?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to Cardivas 6.25mg Tab or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver disease, kidney disease, severe dehydration should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q10. Can I give Cardivas 6.25mg Tab to a child?

Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

Q11. How long does the effect of Cardivas 6.25mg Tab last?

It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

Q12. Can I take Cardivas 6.25mg Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

Q13. At what time can I take Cardivas 6.25mg Tab?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

Q14. Can I take Cardivas 6.25mg Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

No. Prescription Required.

Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Cardivas 6.25mg Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

Q16. How to store Cardivas 6.25mg Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Cardivas 6.25mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q18. For how long should I take Cardivas 6.25mg Tab?

The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Cardivas 6.25mg Tab?

It takes about 1 hour to show its effect. However, the amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Cardivas 6.25mg Tab?

CARDILARC 6.25MG TAB
,
CARCA 6.25MG TAB
,
CARLOC 6.25MG TAB

Seller Information
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SUN PHARMA

aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

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