CARVEDILOL EXTENDED-RELEASE - ORAL
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Coreg CR
When gradually stopping this medication, it is recommended that you temporarily limit physical activity to decrease strain on the heart. Get medical help right away if you develop:
Remember that this medication has been prescribed because your medical provider has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not experience serious side effects. Tell your medical provider right away if you experience any serious side effects, including:
Although this medication may be used to treat heart failure, some people may (in rare cases) develop new or worsening symptoms of heart failure, especially at the start of Carvedilol treatment. Tell your medical provider right away if you develop any of these serious side effects:
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including:
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, request a callback for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch
Before using this medication, tell your medical provider or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
This product may also make it harder to control your blood sugar. Check your blood sugar regularly as directed and share the results with your medical provider. Tell your medical provider right away if you experience symptoms of high blood sugar, such as increased thirst or urination. They may need to adjust your diabetes medication, exercise program or diet. It is more likely this medication could cause hypoglycemia. If you experience signs of low blood sugar, see your medical provider in person. Signs of hypoglycemia include:
This medication may interact with:
Some products have ingredients that could raise your heart rate or blood pressure or worsen your heart failure. Tell your pharmacist what products you are using, and ask how to use them safely—especially cough-and-cold products, diet aids or NSAIDs such as Ibuprofen and Naproxen.
If someone has overdosed and is experiencing serious symptoms—such as passing out or trouble breathing—call 911. If symptoms from taking this medication are less severe, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 right away. Symptoms of overdose may include very slow heartbeat, severe dizziness, fainting, slow/shallow breathing or seizures.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
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