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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cavelon.
Cavelon may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing... View More
Cavelon is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Cavelon may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Cavelon is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cavelon is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any underl... View More
Cavelon should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cavelon may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Cavelon... View More
Cavelon is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure, heart related chest pain (angina) and heart failure. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, so... View More
Uses of Cavelon
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Angina (heart-related chest pain)
- Heart failure
Side effects of Cavelon
- Decreased blood pressure
How to use Cavelon
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cavelon is to be taken wit... View More
How Cavelon works
Cavelon is an alpha and beta blocker. It works by slowing down the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping... View More
- It should be taken with food.
- Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Cavelon, and inform your doctor if it has not improved.
- Cavelon may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Cavelon as it may make the side effects worse.
- Do not stop taking Cavelon suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Hypertension, Congestive heart failure, Myocardial infarction, Left ventricular dysfunction, Angina pectoris
Should be taken with food.
Congestive Heart Failure Immediate release 3.125 mg PO q12hr for 2 weeks, then increased every 2 weeks as tolerated to 6.25 mg, 12.5 mg, or 25 mg PO t... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment: No dosage adjustments necessary
Hypersensitivity; severe chronic heart failure, bronchial asthma or related bronchospastic conditions; severe hepatic impairment. Patients with NYHA cla... View More
Mode of Action
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Avoid abrupt withdrawal as it may precipitate thyroid storm or exacerbate hyperthyroidism. Liver injury; vascular disease, renal failures, suspected pha... View More
>10% Dizziness (2-32%),Fatigue (4-24%),Hypotension (9-20%),Weight gain (10-12%),Hyperglycemia (5-12%),Diarrhea (1-12%) 1-10% Bradycardia (2-10%),N... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Available data in pregnant women are insufficient to determine whether there are drug-associated risks of adverse developmental outcomes; the... View More
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