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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cravex.
Cravex 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
Cravex is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Cravex may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Cravex is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cravex is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any underlyi... View More
Cravex should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cravex may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Cravex is... View More
Cravex 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 Cravex
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Angina (heart-related chest pain)
- Heart failure
Side effects of Cravex
- Decreased blood pressure
How to use Cravex
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. Cravex is to be taken with... View More
How Cravex works
Cravex 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 Cravex, and inform your doctor if it has not improved.
- Cravex 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 Cravex as it may make the side effects worse.
- Do not stop taking Cravex 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
Carvedilol is a nonselective beta-adrenoreceptor and alpha-adrenergic blocking activity. It exerts antihypertensive effect partly by reducing total per... View More
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
Decreased serum levels w/ rifampicin. Combination w/ Ca channel blockers (e.g. verapamil and diltiazem) can lead to bradycardia and myocardial depressio... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More