Carca CR 10 Tablet

 133.50

Carca CR 10 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Carvedilol (10mg)

INTRODUCTION

Carca CR 10 Tablet 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 blood can flow more easily to the heart. Lowering blood pressure helps to prevent future heart attack and stroke.

Carca CR 10 Tablet should be taken with food. You should take it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It is important to take it even if you feel well or if your blood pressure is controlled. You should not stop this medicine without talking to the doctor as your condition could get worse. Thus, your doctor will decide the time period till which you need to take this medicine.

Making some changes in your lifestyle will help in improving your condition. These may include regular exercise, losing weight, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol intake, and reducing the amount of salt in your diet as advised by your doctor. This medicine is tolerated well by most patients but it has few side effects also. Some patients may experience dizziness, so you should avoid driving after taking the medicine. Other side effects include headache and tiredness. Let your doctor know if these side effects bother you or do not go away. You should keep monitoring your blood pressure as this medicine may reduce it.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any heart or kidney disease. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it.

USES OF CARCA TABLET CR

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Angina (heart-related chest pain)
  • Heart failure

SIDE EFFECTS OF CARCA TABLET CR

Common
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

HOW TO USE CARCA TABLET CR

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. Carca CR 10 Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW CARCA TABLET CR WORKS

Carca CR 10 Tablet 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 blood around the body.

SAFETY ADVICE

warningsAlcohol
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Carca CR 10 Tablet.
warningsPregnancy
Carca CR 10 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warningsBreastfeeding
Carca CR 10 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
warningsDriving
Carca CR 10 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warningsKidney
Carca CR 10 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Carca CR 10 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
warningsLiver
Carca CR 10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Carca CR 10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carca CR 10 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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