|Price Per Pill or Unit
|US$ 26.4610%US$ 29.40
|US$ 37.4815%US$ 44.10
|US Brand Name
|Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd, India
Cardivas CR 10 mg is widely prescribed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), heart failure, heart-related chest pain or angina, left ventricular dysfunction and discomfort in the chest. It has Carvedilol as a key ingredient that belongs to a group of medicine called beta-blockers. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in India manufactures this drug.
This medicine can treat a chronic condition like heart failure by improving blood pumping around the body. Cardivas CR has Carvedilol, which can relax blood vessels and increase blood flow to the heart. Therefore, blood pressure is lowered, so is the risk of heart attack and stroke. This medication can block the heart muscle's beta receptors and make them less responsive to stress hormones. Moreover, it can block alpha receptors on blood vessels which dilates them, needed for lowering blood pressure and vascular resistance.
Cardivas CR is available in 10 mg tablets that should be taken under prescription, and the doctor directs its dose and duration. It can be taken with food. This medicine is recommended to take even if you feel well or if your blood pressure is under control. One should not stop medication without consulting a doctor.
This medicine is not recommended in children and adolescents under 18 years. People with liver problems should take extra precautions during medication. This medicine is not very safe for pregnant women, and limited data suggest that the medication may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Alcohol should be avoided with Cardivas CR 10 mg to avoid side effects.
This medicine does not render any serious side effects, and they do not require any medical attention. Usually, its side effects disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. The possible side effects of this medicine are:
- Eye irritation
- Decreased blood pressure and slow heart rate
- Bronchitis, Pneumonia, upper respiratory tract infection
- Increase in weight
- Malaise, vomiting, stomach pains, indigestion
- Elevated cholesterol level
- Difficulty in passing urine
- Loss of blood sugar control
- Visual disturbance
- Hardening of the arteries
- Fluid accumulation in the lungs