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Coreg (Overview)

Coreg is an alpha/beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


Coreg (Overview)

Coreg is an alpha/beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm control drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Please describe the medication: coreg (carvedilol)?

Please describe the medication: coreg (carvedilol)?

Carvidilol: It is a type of beta blocker used in hypertension treatment. It has Alpha and beta blocking properties that are effective in lowering blood pressure. ...Read more

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Cardiologist switched me from metropolol 12.5 once daily to coreg (carvedilol) 3.125 twice daily to see if the metr.Was cause of shallow breathing..Is coreg (carvedilol) safe?

Cardiologist switched me from metropolol 12.5 once daily to coreg (carvedilol) 3.125 twice daily to see if the metr.Was cause of shallow breathing..Is coreg (carvedilol) safe?

Yes but: All drugs have some side effects uniquely their own. Coreg (carvedilol) is very similar to metopolol in being a beta blocker but having additional Alpha 2 action as well. You will need to trust your cardiologiston this. ...Read more

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Since starting coreg (carvedilol) 3.125 twice daily hands feet and even nose freezing.Worse than metropolol..Is this a side effect ..Never had this problem before?

Since starting coreg (carvedilol) 3.125 twice daily hands feet and even nose freezing.Worse than metropolol..Is this a side effect ..Never had this problem before?

Unexpected: I have seen very strange and unexpected reactions to drugs and yours are certainly unusual. Nonetheless if it affects you this way, you should contact the doctor who prescribe it for an alternative since there are many other options available. ...Read more

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Taking coreg and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) for high blood pressure for about four months..Can side effects start after 4 months?

Taking coreg and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) for high blood pressure for about four months..Can side effects start after 4 months?

Yes: Yes. See your doctor to discuss your symptoms. He/she will determine if it's the meds (through history, maybe blood work). It's always good to follow up periodically when on meds anyway. ...Read more

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Dr. Stopped all meds due to low BP &. Last 1/2 coreg (carvedilol) 2.5daysago. Very dizzy, am i going thru withdrawal? How long until coreg (carvedilol) is out of my system?

Dr. Stopped all meds due to low BP &.  Last 1/2 coreg (carvedilol) 2.5daysago.  Very dizzy, am i going thru withdrawal?  How long until coreg (carvedilol) is out of my system?

5 doses : Most of the medication will be out of the system after about five half-lives of the medication. Dosing for a lot of medications is actually longer than the drug half-life so most of medication is already gone. ...Read more

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Carvedilol (Definition)

Carvedilol is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more