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Is coreg (carvedilol) an alpha beta blocker?

Is coreg (carvedilol) an alpha beta blocker?

Yes: Carvedilol is an excellent medication that has Alpha & beta blocking properties. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Coreg (Definition)

Coreg is an alpha/beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more


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Can Labetalol or an Alpha+Beta-blocker therapy reduce blurry vision&poor cognitive function due to longstanding vasoconstriction from a stim-overdose?

Can Labetalol or an Alpha+Beta-blocker therapy reduce blurry vision&poor cognitive function due to longstanding vasoconstriction from a stim-overdose?

Are you asking about: neuropsychological effects of chronic misuse/ overprescription of amphetamine or methylphenidate or chronic use of methamphetamine or cocaine ? Was did brain MRI show? Have you seen an ophthalmologist? Chronic misuse of amphetamine causes low levels of dopamine in the prefrontal cortex , associated with cognitive deficits diagnosed by neuropsychological tests. Beta blockers won't reverse this. ...Read more

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Metropolol and now coreg (carvedilol)...Sinus issues...Why do beta blockers cause this ....Any suggestions as to one that may not?

Metropolol and now coreg (carvedilol)...Sinus issues...Why do beta blockers cause this ....Any suggestions as to one that may not?

Beta 1 selective: Beta 1 is found in the heart b2 receptors are found in the lungs and respiratory system.If one takes a beta blocker that it nonselective it can act on the heart and lower the blood pressure but can act on the lung and potentially cause a cough. This is why beta blocker can potentially cause coughing in asthmatics. You should talk to your pcp if symptoms or side effects continue. Good luck. ...Read more

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I understand beta blockers are sometimes prescribed for anxiety. I take coreg (carvedilol) for hbp. I also have gad. Will this medication help gad?

I understand beta blockers are sometimes prescribed for anxiety. I take coreg (carvedilol) for hbp. I also have gad. Will this medication help gad?

A little: It tends to help anxiety because it suppresses the body's reaction to adrenaline (such as palpitations), which only makes us more anxious, so it can help break a vicious cycle. And that's why it's used for stage fright. But that may not be enough to full control gad. ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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Carvedilol (Definition)

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