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Many!: Most are not serious and may be a desired effect. Slowing of the heart rate to make pumping of the heart more efficient, as does lowering BP which the drug dose. At high doses it can cause bronchospasm of the airways, so use with caution with asthmatics. In men, it can cause ed, although in a minority of patients. ...Read more
NO: Coreg (carvedilol) ca cause nausea and GI upset, but does not cause diverticulitis. Diverticula are "out pouchings" of the lining of the GI tract, most commonly found in the colon. When one of these "out pouchings" becomes infected, then it is diverticulitis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Beta Blockers: Nope. Coreg (carvedilol) is a beta blocker which means it interacts with the beta adrenergic receptors to avoid its given function. Coreg (carvedilol) is able to block b1,b2 and alpha 1 receptors being and for this it is considered non-selective beta blocker. The adrenergic receptors are a class of G protein-coupled receptors that are targets of the catecholamines, especially norepinephrine and epinephrine Cheers C ...Read more
CauseOrInterrelate: Erections enabled by enough ? blood flow into corpus cavernosum of penis to push vein flaps closed, trap blood & distend the tissue. Thus men with advanced arterial disease, congestive heart failure, etc. Do not achieve erections easily. Coreg, (carvedilol) in combo acei or arb agents, aggressive tx of lipoproteins/nmr particle test, hba1c, bp, etc., ? CHF overtime, yet ? too fast, might ? erection ability. ...Read more
Possibly so: Coreg (carvedilol) is a class of drugs known as "beta blockers." loss of erectile function is a possible side effect, though not that common. Often, particularly in a man as young as you, the major cause is worrying whether you'll have an erection--there's nothing sexy about worrying! still, it's a good idea to speak with your prescribing doctor to see if there's an alternative medication. ...Read more
Can i still take 12.5mg coreg (carvedilol) twice a day and still use Cialis at any dosage with Cialis being effective?
I am 31 years old. I take coreg (carvedilol) 12.5mg twice a day. Who is at most risk of developing erectile disfunction while taking coreg (carvedilol) 12.5mg 2 a day?
It's possible, but: Coreg (carvedilol) falls into the category of a newer type of beta blocker. This family of drug, particularly in young males may--but not risks, side effects, benefit must be weighed for each drug for each person. If the side effect occurs, don't stop the drug, but report it to your physician. I'm quite certain an alternate medication that won't cause ed can be found for your problem. ...Read more
Sympathetic blocker: Hi. Carvedilol is a alpha-1/non-selective beta receptor antagonist. It is a good drug for CHF, angina, high blood pressure, and pulse control. Blocking alpha-1 receptors lessens arterial vascular tone and lowers after load. Blocking beta-1 receptors slows heart rate, diminishes cardiac contractility, and decreases myocardial oxygen demand. Blocking beta-2 receptors is not desirable; it's syd efect ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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