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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?
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
I've been taken off of coreg for hbp and now on cozaar (losartan). After two weeks taking half dose of coreg and then stopping my heart is pounding making my body sway to the beat. Normal for withdrawal?
Beta block: Did you check with your doctor? Why do you switch meds? See your doctor is the way. ...Read more
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
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
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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 more
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Usually not: Many patients tolerate high doses of carvedilol. If you are not feeling dizzy or lightheaded for the next several hours, I recommend lying down and taking it easy. The effects will start to wane in several hours. Good luck!! ...Read more
Possibly: Possibly...however, one should phone their doctor for advice regarding appropriate dosing. ...Read more
Is it better to take carvedilol in the morning or evening? What time of the day gives the better effect of this medication?
Depends: Coreg (carvedilol) immediate release should be taken twice daily. Coreg (carvedilol) cr is taken once daily with food. The best time of day to schedule medication is based on compatibility with other prescriptions, personal history of medical compliance and lifestyle. You can discuss concerns with primary care provider and pharmicist. ...Read more
Carvedilol: The best way is to talk to your doctor and follow the doctor's advice regarding the drug. If you're thinking of stopping the drug without the doctor's knowledge or supervision, that isn't a 'good' way and could cause you serious problems. ...Read more
Wean: First discuss with your doctor to be sure it is ok. Then ask the doc how to wean off the drug if it's the right thing to do. ...Read more
See below: Potential for coreg to cause airway constriction. This is what is taught. However, it seems in practice, this is a much different story. I'm sure some people have had issues like this, but in my practice, I've rarely if ever, seen any problems. ...Read more
See below: Isosorbide will clear system within 24 to 48 hours. However for Coreg (carvedilol) you'll see a gradual improvement over a few days after cessation. Complete clearing of the effects of it in about two weeks. ...Read more