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My BP has dropped to81/59. I quit drinking caffeine coffee 6 days ago. I'm on Carvedilol 25 mg twice a day plus Amlodipine 10 mg I dropped it to 5mg?

My BP has dropped to81/59. I quit drinking caffeine coffee 6 days ago.
I'm on Carvedilol 25 mg twice a day plus Amlodipine 10 mg I dropped it to 5mg?

Stopping caffeine is: unlikely to have had an affect on your BP. This is most likely from your Carvedilol and Amlodipine. I agree with reducing the dose of Amlodipine but you should discuss this with your health care provider as well. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Coreg (Definition)

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


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What is carvedilol?

What is carvedilol?

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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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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Took extra double dose of carvedilol by mistake should there be concern?

Took extra double dose of carvedilol by mistake should there be concern?

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

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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

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What are the side-effects of carvedilol?

What are the side-effects of carvedilol?

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

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Can carvedilol to produce diverticulitis?

Can carvedilol to produce diverticulitis?

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 more

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Can you take 5 mg bystolic/coreg together?

Can you take 5 mg bystolic/coreg together?

No: they are both Beta blockers and you should only haveone orthe other prescribed if your Dr wants beta blocker effect. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering does coreg (carvedilol) have histamine in it?

I'm just wondering does coreg (carvedilol) have histamine in it?

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

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Does coreg (carvedilol) 12.5mg twice a day cause erectile disfunction?

Does coreg (carvedilol) 12.5mg twice a day cause erectile disfunction?

Beta blocker: Potentially can cause erectile dysfunction. Not the only cause medication commonly used for patients with weakened heart. You should discuss with physician reason for use and are you fit for activity. ...Read more

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Will coreg (carvedilol) 12.5 mg twice a day cause erectile disfunction?

Will coreg (carvedilol) 12.5 mg twice a day cause erectile disfunction?

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

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Will coreg (carvedilol) 12.5 mg twice a day cause erectile disfunction?

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

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I've just started a med called carvedilol.How long until i see results?

I've just started a med called carvedilol.How long until i see results?

Depends: Depends on why you are taking it. For slowing heart rate and lowering BP you may see results within a day, but for heart failure or poor cardiac function, then it may take a few weeks. ...Read more

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What is it in coreg (carvedilol) 12.5mg that may cause erectile disfunction?

Coreg (carvedilol): Lowers blood pressure and the neurological effects of the beta blockade may contribute. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Carvedilol (Definition)

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