Is coreg (carvedilol) used more for blood pessure or heart conditions?

Heart failure, Hi BP. Carvediol (coreg) is a 'beta-blocker' with 2 indications. Carvedilol is used to treat congestive heart failure (chf)= (condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to all parts of the body) and high blood pressure. It is used to treat people whose hearts cannot pump blood well as a result of a heart attack. Carvedilol is most often prescibed for heart failure (CHF) --answer your question.

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What kinds of heart conditions / diseases are caused due to high blood pressure?

Hypertrophic N then. Chronic hypertension often cause hypertrophy (thickening of heartwalls) and thus stiffness, and eventually become ischemic (not enough blood) and can dilate (enlarge) etc... Too thick/stiff =can't fill well; ischemic=chest pain/heart attack; dilated/weakened=congestive heartfailure. It is a complicated process which can be mitgated by treating high blood pressure. Consult doc. Good luck. Read more...

My heart rate is high today, im on diltiazem (120 mg) once daily and coreg (carvedilol) (6.25 mg) twice daily but my hr still goes high for no apparent reason.

Why on meds ? The answer may be related to the reason you are on these medications, which you have not mentioned. Cannot give a good answer without knowing that. Read more...