Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Trade name: Cardivas
Strength: 6.5 mg
Active ingredient: Carvedilol
Category: Beta blocker
Pregnancy category: Carvedilol belongs to FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Cardivas 6.5 mg tablet is used to treat heart filure and high blood pressure. It is also used after heart attack to increase the survival rate.
How to use: Take Cardivas 6.5 mg tablet orally as directed by your physician with food. If you are taking it to improve hypertension take the blood pressure readings to let your doctor know.
Side Effects: Dry eyes, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, impotence, cough, tiredness
Dosage: The initial dose for heart failure is 3.125 mg twice daily. The initial dose for high blood pressure is 6.25 mg twice a daily.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: august 16th, 2015
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