Brand Name: Cardilol® Tablet
Generic Name: Carvedilol
When is Cardilol® Tablet prescribed?
Cardilol® Tablet is prescribed for the treatment of essential ( non –organically determined) hypertension, chronic stable angina pectoris and chronic heart failure.
How should you take Cardilol® Tablet?
The usual daily dose is one capsule after the main meal and may be increased in severe cases to two capsules daily or as prescribed by physician.
When Cardilol® Tablet must not be prescribed?
In patients hypersensitive to the active ingredient carvedilol or to other ingredients of the product; in cardiogenic shock; in pronounced myocardial insufficiency (decompensated heart failure); in acute pulmonary embolism.
Other drugs that interact with Cardilol® Tablet:
When Cardilol is used at the same time as other drugs, the following must be taken into account:
- The effect of other blood -pressure lowering drugs may be intensified.
- Simultaneous therapy with reserpine, guanethidine, methyldopa, clonidine or guanfacine.
Since the tablets may discolour when exposed to light, it is recommended that they be kept in their closed boxes