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Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Carvedilol,ivabradine

Manufacturer : SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 218
Price :186
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Introduction to Cardivas In 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet contains the active constituents of Carvedilol and Ivabradine, which belong to antihypertensives. It helps to control high blood pressure and excess water and electrolyte from the body. Additionally, this medicine helps relax the blood vessels by making the heart pump blood all over the body, and it decreases the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Do not take Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet, if you are allergic to Carvedilol, Ivabradine or any of its ingredients. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor about kidney, diabetes, and liver-related problems and other medicines for blood pressure and heart conditions. If a patient is breastfeeding or lactating mother or planning for pregnancy, consult the doctor before starting this medication. While using this medication, blood pressure should be monitored regularly. 

The common side effects of Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet are dizziness, change in taste, headaches, feeling sleepy, tiredness, and stomach upset. Don't drive or handle heavy machinery because patients may lack concentration and make lifestyle changes such as eating a low-fat and salt diet and quitting smoking, which helps the medication work effectively. 


Uses of Cardivas In 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

  • Used  to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
  • Used to treat angina (chest pain)
  • Used to treat heart failure.

Therapeutic Effects of Cardivas In 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels by blocking the effects of the chemicals on the heart and blood vessels by reducing the blood pressure and it reduces the risk of heart attack, stroke, and kidney problems. This medication should be taken regularly as stopping of medicines without proper advice from the doctor can cause serious complications.


Interaction of Cardivas In 12.5mg/5mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your physician about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet and cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Cardivas In 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

  • Store away from light & moisture and maintain the temperature below 30ºc
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children.

How to consume Cardivas In 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet has to be taken as per the advice of the doctor. It can be taken in an empty stomach or along with food, but it has to be taken at a fixed time daily. The dosage of this medication will depend upon the condition and how individuals respond to the medication. Avoid breaking or chewing the tablet. Instead, swallow it whole with a glass of water.


Safety Advices for Cardivas In 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

It is unsafe to use Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet in pregnancy because it causes harmful effects on the developing baby. Consult your doctor before starting this medication.

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Breast Feeding

  

It is safe to use Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet in lactating or breast-feeding mothers. Consult the doctor before taking this medication, 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whetherCardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet is safe to be administered in patients with lung diseases. Inform your physician if you have any lung diseases before initiating the therapy. 

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Liver

  

Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet is used with caution in patients with liver disorders and avoided in patients with severe liver disorders since it causes further liver damage. Alteration of the dose is required for patients with liver disorders. Inform your doctor before starting this medication.

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Alcohol

  

It is unsafe to use Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet during alcohol consumption as this decrease the effect of lowering the blood pressure

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Driving

  

It is unsafe to use Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet on driving because it causes a lack of concentration and alertness.


Side Effects of Cardivas In 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medications cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Slow heart rate
  • Decreased blood pressure

Common

  • Fever
  • Change in taste
  • Dizziness and tiredness
  • dryness of eyes
  • Feeling sleepy
  • Headaches
  • Back pain
  • Stomach upset
  • Nausea
  • Muscle pain

Word of Advice

It is suggested to tell your doctor if you have any history of allergic reactions to avoid life-threatening complications. Tell the doctor before the treatment commencement if the patient is pregnant or having liver, kidney, or uterine problems and other medicines taken for hypertension and heart condition. Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet is used with caution in patients with kidney disorders and no dose alteration is required. Consult the doctor before taking this medication. While using this medication, blood pressure, liver, diabetes should be monitored regularly, and a kidney function test should be performed to note if there are any abnormal changes.

As this medicine has an action of diuretic, it causes frequent urination. It's better to take this medicine 4 hrs before going to bed and it is very important to take this medicine even if you feel well. The dosage of this medication will depend upon the condition and how individuals respond to the medication. Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet acts by lowering blood pressure and reduces heart attack and stroke, so don't stop this medication without the proper advice of a doctor.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I stop taking Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tableton my own?

No, Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet should not be stopped without proper care and it should be taken even if the patient is feeling well because stopping or missing a dose can increase hypertension and increase the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Q 2. Is Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet a blood thinner?

No, Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet does not belong to blood thinners and they are beta blockers which are used to reduce high blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and nerves.

Q 3. What are the side effects of Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet?

The common side effects of Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet are dizziness, headache, fatigue, tiredness, low blood pressure, diarrhea and these symptoms are relieved on their own.

Q 4. How does Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet work?

Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet works by blocking the action of chemicals in the heart thereby controlling the high blood pressure and is also used in the treatment of angina and heart failure.

Q 5. Does Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet cause dryness?

Yes. Cardivas IN 12.5mg/5mg tablet can cause dryness of eyes and mouth and hence patients are recommended to use eye drops and drink a lot of water to avoid dryness.


Fact Box of Cardivas In 12.5mg/5mg Tablet

Molecule name: Carvedilol+Ivabradine

Therapeutic class:  Antihypertensive drugs 

Pharmacological class: 

1. Alpha blocker 

2. Beta blocker

Indications: 

1. This medication is used in the treatment of high blood pressure, which is commonly known as hypertension.

2. It is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain)

3. It is used in the treatment of heart failure.


References

  1. KD. Tripathi. Antianginal and other Anti-ischaemic Drugs & Drugs Affecting Renin-Angiotensin System. Eighth edition. June 2018. Page – 596 & 536.
  2. Milpharm Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC),  [Revised on December 2019] [Accessed on 19th August 2023 https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3108.pdf 
  3. GlaxoSmithKline, US Food and Drug Administration, [Revised on September 2017] [Accessed on 19th August 2023] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2017/020297s038lbl.pdf 

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