CEVAS 12.5mg Tablet 10's

Heart Failure Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

CEVAS 12.5MG contain Carvedilol which belongs to a group of medicine called beta-blockers. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), chest pain and heart failure. Hypertension is a condition in which the force of the blood against the artery wall is high. Discomfort in the chest is called chest pain. Heart failure is a chronic condition in which heart does not pump blood as well.

CEVAS 12.5MG works by relaxing and widening the blood vessel. This makes easier for your heart to pump blood around the body and reduces blood pressure and strain on your heart. Making some changes in your lifestyle will help in improving your condition. These may include regular exercise, losing weight, smoking cessation, reducing alcohol intake, and reducing the amount of salt in your diet.

This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF CEVAS 12.5MG

  • Treat high blood pressure (hypertension), chest pain(angina), heart failure

HOW CEVAS 12.5MG WORKS

CEVAS 12.5MG works by relaxing and widening the blood vessel. This makes easier for your heart to pump blood around the body and reduces blood pressure and strain on your heart.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take CEVAS 12.5MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CEVAS 12.5MG

COMMON

  • dizziness
  • headache
  • tiredness
  • low blood pressure
  • heart failure
  • bronchitis, Pneumonia, upper respiratory tract infection
  • infections of the urinary tract
  • low numbers of red blood cells
  • increase in weight
  • elevated cholesterol level
  • loss of blood sugar control
  • depression
  • visual disturbance
  • eye irritation
  • slow heart rate
  • oedema, fluid overload and increased volume of blood in the body
  • problems with blood circulation, hardening of the arteries
  • fluid accumulation in the lungs
  • diarrhoea
  • malaise, vomiting, stomach pains, indigestion
  • pains (arms and legs)
  • disturbances in renal function
  • difficulty in passing urine

RARE

  • lowered blood platelet count
  • dryness of the mouth
  • stuffy nose

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluids, such as water or squash, to avoid dehydration. Do not take any other medicines without consulting to a doctor.

vomiting:

Try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Stomach pain:

Keep try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly and smaller and frequent meals. Applying a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may also help. If still pain persists, speak to your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

CEVAS 12.5MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

CEVAS 12.5MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machine while taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness or tiredness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with CEVAS 12.5MG.

KIDNEY

CEVAS 12.5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

CEVAS 12.5MG is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases. Before taking, discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

ALLERGY

Do not take CEVAS 12.5MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Carvedilol or any other ingredients in this medicine.

LUNGS

Do not take CEVAS 12.5MG if you have a history of wheezing due to asthma or other lung disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

HEART DISEASE

CEVAS 12.5MG is not recommended in patients with active heart diseases. Before taking, discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had condition such as:

  • very low blood pressure
  • Prinzmetal’s angina
  • phaeochromocytoma
  • metabolic acidosis
  • very poor blood circulation in the hands and feet or lower legs, or Raynaud’s phenomenon
  • diabetes
  • psoriasis

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor, if you are taking,

  • diltiazem, verapamil, or amiodarone (used to treat an irregular heartbeat)
  • isosorbide mononitrate or glyceryl trinitrate (used to treat angina)
  • digoxin (used to treat heart failure)
  • doxazosin, reserpine, amlodipine or indoramin (used to treat high blood pressure)
  • fluoxetine, tricyclic antidepressants, barbiturates, phenothiazines, haloperidol or monoamine oxide inhibitors (used to treat depression)
  • ciclosporin (used to prevent your body rejecting organs after transplant operations)
  • oral antidiabetic medicines or insulin (used to reduce blood sugar)
  • clonidine or ergotamine (used to reduce blood pressure or treat migraine)
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicine such as ibuprofen or diclofenac (used to treat pain and inflammation)
  • estrogen (used for hormone replacement therapy)
  • corticosteroids such as prednisolone (used to suppress inflammatory or allergic reactions)
  • rifampicin or erythromycin (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • cimetidine (used to treat stomach ulcers, heartburn, and acid reflux)
  • ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
  • ephedrine or pseudoephedrine (used to treat decongestant cough and cold)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Carvedilol
Pharmacological Category :   Antihypertensive agent
Therapeutic Indication :   High blood pressure (hypertension), Chest pain, Heart failure
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Do not store above 30ºC and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT CEVAS 12.5MG

What are the rare side effects of CEVAS 12.5MG?

This medicine may cause rare side effects such as lowered blood platelet count, dryness of the mouth and stuffy nose.

Can CEVAS 12.5MG cause headache?

Yes, this medicine may cause headache in some individuals. Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

REFERENCES

1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page – 630-632.

2. Panagiotis C Stafylas 1, Pantelis A Sarafidis. Carvedilol in hypertension treatment.NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov.2008. [Accessed 17 Nov 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18629377/

3. Klaus KA Witte1 and Andrew L Clark2. Carvedilol in the treatment of elderly patients with chronic heart failure. US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health. Mar 2008. [Accessed 17 Nov 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2544370/

4. APL Swift Services (Malta) Limited; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Dec 2019] [Accessed 17 Nov 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.3105.pdf

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