Carvedilol Oral Tablet 12.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Carvedilol: Oral tablet (12.5mg)

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Carvedilol 12.5mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  C33
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Carvedilol 12.5mg Tab
Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.
Pill Identification: E  |  03
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Carvedilol 12.5mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93,TV  |  7295
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Carvedilol 12.5mg Tab
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: G  |  164
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Carvedilol 12.5mg Tab
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: ZC41 

What is this Medicine?

CARVEDILOL (KAR ve dil ol) is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Carvedilol: Oral tablet(12.5mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Carvedilol 12.5mg Tablet

NDC: 003783633
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Myocardial Infarction Prophylaxis, Hypertension, Heart Failure, Reduction Of Cardiovascular Mortality, Cardiomyopathy

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Angina, Atrial Flutter, Atrial Fibrillation, Unstable Angina

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Carvedilol 12.5mg Tablet
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  C33
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Carvedilol 12.5mg Tablet

Migraine Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nerve Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bundle-branch Block Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Loss Of Memory Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Paresis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
0.1-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
0.1-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
0.1-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Block Incidence:
0.1-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Dyskinesia Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
0.1-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Thinking Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nightmares Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasoconstriction Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Photosensitivity Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Psoriasis-Like Rash Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
0.1-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid In Lungs Incidence:
0.1-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Triglycerides Incidence:
0.1-1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
0.5-10.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Cholesterol Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
1.1-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.8-20.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gout Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Melena Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Volume Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Prothrombin Level Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sodium Levels Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.0-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Volume Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diabetes Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Potassium Level Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Muscle Tone Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Glycosuria Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.0-32.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
2.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
4.0-6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
5.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Visual Impairment Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
5.0-12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
5.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
7.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
7.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
9.0-20.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Weight Gain Incidence:
10.0-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
24.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Carvedilol 12.5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Carvedilol 12.5mg Tablet(Carvedilol)
Marijuana and Beta-blockers(Carvedilol)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Beta-Blockers (examples: Coreg, Metoprolol or Lopressor or Toprol, Nadolol or Corgard, Propranolol or Inderal) together without talking to your health care provider. Marijuana, Medical may decrease the effectiveness of Beta-Blockers. It is possible that Marijuana, Medical can cause high blood pressure, increased heart rate or other heart-related side effects in persons predisposed to these conditions, which may make the Beta-Blocker-type drug less effective at treating heart or blood pressure related problems.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Carvedilol 12.5mg Tablet(Carvedilol)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Carvedilol)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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