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Carvedilol: Oral capsule, extended release

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Carvedilol Phos 20mg ER Cap
Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.
Pill Identification: MUTUAL 900 MUTUAL 900 
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Carvedilol Phos 10mg ER Cap
Apotex Corp
Pill Identification: GSK COREG CR 10mg 
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Carvedilol Phos 20mg ER Cap
Apotex Corp
Pill Identification: GSK COREG CR 20mg 
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Carvedilol Phos 40mg ER Cap
Apotex Corp
Pill Identification: GSK COREG CR 40mg 
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Carvedilol Phos 80mg ER Cap
Apotex Corp
Pill Identification: GSK COREG CR 80mg 
How This Drug Works
Beta Blockers
Beta-blockers prevent natural chemicals called neurotransmitters from over-stimulating and damaging the body.
Beta-blockers prevent natural chemicals, neurotransmitters, from over-stimulating and damaging the body. These neurotransmitters can attach to beta-receptors located all over the body including the heart, kidneys, and eyes. Neurotransmitters that attach to beta-receptors can cause a faster heartbeat, narrower blood vessels, and more fluid pressure in the eyes. Beta-blockers compete with neurotransmitters to attach to the beta-receptors and prevent their stimulation. Beta-blockers can target just one or a few different locations to block the receptors. In the heart, blocking the receptors slows the heart rate. In the kidneys, blocking the receptors affects a hormone, renin, and keeps the blood vessel walls open. In the eye, blocking the receptors decreases fluid pressure.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Carvedilol: Oral capsule, extended release

What is this medicine?

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


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