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Brand name: Carvedilol (Blooms The Chemist) TM

Active ingredients: carvedilol

What it is used for

Carvedilol is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. Data have not been provided to support the use of this drug in renovascular disease.,Carvedilol is indicated for the treatment of patients with symptomatic mild to severe (NYHA Class II¹ IV) congestive heart failure as an adjunct to conventional treatments (e.g. diuretics, digoxin, ACE-inhibitors and vasodilators).

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Lifetime is 18 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White, oval, biconvex and film-coated tablet, engraved 'APO' on one side and '12.5' on the other side.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient carvedilol

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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