Carvedilol medicine is a unique antihypertensive medication that shows the activity against both alpha- and beta-adrenergic receptors. It is used as the main active ingredient in various medicines. It helps in the management of congestive heart failure. It also acts as a vasodilator agent and a cardiovascular drug. It is a non-selective beta-blocker indicated to treat mild to moderate congestive heart failure.
Class of Drugs – An alpha and beta-blockers
Molecular Formula – C24H26N2O4
Molecular Weight – 406.5 g/mol
Working: Given medication Carvedilol works by blocking the receptors of the adrenergic nervous system. In the nervous system, adrenalin is active. It blocks the receptors that reduce the heart’s rate and force of contraction. So as to reduce the work of the heart. This ingredient also blocks adrenergic receptors on arteries that causes the arteries to relax and the blood pressure to fall.
Uses: This medicine is indicated to the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also used after a heart attack to improve the chance of survival if the heart is not pumping well. Due to this lowering of high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
Popular Brands and Dosages: Given beta-blocker medicine is used in popular brand medicines as follows:
- Coreg: 3.125 mg, 6.25 mg, 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 10 mg, and 20 mg
- Coreg CR: 3.125 mg, 6.25 mg, 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 10 mg, and 20 mg
Maintain a healthy diet and perform exercise regularly.