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    Brand Name: DILATREND

    Generic Name: Carvedilol

    Generic for Dilatrend* (Carvedilol) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. This medicine is an alpha- and beta-blocker that is also used to treat or prevent heart attacks. By blocking the action of certain natural chemicals in your body, Generic for Dilatrend* lowers heart rate and blood pressure. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    Bio-equivalent drug for Dilatrend* is Carvedilol
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What is Generic for Dilatrend* used for?

Generic for Dilatrend* (Carvedilol) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. This medicine is an alpha- and beta-blocker that is also used to treat or prevent heart attacks. By blocking the action of certain natural chemicals in your body, Generic for Dilatrend* lowers heart rate and blood pressure. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Dilatrend*?

The dosage of Generic for Dilatrend* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician?s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Take Generic for Dilatrend* by mouth with food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Dilatrend*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Dilatrend* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Dilatrend*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Dilatrend*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Dilatrend*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Dilatrend*

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Dilatrend*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Dilatrend* can interact with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antidepressants, and ACE inhibitors.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Dilatrend* ?

Like other medicines, Generic for Dilatrend* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Dilatrend* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Dilatrend* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Dilatrend* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Dilatrend* can cause side effects such as dizziness, tiredness, diarrhea, impotence, insomnia, anxiety, and dry eyes. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Dilatrend*

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Dilatrend*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Dilatrend* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Dilatrend*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Dilatrend*?
How will Generic for Dilatrend* work in my body?
How should Generic for Dilatrend* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Dilatrend* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Dilatrend* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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