Coreg Product Description
Coreg provides antihypertensive, antiarrhythmic and membrane-stabilizing effects, and is effective in treatment of hypertension and different diseases of the heart muscle. Coreg can be used for monotherapy of cardiovascular diseases, or as a part of combination drug therapy of:
- Myocardial infarction
- Acute heart failure
- High blood pressure
Frequency and duration of application of Coreg pills is indicated individually. To reduce the cardiovascular risks, caused by heart failure, it is recommended to take a 3.125mg Coreg dose twice a day for 14 days. Every two weeks, the dosage can be doubled (by 50 mg maximum per day in half-divided doses).
To treat serious cardiovascular conditions, Cordarone dosage can be increased up to two 25mg Coreg tablets every 12 hours. Upon each dose is increased, the risks of worsening heart failure should be evaluated.
Coreg doses should not be too close together during the antiarrhythmic and antihypertensive therapy. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed Coreg dose.
Antihypertensive and other effects of Coreg are greatly reduced in 7-10 hours after the administration of the dose. The bioavailability of Coreg is not affected by food. The drug is better to be applied in the morning and in the evening.
Coreg drug should be stored in its original package or in a container, protected from light and moisture, at room temperature not exceeding 30°C.
Coreg Safety Information
Patients with a high level of blood lipids, depressive disorders, recent surgery, poor circulation in the limbs, or slow metabolism may require a special dosing schedule of Coreg.
All the content of this review of Coreg is intended for general information on the treatment of cardiovascular diseases only. This information is made available for the understanding that it does not constitute a substitute for professional or expert advice by cardiologists or other health care workers. The online pharmacy disclaims liability for any damages, caused by using the information on Coreg beta-blocker.
Coreg Side Effects
The intensity and frequency of adverse reactions during Coreg application are the same for patients of both genders and at different ages. The most common adverse reactions, caused by therapy with Coreg, include chest pain (15%), cardiac failure (15%), fatigue (24%) and dizziness (30%). Less than 5% of patients may experience nausea, syncope, headache, dyspnea, vision disorders, bradycardia and diarrhoea during Coreg treatment.
Such adverse reactions, as somnolence, impotence, allergy, edema, and malaise, mainly occur at treatment with Coreg tablets during congestive heart failure. In 5% of cases, hypotension, fatigue, myocardial infarction, or dizziness may result in cessation of the treatment with Coreg.