Carvidon -MR Tablet
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Carvidon -MR Tablet

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Introduction

Carvidon -MR Tablet is an anti-anginal medicine used for treating heart-related chest pain (angina). It prevents new attacks of angina but does not stop an acute attack once it has started. It can be used alone or in combination with some other medicines.

Carvidon -MR Tablet should be taken regularly as advised by the doctor. You should take it with or without food and at a fixed time. Your doctor will decide how often you should take this medicine. This may change from time to time depending on how well it is working. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit, even if you feel fine.

It is preventing future harm. If you stop taking it, your chest pain may come back. You can improve the health of your heart by making some lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, cutting down on alcohol, eating well, taking regular exercise, and managing stress.

Some common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, rash, itching, hives, and weakness. Talk to your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.

This medicine may not be suitable for some people. You must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly.

Uses of Carvidon Tablet MR

  • Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Side effects of Carvidon Tablet MR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Carvidon

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Hives

How to use Carvidon Tablet MR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Carvidon -MR Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Carvidon Tablet MR works

Carvidon -MR Tablet is an anti-anginal medication. It decreases the oxygen requirement of the heart by shifting its metabolism from fats to glucose. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
Carvidon -MR Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Carvidon -MR Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Carvidon -MR Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

UNSAFE
Carvidon -MR Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Carvidon -MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Carvidon -MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Carvidon -MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Carvidon -MR Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Carvidon Tablet MR?

If you miss a dose of Carvidon -MR Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.