All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcoholmoderate
Description - Consumption of alcohol while taking Carvedilol may cause an additional lowering of the blood pressure. This may result in severe complication over time.
Instructions - Consumption of alcohol with this medicine may lower the blood pressure and may cause symptoms like dizziness, headache, change in pulse or heart rate. The patient should be counseled about these effects and advised not to perform activities that require mental alertness like driving or operating machinery.
Interaction with Medicine
- Antidiabetic medicinesmoderate
- Beta-2 adrenergic bronchodilatorssevere
Carvedilol should not be used in patients suffering from bronchial asthma or any other lung diseases. Inform the doctor if you had any history of lung diseases or family history of lung disease. Dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Carvedilol or other beta blockers are not recommended in the patients with Sinus Bradyarrhythmia or heart block greater than the first degree. Inform the doctor if you have any heart diseases or family history of heart diseases. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Carvedilol should be administered with caution in a patient suffering from Glaucoma. It may further lower the pressure in the eye.
This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.