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carvedilol

 [kahr´vĕ-dil″ol]
a beta-adrenergic blocking agent used in treatment of hypertension and as an adjunct in treatment of congestive heart failure; administered orally.

car·ve·di·lol

(kar-vē'dil-ol),
An antihypertensive and antianginal agent, also used in congestive heart failure.

carvedilol

/car·ve·dil·ol/ (kahr´vĕ-dil″ol) a beta-adrenergic blocking agent used in the treatment of hypertension and as an adjunct in the treatment of congestive heart failure.

carvedilol

(kär-vā′dĭ-lôl′, -lōl′ -vĕd′ĭ-)
n.
A beta-blocker drug, C24H26N2O4, used especially to treat congestive heart failure and hypertension.

carvedilol

an alpha-/beta-adrenergic blocker.
indications It is used to treat congestive heart failure and essential hypertension, either alone or in combination with other antihypertensives.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug, bronchial asthma, class IV decompensated cardiac failure, second- or third-degree heart block, cardiogenic shock, or severe bradycardia and pulmonary edema prohibits the use of carvedilol.
adverse effects Life-threatening effects of this drug include atrioventricular block, bradycardia, congestive heart failure, pulmonary edema, and thrombocytopenia. Other serious adverse effects include somnolence, depression, ataxia, diarrhea, dependent edema, peripheral edema, extrasystoles, hypertension, hypotension, palpitations, peripheral ischemia, urinary tract infection, viral infection, and hypertriglyceridemia.

carvedilol

A drug used in the treatment of HEART FAILURE and ANGINA PECTORIS. A brand name is Eucardic.

carvedilol (kär´vədil´ol),

n brand name: Coreg;
drug class: nonselective β-adrenergic blocking agent with α-blocking activity;
action: produces fall in blood pressure without reflex tachycardia or significant reduction in heart rate;
use: essential hypertension alone or with other antihypertensives.

carvedilol

a third generation beta-adrenergic blocker used in the treatment of congestive heart failure.