Precautions and Warnings With Carvedilol
There are many important carvedilol warnings and precautions that you should be aware of, including people who should not take the medication and potential side effects. Long-term use may lead to heart failure, extreme low blood pressure, and decreased kidney function. Precautions and warnings also extend to people who have a slow heartbeat, sick sinus syndrome, or serious liver disease.
- Heart disease, including:
- A slow heart rate
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Kidney disease
- Raynaud's phenomenon or other circulation problems
- A blood vessel disease
- Any allergies, including allergies to other beta blockers, foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
- Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant (see Coreg and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding
- Will be undergoing surgery or anesthesia.
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, antacids, vitamins, and herbal supplements.