generic for Coreg

Carvedilol Warnings

Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when you suddenly stop this drug. Some people who have suddenly stopped taking similar drugs have had chest pain, heart attack, and irregular heartbeat. If your doctor decides you should no longer use this drug, he or she may direct you to gradually decrease your dose over 1 to 2 weeks.

When gradually stopping this medication, it is recommended that you temporarily limit physical activity to decrease strain on the heart. Get medical help right away if you develop chest pain/tightness/pressure, chest pain spreading to the jaw/neck/arm, unusual sweating, trouble breathing, or fast/irregular heartbeat.
  • If you are pregnant or considering becoming pregnant you should discuss the use of this medication with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Take with food.
  • May cause drowsiness and dizziness. Alcohol and marijuana may intensify this effect. Use care when operating a vehicle, vessel (e.g., boat), or machinery.

Lactation Warnings


Pregnancy Warnings

  • Insufficient human data available. Beta blockers without intrinsic sympathomimetic activity may cause intrauterine growth restriction and reduced placental weight. Hypertension increased fetal risk of intrauterine growth restriction and intrauterine death. Animal data suggest no developmental toxicity at doses less than 10 times the maximum recommended human dose. Monitor neonate for symptoms of hypotension, bradycardia, hypoglycemia, and respiratory depression.