Blocks beta-receptors in the heart causing heart rate, force of contraction and rate of A-V conduction

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Carvedilol?

Carvedilol is a medication classified as a beta-blocker. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances in the body, such as adrenaline, on the heart and blood vessels. This results in a reduction of heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.

What is Carvedilol used for?
  • Carvedilol is a multiple-action adrenergic receptor blocker with α1, β1, and β2 adrenergic receptor blockade properties.
  • Carvedilol has been shown to have organ-protective effects. 
  • Potent Antioxidant 
  • Scavenger of reactive oxygen radicals
What are the side effects of Carvedilol?

Common side effects of Carvedilol may include dizziness, fatigue, low blood pressure, slow heart rate, diarrhea, and weight gain. Rare but serious side effects may include worsening heart failure, difficulty breathing, swelling of the hands or feet, and allergic reactions. It’s important to report any unusual or severe side effects to your healthcare provider promptly.

How is Cardilol dosed?

Treatment with Carvedilol is a long-term therapy. Treatment should not be stopped abruptly but rather gradually reduced at weekly intervals. This is particularly important in the case of patients with concomitant coronary heart disease.

  • Initial dose: 6.25 mg orally b.i.d. Dosage should then be doubled every 2 weeks to the effective dose needed to stabilize angina and at a dose level tolerated by the patient.
  • Maintenance dose: 6.25mg to 25mg orally b.i.d

Initial dose: 3.125 mg orally b.i.d for 2 weeks. If tolerated, increase the dosage to 6.25mg orally b.i.d. Dosage should then be doubled every two weeks to the highest level tolerated by the patient with a maximum recommended dose of 25mg b.i.d


Initial dose: 6.25 mg orally b.i.d for 2 weeks. Dosage should then be doubled every 1-2 weeks based on trough blood pressure to the highest level tolerated by the patient with a maximum recommended dose of 25 mg orally b.i.d

Maintenance dose: 6.25 mg to 25 mg orally b.i.d

ALL DISEASE: Maximum dose is 25mg orally b.i.d

Where can I buy Cardilol?

Cardilol is available at Mercury Drug stores and other leading drugstores nationwide. 

A prescription from your doctor is required.

How much is Cardilol?

The suggested retail price for Cardilol is PHP 12.00 per scored tablet and PHP 1,200 per box of 100s.

Where to Buy

Available at
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