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Carvedilol is used to treat hypertension, Coreg is the common brand name under the drug class called Anti-adrenergics. The recommended dosage of Carvedilol is 6.25 mg twice/day.
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Basic Medical Information
Common Brand Name Coreg 
Drug Class Anti-adrenergics  vs 29.4% Hypertension Drugs have Anti-adrenergics
Legal Status Rx -only 
Possible Side Effects Skin Rashes, Itching, Wheezing, Swelling, Sudden Weight Gain, Difficulty Breathing, Chest Pain, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Fainting, Sweating, Shaking, Extreme Hunger, Confusion, Arrhythmia 
Precautions & Contraindications Asthma, Bradycardia, Liver Disease, Allergies, Bronchitis, Emphysema, Angina, Diabetes, Hyperthyroidism, Kidney Disease, Raynaud's Disease, Pheochromocytoma, Myasthenia Gravis, Pregnant, Breastfeeding 
Excretion Urine, Fecal  vs 2.9% Hypertension Drugs have Urine Fecal
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Route of Administration Oral  vs 82.4% Hypertension Drugs have Oral
Dosage 6.25 Mg Twice/day  vs 3% Hypertension Drugs have 6.25 mg twice/day
Maximum daily dose
80 mg (144.22 mg lower than average)
224.22 mg

Forms Tablet, Capsule  vs 2.9% Hypertension Drugs have Tablet Capsule
Tablet Formulations 3.125 Mg, 6.25 Mg, 12.5 Mg, 25 Mg 
Capsule Formulations 10 Mg, 20 Mg, 40 Mg, 80 Mg 
Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol)
406.47  (53.95 higher than average)

Half Life (hours)
10  (1.63 lower than average)

Chemicals Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen 
Formula C24H26N2O4  
Melting Point (C)
115  (69.25 lower than average)

Phase (solid/liquid) Solid 

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