CORVITOL 50 mg. 30 tablets
1 tablet contains 50 Corvitol:
active ingredient: 50 mg metoprolol tartrate
Other ingredients: lactose monohydrate, povidone, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium old, talc, highly disperse silica
How does your medicine?
Corvitol 50 protects the heart and cardiovascular system over-stimulation caused by physical or emotional activity, it has relatively little effect on the bronchi and peripheral vessels. Corvitol 50 lowered systolic and diastolic blood pressure and heart rate. As cardio beta-blocker Corvitol 50 reduces the risk of bronchospasm, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and contraction of small blood vessels.
What cures your medicine?
• High blood pressure (hypertension);
• angina (angina pectoris);
• Abnormal heart rhythm
• Myocardial infarction chronic stage;
• Functional cardiovascular complaints
• Migraine (prophylactic treatment).
When not to apply Corvitol 50
Adoption of Corvitol 50 is contraindicated in:
• Hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients or to similar drugs in composition;
• Severe bronchial asthma;
• Low blood pressure;
• Uncontrolled heart failure;
• Pulse in repose before treatment below 50 beats per minute;
• Disconcerted conductivity of the heart;
• syndrome sick sinus;
• Cardiogenic shock;
• Severe diseases of the peripheral arterial vessels;
• Acute myocardial infarction, complicated with a strong slowing of the heart, AV block I-st degree, blood pressure with an upper limit (<100 mm Hg) and / or severe heart failure.
What else you should know before you start treatment with Corvitol 50?
In pregnancy and lactation metoprolol applies only if the benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. Metoprolol is excreted in very small quantities in human heart failure mlyako.Corvitol 50 may be appointed after achieving control over the state.
Although cardioselective beta-blockerCorvitol 50 has less effect on respiratory function, treatment should be avoided in patients with respiratory disorders, unless such treatment is absolutely necessary. In these cases it may be necessary to administer another drug for the treatment of bronchial spasms.
Corvitol 50 can partially mask some of the manifestations of increased function of the thyroid gland (thyrotoxicosis) and low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
In rare cases it is possible to manifest non-declared diabetes or worsening of existing diabetes. In patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1) may require adjustments in insulin treatment. Hepatic dysfunction is necessary to reduce the usual dose due exchange Corvitol 50 in the liver.
Rarely can give a dry mouth, conjunctivitis and reduce oozing, which must be considered during the use of contact lenses. If necessary by the use of general anesthesia, the anesthetist should be informed of treatment Corvitol 50. If in his opinion be necessary to discontinue treatment, this should be possible at least 48 hours before general anesthesia.
The use of beta-blockers was observed unmasking or exacerbation of myasthenia gravis.Kakto all other beta-blockers metoprolol can affect the ability to drive and use machines.
What side effects can cause your medicine?
Side effects when taking the drug are rare, but as with all medications may occur. Mostly at the beginning of treatment may appear tired, weak headache, dizziness, depression, sleep disturbances. These effects are usually transient and can be resolved after dose reduction. Sometimes it can occur and temporary gastrointestinal disorders. It has also been reported and disturbances in respiratory function. In rare cases, excessive lowering of blood pressure and slowing heart rate and cardiovascular disorders. It is possible to develop and hypersensitivity reactions - skin rash, pruritus, urticaria and photosensitivity. Isolated cases reported disturbances in libido and potency.
If during use of Corvitol 50 notice any of these side effects or other unusual changes shall immediately inform your doctor. It will consider how to continue treatment.
What interactions occur between Corvitol 50 other medicines you are taking?
Your doctor should be informed about all other medicines you are taking, since concomitant use Corvitol 50 can lead to mutually influence their effects. These include lowering blood pressure (Clonidine, Verapamil), antiarrhythmic drugs, as well as rifampicin, cimetidine, indomethacin, ergotamine, inhibitors of serotonin reuptake. Corvitol 50 in turn can reduce the emission of lidocaine, as well as to increase the concentration and delayed broadcast of alcohol in the blood.
How to take Corvitol 50
Your doctor will determine the dosage and duration of treatment according to your individual needs.
The usual average dose of Corvitol 50 is 1 tablet daily in 1 or 2 applications or 1 to 2 tablets once daily. The maximum dose is two tablets twice daily, and should not be nadvishava.Ryazkoto discontinuation of treatment with beta-blockers (metoprolol, atenolol) should be avoided. If the discontinuation of treatment with Corvitol 50, then stopping the drug should be gradual.
The tablets are swallowed whole after meals with plenty of liquid. They should be taken in the morning, when administered as a single dose and twice daily in one dose should be taken in the morning and one in the evening.
How to store your medicine?
Keep Corvitol 50 at temperatures below 25 ° C, away from light, out of reach of children.
If stored correctly
The shelf life of Corvitol 50 3 years.
Packaging Corvitol 50 contains 30 tablets.