KORVITOL. 50 mg. 30 tablets
KORVITOL. 50 mg. 30 tablets
What is in your medicine?
1 tablet Korvitol 50 include:
active ingredient: 50 mg metoprolol tartrate
Other ingredients: lactose monohydrate , povidone, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium old , talc, highly disperse silica
How does your medicine ?
Korvitol 50 protects the heart and cardiovascular system over-stimulation caused by physical or emotional activity, has relatively little effect on the bronchi and peripheral vessels. Korvitol ® 50 lowered systolic and diastolic blood pressure and heart rate. As a cardioselective beta -blocker Korvitol ® 50 reduces the risk of bronchospasm, low blood sugar ( hypoglycemia) and contraction of the small blood vessels.
What cures your medicine ?
• High blood pressure (hypertension ) ;
• angina ( angina pectoris ) ;
• Abnormal heart rhythm
• Myocardial infarction chronic phase ;
• Functional cardiovascular complaints
• Migraine ( prophylactic treatment).
When not to apply Korvitol 50 ?
Adoption of Korvitol 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 a calm state before treatment below 50 beats per minute ;
• Disconcerted conductivity of the heart ;
• Syndrome Sick sinus ;
• Cardiogenic shock;
• Severe disease , peripheral arterial ;
• Acute myocardial infarction, complicated with a strong heart rate reduction , AV block I- st degree , blood pressure limit (<100 mm Hg) and / or severe heart failure.
What else you should know before you start treatment with Korvitol 50 ?
During pregnancy and breastfeeding metoprolol applies only if the benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. Metoprolol is excreted in very small amounts in human heart failure mlyako.Pri Korvitol ® 50 can be appointed after obtaining control of the state .
Although cardioselective beta- blocker Korvitol 50 has less effect on respiratory function , treatment with it should be avoided in patients with respiratory disorders, unless such treatment is clearly needed. In these cases it may be necessary to administer another medicine to treat bronchial spasm .
Korvitol 50 can partially mask some of the manifestations of increased thyroid gland ( thyrotoxicosis ) and low blood sugar ( hypoglycemia) .
In rare cases it is possible to show non-declared diabetes or worsening of existing diabetes . In patients with insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1) may require adjustments in insulin therapy. When liver function is necessary to reduce the usual dose due to exchange Korvitol 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, use of general anesthesia , the anesthetist should be informed about the treatment Korvitol ® 50 . If his judgment is necessary to discontinue this should be done if possible at least 48 hours prior to general anesthesia.
The use of beta- blockers was observed unmasking or exacerbation of myasthenia gravis.Kakto all other beta-blockers , metoprolol may 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 drugs may occur. Mostly at the beginning of treatment may appear tired, weak headache , dizziness , depression, sleep disturbances . These effects are usually transient and may disappear after dose reduction. Sometimes you may experience temporary gastrointestinal disturbances . Have also been reported and disturbances in respiratory function. In rare cases of excessive lowering of blood pressure and slow pulse , and cardiovascular disorders. It is possible to develop and hypersensitivity reactions - skin rash, pruritus , urticaria, and photosensitivity. Isolated cases reported disturbances in sexual desire and potency.
If during the use of Korvitol 50 notice any of these side effects or any other unusual changes Immediately inform your doctor. It will consider how to continue treatment .
What interactions occur between 50 and Korvitol other medicines you are taking ?
Your doctor should be informed about all other medicines you are taking , as concomitant use Korvitol ® 50 can lead to mutually influence their effects . These include lowering blood pressure (Clonidine, Verapamil), antiarrhythmics , and rifampicin, cimetidine, indomethacin, ergotamine, inhibitors of serotonin reuptake . Korvitol ® 50 , in turn, may reduce the radiation of lidocaine , as well as to increase the concentration and delayed transmission of alcohol in the blood.
How to take Korvitol 50 ?
Your doctor will determine the dosage and duration of treatment according to your individual needs.
The usual average dose of Korvitol 50 is 1 tablet daily taken 1 or 2 or 1 to 2 tablets once daily. The maximum daily dose is 2 tablets twice a day and not to be nadvishava.Ryazkoto interruption of treatment with a beta -blocker ( metoprolol , atenolol ) should be avoided . If required discontinuation of Korvitol 50 , it stops the drug should be gradual .
The tablets should be swallowed whole after meals with plenty of fluid. Should be taken in the morning , when administered as a single dose , while twice daily one dose should be taken in the morning and one in the evening.
How to store your medicine ?
Keep Korvitol 50 at a temperature below 25 ° C, away from light , out of the reach of children.
When properly stored
the shelf life of Korvitol 50 is three years .
Packaging Korvitol 50 contains 30 tablets.