CarvedilolCCarvedilolCarvedilolEnglishPharmacyNANACardiovascular systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2002-05-23T04:00:00Z63.00000000000008.00000000000000717.000000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p class="akh-article-overview">Your child needs to take the medicine called carvedilol. This information sheet explains what carvedilol does and how to give it. It also explains what side effects, or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.</p><p>Your child needs to take the medicine called carvedilol (say: KAR-ve-dil-ole). This information sheet explains what carvedilol does and how to give it. It also explains what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine. </p><h2>How should you give your child carvedilol?</h2> <p>Follow these instructions when you give your child carvedilol:</p> <ul><li>Give your child carvedilol for as long as your doctor or pharmacist tells you, even if your child seems well. Talk to your child's doctor before you stop giving this medicine for any reason. Make sure you have enough carvedilol for weekends, holidays, and vacations. </li> <li>Give your child carvedilol at the same time(s) every day. Pick times that are easy for you so that you do not miss doses. </li> <li>Give your child carvedilol with food or milk. </li></ul><h2>What should you do if your child misses a dose of carvedilol?</h2> <p>If your child misses a dose of carvedilol:</p> <ul><li>Give your child the missed dose as soon as you remember. </li> <li>If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. </li> <li>Give your child the next dose at the regular time. </li> <li>Give your child only 1 dose at a time. </li></ul><h2>What are the possible side effects of carvedilol?</h2> <p>Your child may have some of these side effects while they take carvedilol. Usually your child will not need to see a doctor about them. These side effects may go away as your child's body gets used to carvedilol. Check with your child's doctor if your child continues to have any of these signs or symptoms and they do not go away or they bother your child: </p> <ul><li>dizziness </li> <li>drowsiness </li> <li>watery bowel movements (diarrhea) </li> <li>nausea </li></ul> <h3>Most of the following side effects are not common, but they may be a sign of a serious problem. Call your child's doctor right away or take your child to the Emergency Department if your child has any of these side effects: </h3> <ul><li>any change in heart beat such as faster, slower, or uneven heart beats </li> <li>difficulty breathing, wheezing </li> <li>swelling of feet, ankles, or legs </li> <li>skin rash </li> <li>chest pain </li></ul><h2>What other important information should you know about carvedilol?</h2><ul><li>Tell your doctor if your child has asthma or any problems with breathing. Tell your doctor if your child has ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to carvedilol or any other medicines. </li><li>Tell your doctor if your child has diabetes. Carvedilol may cause changes in blood sugar levels.</li><li>Check with your child's doctor or pharmacist before you give your child any other medicine, even medicines you can buy without a doctor's order (prescription). </li><li>Before your child has any kind of surgery, even on the teeth, or emergency treatment, tell the doctor or dentist that your child is taking carvedilol. </li><li>Keep all appointments at the clinic or doctor's office, so that the doctor can check your child's reaction to carvedilol.</li><li>This medicine may make your child dizzy, drowsy, or less alert than normal. Watch carefully when your child is doing something that they need to be alert for, such as climbing stairs. </li><li>To help avoid dizziness, your child'should get out of bed or get up from a sitting position slowly. Your child'should sit down or lie down if they feel dizzy. If this problem continues or gets worse, call your child's doctor.<br></li></ul>
CarvédilolCCarvédilolCarvedilolFrenchPharmacyNANACardiovascular systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2008-04-23T04:00:00ZElaine Lau, BScPhm, PharmD, MSc, RPh000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p>Votre enfant doit prendre le médicament appelé carvédilol. Cette fiche de renseignements explique ce que fait le carvédilol et comment le donner.</p><p>Votre enfant doit prendre le médicament appelé carvédilol (dites : KAR-vé-di-lole). Cette fiche de renseignements explique ce que fait le carvédilol et comment le donner. Elle explique également les effets secondaires ou les problèmes que pourrait avoir votre enfant quand il ou elle prend ce médicament. </p><h2>De quelle façon devriez-vous donner ce médicament à votre enfant?</h2> <p>Suivez ces directives quand vous donnez du carvédilol à votre enfant :</p> <ul><li>Donnez à votre enfant le carvédilol pendant aussi longtemps que vous le dit votre médecin ou pharmacien, même si votre enfant semble bien. Parlez au médecin de votre enfant avant d'arrêter de donner ce médicament pour une raison ou une autre. Assurez‑vous d'avoir assez de carvédilol pour les fins de semaine, les jours fériés et les vacances. </li> <li>Donnez à votre enfant le carvédilol aux mêmes heures tous les jours. Choisissez des moments faciles pour vous pour que vous n'oubliiez pas de doses. </li> <li>Donnez le carvédilol à votre enfant avec de la nourriture ou du lait. </li></ul><h2>Que devriez-vous faire si votre enfant oublie une dose?</h2> <p>Si votre enfant oublie une dose de carvédilol :</p> <ul><li>Donnez à votre enfant la dose oubliée dès que vous y pensez. </li> <li>S'il est presque le temps de la dose suivante, ne donnez pas la dose oubliée. </li> <li>Donnez à votre enfant la dose suivante au moment habituel. </li> <li>Donnez à votre enfant une seule dose à la fois. </li></ul><h2>Quels sont les effets secondaires possibles de ce médicament?</h2> <p>Votre enfant peut avoir certains des effets secondaires qui suivent pendant qu'il ou elle prend du carvédilol. Habituellement, votre enfant n'aura pas à voir un médecin à ce sujet. Ces effets secondaires peuvent disparaître à mesure que le corps de votre enfant s'habitue au carvédilol. Parlez au médecin de votre enfant si celui-ci continue à avoir l'un ou l'autre de ces signes ou symptômes, et s'ils ne disparaissent pas ou s'ils dérangent votre enfant : </p> <ul><li>étourdissement; </li> <li>somnolence; </li> <li>selles liquides (diarrhée); </li> <li>nausées. </li></ul> <h3>La plupart des effets secondaires qui suivent sont rares, mais ils peuvent être signes d'un problème grave. Communiquez immédiatement avec le médecin de votre enfant ou amenez votre enfant à l'urgence s'il présente l'un ou l'autre des effets secondaires qui suivent : </h3> <ul><li>tout changement du rythme cardiaque, tel que plus rapide, plus lent, ou battements de cœur irréguliers; </li> <li>respiration difficile, respiration sifflante; </li> <li>gonflement des pieds, des chevilles ou des jambes; </li> <li>démangeaison; </li> <li>douleur thoracique; </li></ul><h2>Quels autres renseignements importants devriez-vous connaître?</h2><ul><li>Informez votre médecin si votre enfant fait de l'asthme, ou s'il a des problèmes de respiration. Informez votre médecin si votre enfant a déjà eu une réaction inhabituelle ou allergique au carvédilol ou à un autre médicament. </li><li>Informez votre médecin si votre enfant est atteint du diabète. Le carvédilol peut causer des changements dans les taux de glycémie.</li><li>Vérifiez auprès du médecin de votre enfant ou du pharmacien avant de donner un autre médicament à votre enfant, même des médicaments que vous pouvez acheter sans ordonnance d'un médecin. </li><li>Avant que votre enfant subisse une chirurgie, même dentaire, ou un traitement d'urgence, informez le médecin ou le dentiste que votre enfant prend du carvédilol. </li><li>Respectez tous vos rendez-vous à la clinique ou au bureau du médecin pour que le médecin puisse vérifier la réaction de votre enfant au carvédilol.</li><li>Ce médicament peut rendre votre enfant étourdi, somnolent ou moins vigilant qu'à l'habitude. Soyez attentifs quand votre enfant fait quelque chose où il doit être vigilant, tel que monter un escalier. </li><li>Pour éviter les étourdissements, votre enfant devrait sortir du lit ou se lever lentement. Votre enfant devrait s'asseoir ou se coucher s'il se sent étourdi. Si le problème persiste ou s'aggrave, communiquez avec le médecin de votre enfant.<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start" aria-hidden="true"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end" aria-hidden="true"></span><br></li></ul>

 

 

Carvedilol93.0000000000000CarvedilolCarvedilolCEnglishPharmacyNANACardiovascular systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2002-05-23T04:00:00Z63.00000000000008.00000000000000717.000000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p class="akh-article-overview">Your child needs to take the medicine called carvedilol. This information sheet explains what carvedilol does and how to give it. It also explains what side effects, or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.</p><p>Your child needs to take the medicine called carvedilol (say: KAR-ve-dil-ole). This information sheet explains what carvedilol does and how to give it. It also explains what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine. </p><h2>What is carvedilol?</h2> <p>Carvedilol is a medicine that is used to lower high blood pressure. It is also used to help control heart failure. Carvedilol controls the heart so that it beats more slowly, more steadily, and with less force. You may hear carvedilol called by its brand name, Coreg. </p><h2>How should you give your child carvedilol?</h2> <p>Follow these instructions when you give your child carvedilol:</p> <ul><li>Give your child carvedilol for as long as your doctor or pharmacist tells you, even if your child seems well. Talk to your child's doctor before you stop giving this medicine for any reason. Make sure you have enough carvedilol for weekends, holidays, and vacations. </li> <li>Give your child carvedilol at the same time(s) every day. Pick times that are easy for you so that you do not miss doses. </li> <li>Give your child carvedilol with food or milk. </li></ul><h2>What should you do if your child misses a dose of carvedilol?</h2> <p>If your child misses a dose of carvedilol:</p> <ul><li>Give your child the missed dose as soon as you remember. </li> <li>If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. </li> <li>Give your child the next dose at the regular time. </li> <li>Give your child only 1 dose at a time. </li></ul><h2>What are the possible side effects of carvedilol?</h2> <p>Your child may have some of these side effects while they take carvedilol. Usually your child will not need to see a doctor about them. These side effects may go away as your child's body gets used to carvedilol. Check with your child's doctor if your child continues to have any of these signs or symptoms and they do not go away or they bother your child: </p> <ul><li>dizziness </li> <li>drowsiness </li> <li>watery bowel movements (diarrhea) </li> <li>nausea </li></ul> <h3>Most of the following side effects are not common, but they may be a sign of a serious problem. Call your child's doctor right away or take your child to the Emergency Department if your child has any of these side effects: </h3> <ul><li>any change in heart beat such as faster, slower, or uneven heart beats </li> <li>difficulty breathing, wheezing </li> <li>swelling of feet, ankles, or legs </li> <li>skin rash </li> <li>chest pain </li></ul><h2>What other important information should you know about carvedilol?</h2><ul><li>Tell your doctor if your child has asthma or any problems with breathing. Tell your doctor if your child has ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to carvedilol or any other medicines. </li><li>Tell your doctor if your child has diabetes. Carvedilol may cause changes in blood sugar levels.</li><li>Check with your child's doctor or pharmacist before you give your child any other medicine, even medicines you can buy without a doctor's order (prescription). </li><li>Before your child has any kind of surgery, even on the teeth, or emergency treatment, tell the doctor or dentist that your child is taking carvedilol. </li><li>Keep all appointments at the clinic or doctor's office, so that the doctor can check your child's reaction to carvedilol.</li><li>This medicine may make your child dizzy, drowsy, or less alert than normal. Watch carefully when your child is doing something that they need to be alert for, such as climbing stairs. </li><li>To help avoid dizziness, your child'should get out of bed or get up from a sitting position slowly. Your child'should sit down or lie down if they feel dizzy. If this problem continues or gets worse, call your child's doctor.<br></li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/ICO_DrugA-Z.pngCarvedilolCarvedilol

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