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Corgard Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Corgard® belongs to a group of medicines known as beta-blockers. It reduce the workload on the heart and it also help to beat more regularly. High blood pressure may not make you feel sick, but it can lead to serious heart problems. It also used to treats chest pain.

Corgard Dosage

  • For the treatment of Angina Pectoris, the usual starting dose is 40 milligrams once daily.
  • For the treatment of High Blood Pressure, the usual starting dose is 40 milligrams once daily.

Uses of Corgard

  • Nadolol is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure.
  • It is also used to prevent angina (chest pain).

Side Effects of Corgard

Before taken Corgard medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Corgard. Side effects may include:

  • Change in behavior
  • Changes in heartbeat
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Mild drowsiness
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Weakness or tiredness

Warnings and precautions before taking Corgard:

  • If you have a history of congestive heart failure, then your doctor will prescribe Corgard with extra caution.
  • If you are taking Corgard, then you should not be stopped suddenly. Because it may cause increased chest pain and even a heart attack.
  • If you suffer from asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, seasonal allergies or other bronchial conditions, or kidney or liver disease, then you should be used this medicine with extra caution.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-If you are taking Corgard with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Corgard with the following:

  • Antidiabetic drugs, including insulin and oral drugs such as Micronase
  • Certain blood pressure drugs such as Diupres and Ser-Ap-Es
  • Epinephrine

After taken Corgard if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Corgard overdose include

  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Heart failure
  • Low blood pressure
  • Slow heartbeat

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