Heart Home > Precautions and Warnings With Carvedilol CR

There are many precautions and warnings with carvedilol CR to be aware of before starting treatment. It is important to know that this medication can cause a slow heart rate, lower blood pressure, or decrease kidney function in some people. Carvedilol CR is not suitable for everyone; you should not take this beta blocker if you have asthma, sick sinus syndrome, or severe liver disease.

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking Carvedilol CR?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking carvedilol CR (Coreg CR®) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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