Carvedilol side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Carvedilol side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Carvedilol. The review is based on 42,483 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.


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Carvedilol

Carvedilol has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Carvedilol 44,013 users)


On Mar, 28, 2018

42,483 people who take Carvedilol are studied.


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Carvedilol side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Dizziness
  • Drug ineffective
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Cardiac failure congestive
  • Pneumonia
1 - 6 months:
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Cardiac failure
  • Weight decreased
  • Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  • Lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding in the large intestine, rectum, or anus is called lower gi bleeding)
  • Shock (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin)
  • Bronchostenosis (narrowing of a bronchial tube by scarring or other stricture)
6 - 12 months:
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  • Shock haemorrhagic (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin due to excess bleeding)
  • Atrioventricular block complete (heart block complete)
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Haemorrhagic anaemia (anaemia due to excessive bleeding)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Orthostatic hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up)
1 - 2 years:
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Weight decreased
  • Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
  • Gouty arthritis (joint inflammation with crystal formation)
  • Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
2 - 5 years:
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  • Death
  • Nodal arrhythmia (an irregular heart beat originating from within the atrioventricular node)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Fall
  • Pneumonia
5 - 10 years:
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Asthenia (weakness)
  • Sinus bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Presyncope
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Ventricular tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart)
  • Bradyarrhythmia (heart slowness)
  • Renal haemorrhage (bleeding from kidney)
10+ years:
  • Bradyarrhythmia (heart slowness)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Coronary artery disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
  • Pancreatic carcinoma (pancreatic cancer)
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  • Abdominal wall haematoma (abdominal wall blood clotting)
  • Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  • Cardiac failure congestive
  • Cardioactive drug level increased
not specified:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Death
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Pneumonia
  • Drug ineffective
  • Weight increased
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Death
  • Weight increased
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Pain
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
male:
  • Weight decreased
  • Death
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Vomiting
  • Drug ineffective
  • Pneumonia
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Cardiac failure
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Ventricular internal diameter abnormal
  • Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung)
  • Accidental drug intake by child
  • Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  • Listless (lack of interest, energy, or spirit)
  • Oxygen saturation decreased
  • Respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis (a lower respiratory tract infection due to virus)
2-9:
  • Circulatory collapse
  • Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)
  • Chronic myeloid leukaemia (long lasting type of cancer that starts in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow and invades the blood)
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
  • Vomiting
  • Blindness
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  • Cardiac disorder
10-19:
  • Vomiting
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Ventricular fibrillation (abnormally irregular heart rhythm)
  • Weight increased
  • Cardiac arrest
  • Pulmonary haemorrhage (acute bleeding from the lung)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Septic shock (shock due to blood infection)
  • Abdominal pain
20-29:
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Weight decreased
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Malabsorption (a state arising from abnormality in absorption of food nutrients across the gastrointestinal (gi) tract)
  • Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Ventricular hypokinesia (muscle of one's heart does not contract as much as most peoples' hearts do)
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Death
30-39:
  • Vomiting
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Weight decreased
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Weight increased
  • Angina pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)
  • Death
40-49:
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Vomiting
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Weight decreased
  • Cardiac failure congestive
  • Weight increased
  • Death
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
50-59:
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Death
  • Drug ineffective
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Weight increased
  • Cardiac failure congestive
  • Pneumonia
60+:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Death
  • Pneumonia
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Urinary tract infection

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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