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9.6/10 Average Rating

14 Ratings with 10 User Reviews

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Review by Paikie (taken for 2 to 5 years): User Rating:  
   
10

I was hospitalized 3 years ago for Congestive Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation with an EF of 20%. After a 17-day hospital stay & an ablation, I was sent home with many meds, including Coreg. I started at the lowest dosage and slowly got to tolerate my current dosage of 12.5 mg 2x day. My current EF is 45% & I believe Coreg continues to save my life every day.

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November 26, 2013 8:04 PM
Review by Beatcha!: User Rating:  
   
10

I participated in the blind study at University hospital in Denver CO in the 90's. EF was 12% was given 6 months to live in 1992 at 24 yrs old, a 6 month old daughter. I must have gotten the actual medicine in the trial. I was glad to participate, and was excited when FDA approved Coreg. I had gotten to over 400lbs. Now 22 years later my EF is 52% and weight 165 and a B.S. M.S. degree and working on Ph.D and watching my daughter do wonderful things. I'm grateful for Coreg and my awesome cardiac and PCP team.

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March 9, 2013 4:40 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
10

Started living with congestive heart failure caused by virus in 1996. Started on Coreg in 2001 when EF hit 15. Went back up to 41 within a few months and remains at that level. I am now 68. I'm sure I wouldn't be here, were it not for this medicine. Don't seem to have side effects.

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December 5, 2011 6:12 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
10

Great when you start at a low dose. Then as Doctor increases dose I get less and less benefit.

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August 30, 2011 12:48 AM
Review by j w: User Rating:  
   
10

Had a heart attack in June 2003-after 8 days in hospital doctor put me on Coreg and I am still alive and living well and feel good. I am on other drugs as well, however I believe in Coreg, the results have been great.

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July 19, 2010 12:28 AM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
9.0

My dad uses this medication for 3 years now, after he was staying in the hospital with heart failure for almost 10 days. He never had that situation repeated since that...

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October 7, 2009 1:12 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
7.0

Coreg worked fine for me at 12.5 mg twice a day. However, as a former smoker, when my physician increased the dosage to 25mg 2x a day, I had trouble breathing, walking, and my feet swelled up. Coreg should be kept at a minimal dose if the patient has an underlying lung problem. My physician had to stop the drug completely.

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September 6, 2009 8:14 PM
Review by Anonymous: User Rating:  
   
9.0

Great for congestive heart failure.

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December 22, 2008 2:59 PM
Review by V.B.:

In June 07 at age 47, to my doctor's disbelief, I was on life support and confirmed to have congestive heart failure. After trials for weeks on different medicines my doctor ask me to try Coreg with my Lasix. Boy was I thankful. Today 6 months later I am 2804 miles from home, living a very normal and happy life.

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November 7, 2008 12:04 AM
Review by pepischnauzer: User Rating:  
   
10

I had congestive heart failure 6 years ago. In my opinion Coreg has saved my life. I thank God, my cardiologist informed me of this drug.

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September 28, 2008 1:43 AM

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