Drug interactions between carvedilol and Corlanor
Interactions between your drugs
carvedilol ↔ ivabradine
Applies to:carvedilol and Corlanor (ivabradine)
Both ivabradine and carvedilol can slow the heart rate, and using them together may increase this effect and cause conduction problems and irregular heart rhythm. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. Contact your doctor if you develop significant decreases in heart rate or symptoms such as dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, or low blood pressure. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Corlanor (ivabradine)
Do not consume grapefruit or grapefruit juice during treatment with ivabradine. Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels and effects of ivabradine, which may result in excessive slowing of heart rate or other conduction disturbances. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Let your doctor know if you experience significant decreases in heart rate or symptoms such as dizziness, fatigue, or low blood pressure. Also seek medical attention if you develop heart palpitations, chest pressure, or worsened shortness of breath, as these may be symptoms of atrial fibrillation caused by ivabradine. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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