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Carvedilol

COREG COREG CR

Description

Carvedilol is a vasodilatory non-selective beta-blocker, which reduces the peripheral vascular resistance by selective alpha1-receptor blockade and suppresses the renin-angiotensin system through non-selective beta-blockade. Plasma renin activity is reduced and fluid retention is rare.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Carvedilol
C Cardiovascular system → C07 Beta blocking agents → C07A Beta blocking agents → C07AG Alpha and beta blocking agents

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