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Jul 8, 2017 · stopping Carvedilol (Coreg): When will the effects wear off? in Heart & Blood Health

Thank you Martin. I plan to see another doctor to get a second opinion. I want to do what is best for my heart. Also, my doctor agreed to prescribe the coreg, instead of carvedilol, which may be giving me the extreme problems. I will post a follow up when I get a second opinion. Thank you very much.

Jul 7, 2017 · stopping Carvedilol (Coreg): When will the effects wear off? in Heart & Blood Health

I have asked, he says this is the best medicine. He tells me I have “heart disease”, I am not sure what this means. when I asked the nurse, she said because I had clogged arteries. Does Carvedilol help that, I don’t see it anywhere. It is mainly for heart failure and I think my doctor may be using it for high blood pressure. My blood pressure this am was 116/66. ( I am taking 3.125 mg carvedilol at night, tried several times during the day and cant do it).

Jul 6, 2017 · stopping Carvedilol (Coreg): When will the effects wear off? in Heart & Blood Health

I was also prescribed Coreg.(3 years ago) I was 66 had shortness of breath. Had heart cath, they discovered two blockages, 99 percent. I was not in heart failure, I understand I had blockages, but is Coreg good for this? My EF is 84. My last stress test was great. I am ok taking the 3.124 mg at night, but cannot take it in the day. the quality of life is 0, my heart rate drops into the low 50’s, dizzy, feel like I will pass out. The cardiologist insist that I need to take this, I hate to argue with a heart doctor, but there is a catch in my spirit that says something is not correct. (my Cholestoral when I had the stents put in was 138). I exercise regularly, eat low carb. I started meds for BP when my pressure shot up because of headaches. BP has been good for over six months, yet I am still on BP meds. I would like to take as few meds as possible, but don’t want to do harm to my body, by not taking those that I should.
I am told that my heart doctor is a very good one, I have no reason to doubt this, but feel I would like more information. Thanks for your info. I might seek a second opinion, but I don’t know how to pick out another doctor.