Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is used alone or in combination with other medicines in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (chest pain due to decrease oxygen supply to the heart muscles). This medicine relaxes the heart muscles and slows down your heart rate. This lowers your blood pressure.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet shows side effects like headache, nausea, slow heartbeat, diarrhoea, etc. These side effects usually go away on their own. Consult with your doctor if these side effects worsens. This medicine can cause dizziness, therefore avoid activities that require mental focus like driving or operating machines.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet can be taken with or without food, as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose according to your condition. Take this medicine at the same time every day to maintain a constant level in your blood. Avoid the discontinuation of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney problems. This medicine is not recommended if you have heart problems that cause slow heart beat, abnormal rhythm or insufficient pumping of the blood as it can worsen your condition. Also, inform your doctor about all the medicines that you take as they can interact with each other and cause side effects. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking this medicine.
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Major & minor side effects for Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet
Feeling of coldness or numbness
Uses of Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition in which the circulating blood exerts high pressure on the walls of your blood vessels. If left untreated, it can lead to various complications like stroke and heart attack. Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension.
Angina refers to chest pain due to decrease in oxygen supply to your heart muscles. Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of angina as it reduces the workload on your heart.
When not to use?
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, swelling and/or itching (especially in the face, lips, throat, etc.), dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Cardiogenic shock is an emergency condition where your heart suddenly stops pumping blood throughout your body. Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is not recommended in such cases as this medicine relaxes your heart muscles and decrease the heart rate, which further depresses your heart functions.
Heart block greater than first degree
Heart block occurs when the electrical signal that controls your heartbeat is partially or completely blocked. This results in slow and/or irregular heartbeats. Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is not recommended in such cases as it can worsen your heart condition.
Sinus bradycardia is a type of slow heartbeat due to improper electrical impulses in your heart. Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is not recommended if you have sinus bradycardia as it can further slower your heartbeats and worsen your condition.
Warnings for special population
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy as it may harm your foetus. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as not enough studies are done to understand its safety and efficiency in such conditions. Consult with your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
Heart failure occurs when your heart muscle is not able to pump blood normally. Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet may further weaken the contractions of your heart and slow down the heart rate. Hence it has to be used cautiously if you have heart failure. Your doctor will closely monitor your heart function while you take this medicine.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet can interact with anaesthesia and affect the heart functioning, which is not suitable for major surgery. Inform your doctor about this medicine if you plan to undergo any kind of surgery.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet should be taken with caution if you have diabetes as it may mask symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels) such as tremors, tachycardia (increased heart rate) and blood pressure changes. Your doctor may either adjust your dose or check your blood sugar levels frequently to use this medicine safely.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have hyperthyroidism (increased thyroid hormone levels). Abrupt withdrawal of this medicine may lead to a life-threatening condition called thyroid storm (severe complications of untreated hyperthyroidism). To minimize this risk, your doctor will gradually stop this medicine by reducing doses over a period of 1 to 2 weeks.
Use in children
The safety and efficacy of Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet has not been established in children below 18 years of age.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have kidney or liver problems as this medicine is excreted by the liver and the kidneys. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may suggest tests to monitor your liver and kidney functions and recommend appropriate dose adjustments based on your condition.
If you miss a dose of Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Never take more than the prescribed dose. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of an overdose of Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Consumption of alcohol while taking Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet may cause an additional lowering of the blood pressure. This may result in severe complication over time.
Consumption of alcohol should be avoided while taking Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet as it may make you dizzy.
Interaction with Medicine
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you have asthma (narrowing of the airways leading to breathing difficulty) as this medicine can cause constriction of the airways. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Glaucoma is an eye condition caused by abnormally high pressure in your eyes that may lead to loss of vision. Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet may lower the pressure within your eyes, hence it should be taken with caution if you are taking medicines to treat glaucoma.
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This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet can be taken with or without food. Do not break, crush or chew the tablet.
Take it at the same time every day for the ease of remembering. Avoid taking more or fewer doses than that prescribed by your doctor. Keep taking the medicine regularly even if your condition improves. Avoid self-medication or discontinuation of this medicine without your doctor’s advise.
Avoid smoking, eat a healthy balanced diet and exercise regularly to get the maximum benefit from the treatment.
Concor Cor 1.25 MG Tablet can make you dizzy. Hence, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying down position.
If you experience any side effects that persist or worsen, consult your doctor.