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If you are suffering from heart failure, left ventricular dysfunction, or high blood pressure, Coreg can help. Get a new prescription or refill of Coreg from a board-certified doctor online.*

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About Coreg 

Coreg belongs to a class of drugs called beta-blockers, which affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through the arteries and veins).

Coreg treats high blood pressure (hypertension), chronic heart failure, and left ventricular dysfunction following myocardial infarction. Coreg is available only by prescription. It is available in a generic formulation under different brand names, including carvedilol.

Coreg may be prescribed as an immediate-release tablet, extended-release tablet, or capsule. It’s always important to follow the specific instructions on your prescription, as they can vary based on the formulation and dosage prescribed.

If you're prescribed Coreg, be sure to complete the entire course of the beta-blocker unless your doctor specifically tells you to stop. If you don’t complete your prescription, the beta-blocker may not fully treat your high blood pressure, heart failure, or left ventricular dysfunction.

Coreg uses

There are several FDA-approved uses for Coreg, but your healthcare provider may also prescribe it off-label to treat other medical conditions.

Your doctor may prescribe Coreg for any of the following reasons, or other reasons not listed here. If you have questions about why a medication is prescribed, ask your online doctor or pharmacist.

  • High blood pressure (hypertension)

    Coreg is FDA-approved to treat high blood pressure. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with other antihypertensive drugs.

  • Heart failure

    Coreg is FDA-approved to treat moderate to severe heart failure. Coreg is usually prescribed in addition to other drugs to lower the risk of hospitalization.

  • Left ventricular dysfunction

    Coreg is FDA-approved to treat left ventricular dysfunction following myocardial infarction (heart attack) in clinically stable patients with or without heart failure.

Coreg side effects

  • The side effects associated with taking Coreg are typically mild. Most Coreg side effects are associated with weakness. Coreg has some common side effects. They may include:

    • Weakness and dizziness

    • Diarrhea

    • Dry eyes


    Other side effects, which are less common but might be more severe, could include:

    • Irregular heartbeat

    • Chest pain or tightness

    • High blood sugar


    Tell your doctor if you notice any adverse effects or develop any other new or concerning symptoms. It has yet to be discovered whether Coreg is safe and effective in young children under the age of 12.

How to take Coreg

Your pharmacist will provide you with instructions on how to take your Coreg prescription. Be sure to read your prescription label and follow the instructions. Call your doctor or pharmacy if you have any questions.

Coreg can come in different forms and doses, so follow the specific instructions on your prescription. The initial dose for adults with high blood pressure and ventricular dysfunction typically starts at 6.25 mg once daily, while the dose for adults with congestive heart failure starts at 10 mg once daily.

What to avoid while taking Coreg

Coreg has 520 drug interactions. Don’t change what you take without checking with your doctor or pharmacist. That includes other medications or supplements, as well as over-the-counter drugs. 

Possible drug interactions with Coreg include:

Drinking alcohol may cause low blood pressure. Talk to your doctor before you drink alcohol while taking carvedilol.

Medication alternatives to Coreg

If your healthcare provider prefers to put you on another treatment, they may suggest other antihypertensive drugs or beta-blockers in another drug class. Here are some common doctor-recommended alternatives based on your health issue

Coreg prescription FAQs

  • How much does Coreg cost?

    Depending on your pharmacy, Coreg costs around $632 for one hundred 12.5 mg tablets without insurance. Fortunately, generic brands, such as carvedilol, offer an affordable alternative.

  • How can I refill my Coreg prescription?

    To refill your Coreg prescription, book a virtual appointment with a board-certified PlushCare doctor. After reviewing your symptoms and medical history, your doctor can send an electronic prescription to your local pharmacy.

  • Who should not take Coreg?

    Talk to your doctor before taking carvedilol if you have certain medical conditions, such as:

    • Angina (chest pain)

    • Coronary artery disease (clogged arteries)

    • Fluid retention

    • Asthma or other lung problems

    • Peripheral vascular disease

    • Sick sinus syndrome

    • Severe bradycardia (unless you have a permanent pacemaker)

    • Allergic reaction to carvedilol


    Make sure to tell your doctor if you have diabetes. Taking carvedilol can make it harder to tell if you have low blood sugar.

  • What foods should I avoid while taking Coreg?

    Avoid eating foods rich in potassium, sodium, calcium, or magnesium while taking carvedilol. These foods may reduce Coreg's effect in lowering your blood pressure.

    In addition, avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice. The interaction of grapefruit with Coreg may increase the blood levels of the drug.

  • How quickly does Coreg lower blood pressure?

    Coreg starts working in as little as one hour. However, it may take several weeks for Coreg to effectively lower your blood pressure.

  • What should I monitor with Coreg?

    Your doctor will regularly monitor your blood pressure and pulse to ensure Coreg is safe and effective.

  • What happens if I miss a dose of Coreg?

    If you miss a dose of Coreg, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it's almost time for your next dose. Avoid taking two doses to make up for a missed dose.

  • What happens if I take too much Coreg?

    If you've taken too much Coreg, seek emergency medical attention or contact your local poison control center.

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Coreg prescription pricing details

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