CONCORE 2.5 MG TABLET
Indications / Uses :
2.5, 5 and 10 mg tab: Treatment of stable chronic moderate to severe heart failure w/ reduced systolic ventricular function.
5 and 10 mg tab: Hypertension and coronary heart disease.
May be taken with or without food: Take in the morning before,w/ or after breakfast. Swallow w/ some liq, do not chew.
As with other ?-blockers, Concore must not be used in cases of untreated myocardial failure (decompensated heart failure), shock, disturbances of atrioventricular conduction (AV block grades II and III), sick sinus syndrome, disturbed stimulus conduction between the sinoatrial node and atrium (sinoatrial block), extremely slow pulse (bradycardia with <50 beats/min) prior to the start of treatment, extremely low blood pressure (hypotension), bronchial asthma and advanced stages of peripheral circulatory disturbances.
In the case of adrenal tumor (pheochromocytoma), Concore may only be administered in a-blockade.
Concore is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation or to children, as no extensive experience has been made so far in man. Animal experiments have shown no damage to fertility or offspring.
Special Precautions :
Precaution is warranted in diabetic patients with greatly fluctuating blood sugar values, during prolonged periods of fasting and in patients with acidosis.