This prescription medication comes in the form of tablets and is typically taken twice a day with food. Coreg oral tablets are available in the following strengths:
Coreg 3.125 mg
Coreg 6.25 mg
Coreg 12.5 mg
Coreg 25 mg.
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Coreg. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. Common reactions include dizziness, fatigue, and diarrhea.
(Click Coreg for more information on when and how to take oral Coreg tablets, warnings and precautions associated with the use of this drug, and what you should discuss with your healthcare provider before beginning treatment.)
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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List of references (click here):
Coreg [package insert]. Research Triangle Park, NC: GlaxoSmithKline;2011 January.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. FDA approves first generic versions of Coreg (9/5/2007). FDA Web site. http://www.fda.gov/bbs/topics/NEWS/2007/NEW01695.html. Accessed September 6, 2007.
Briggs GG, Freeman RK, Yaffe SJ. Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 8th ed. Philadelphia (PA): Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2008.
National Library of Medicine (US). Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMED). NLM Web site. Available at: http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT. Accessed February 26, 2009.
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