Drug name: Corlanor
Corlanor generic name: Ivabradine
Strengths: Corlanor 5mg, Corlanor 7.5mg
This medication is a drug used to treat heart failure in adults and children with Dilated Cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart doesn’t pump as well as it should.
Corlanor for Pots
It can also be used to treat some kinds of Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), but not all of them, including Chronic Angina Pectoris. The Corlanor mechanism of action is to slow down the heartbeat.
This medication is a medicine that can be taken as a tablet or a liquid and is taken by mouth. Corlanor 5mg is a medication that is used twice a day, with the amount altering depending on your condition and reaction. For youngsters, weight has a role in dose. Your doctor may recommend starting with a low dose and gradually increasing it as required. This medication is frequently used in conjunction with other medications, so check with your doctor for precise recommendations.
Before use, talk to your prescribing doctor if you have a history of:
- Low blood pressure
- Liver problems
- Heart problems such as:
- Sick sinus syndrome
- Heart block Slow/ irregular heartbeat
Users may experience dizziness when exposed to this medication. Alcohol and/or marijuana usage can make people dizzy. Do not drive, operate equipment, or engage in any other activity that necessitates alertness or clear eyesight until you are sure you can do so safely. When using this medicine, it’s best to stay away from alcohol. If you want to use cannabis, talk to your doctor first.
Tell your doctor or dentist about any drugs you’re taking, including this one, before you have any procedures done.
This medication should not be used during pregnancy since it may damage the unborn child. To avoid getting pregnant while taking this medicine, talk to your doctor about effective birth control alternatives. Consult your doctor as soon as possible if you are pregnant or suspect you are. This medication may enter into breast milk, although this is unclear. Breast-feeding is not suggested while using this medication since the drug might damage babies.
Some possible interactions for this medication include:
- Azole antifungal
- Macrolide antibiotics
- HIV protease inhibitors
- St. John’s wort
- Verapamil Seizure drugs
With a few caveats, Corlanor may be prescribed for specific illnesses linked to POTS.
Corlanor Side Effects:
- Vision changes (usually start within 2 months)
- Brief increased brightness
- Seeing halos
- Colors bright lights
- Slow/ fast/ irregular heartbeat
- Allergic reaction
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