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Carteolol with high blood pressure

Carteolol for high blood pressure

Cartelol belongs to the group of non-selective beta-blockers and is used for hypertension (high blood pressure), heart rhythm disorders, coronary heart disease and eye disease.

Carteolol blocks the receptors of the heart for the neurotransmitters adrenaline and noradrenaline.

The receptors are occupied by the beta-blocker Corteolol and the effect of adrenaline and noradrenaline is eliminated.

Carteolol is often used in cardiac arrhythmias as it reduces the impact frequency and force of the heart and the renin activity of the kidney.

In addition, carteolol has a calming effect.

Side effects of carteolol

Carteolol in hypertension - beta-blockers lower blood pressure

Carteolol is used for hypertension.

Side effects of carteolol are mainly headaches with dizziness, insomnia, depression, blurred vision, cardiac arrhythmias, respiratory problems, diarrhea, nausea and diabetes.

But even skin irritations such as itching or redness, vascular spasms and general circulatory disturbances may also occur.

Hypersensitivities and certain respiratory diseases such as asthma and various cardiovascular diseases can sometimes happen. 

Interactions of beta-blocker

It is important to know is that carteolol, together with other beta-blockers or antihypertensive agents, may allow the blood pressure to drop sharply, therefore, so-called combination therapies should be only be taken under medical supervision.


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Side effect of the beta blocker carteolol

Interactions of the beta blocker carteolol

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