On this episode of the Real Life Pharmacology podcast, I discuss carvedilol pharmacology, drug interactions, and adverse effects.
Carvedilol is one of the few beta-blockers that has alpha-blocking activity.
Carvedilol is almost exclusively metabolized by various CYP enzymes so renal function changes typically don’t change drug concentrations to a significant extent.
Beta-blockers like carvedilol are well known to cause the adverse effects of fatigue and sexual dysfunction.
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