FDA Approves GlaxoSmithKlein's Coreg

Coreg is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers.

Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins).

Coreg is used to treat heart failure and hypertension (high blood pressure). It is also used to treat or prevent heart attack.

This medication is an alpha and beta blocker used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also used after a heart attack to improve the chance of survival. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.

CoregĀ® (carvedilol) is a prescription medicine that has been licensed to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. It is part of a class of drugs called beta blockers.

Coreg CR is a beta-blocker medication prescribed to lower blood pressure. Coreg CR treats high blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels, helping the heart beat more slowly and with less force, which puts less strain on the heart.