COREG CR®, also known as carvedilol, is a prescription medicine known as a beta-blocker. used to treat the symptoms of heart failure and high blood pressure (hypertension). COREG CR® may be used alone or with other medications.
Both COREG and COREG CR are carvedilol, but COREG CR is designed for “Continuous Release” of the medication into the body. Dosing for COREG and COREG CR are different. Always consult your doctor before starting or making changes to your medications.