Cardostab Tablets – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Cardostab Tablets is a proprietary Ayurvedic medicine, manufactured by Nagarjuna Ayurvedic Group, Kerala, used in treatment of high BP and sleep problems.


Cardostab Tablets uses: 
As per the claims of manufacturer, it is indicated in Ayurvedic treatment of Hypertension and associated symptoms like insomnia, headache.

Effect on dosha

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Pitta and Vata.

Dose and duration of use

Cardostab Tablet Dosage:
1 to 2 tablets once or twice a day after food, or as advised by physician.

How long to take?
It can be taken for upto 4 – 5 months, based on doctor’s advice.

With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.

Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.

With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.


Cardostab Tablets Ingredients :
Each tablet contains 62.5 mg of
Sarpagandha – Rauwolfia serpentina ,
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan (fruit rind) – Terminalia chebula,
Amalaki -Indian Gooseberry- Emblica officinalis / Phyllanthus emblica,
Vibhitaki – Belliric Myrobalan – Terminalia bellirica

Side effects, manufacturer and package

Side effect: 
It is contra indicated in people with low heart rate (Bradycardia).
Special precaution is needed while prescribing this medicine to children, pregnant and lactating mothers.
Accidental over-dosage may cause low BP and excessive sleepiness.
keep out of reach and sight of children.
Store in a cool dry place.

Contact manufacturer:
Nagarjuna Ayurvedic Group, Kalayanthani PO, Thodupuzha, Idukki District, Kerala, India – 685 588
Phone – 04862 – 2276112-114

Presentation : 10 capsules

Habit forming

Is this medicine habit forming? Does it create dependence? Can we stop it after a few months of usage?
This medicine is not habit forming. After using for the prescribed period, your doctor would gradually decrease the dose and eventually stop it. Follow your doctor’s instructions for gradual decrease of dose and stopping. Usually it does not cause any ill effects.

10 thoughts on “Cardostab Tablets – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects”

  1. I have been using Cardostab continously for the last 3 years…is it ok to continue or el prolonged use have side effects…my BP is very erratic even with tablets..somtimes its 130/80 , or 140/90 n sometimes even as high as 150 n more…pls advice

    • Hello Dr.
      Further to ur reply on my query about diabecon tablet for stabilising blood sugar levels..i would like to know if the tablets have to b taken before or after food..bcoz the online info says to take the tablets 30 mins before food..
      Pls advice

  2. I have been using an Himalaya product – Diabacone for diabetics since age is 52 n wt 75kgs
    My sugar level is always on the highet side inspite of taking diabacon..
    Fasting sugar level is always around 135-140 n random around 180….pls advice if continuing diabacon is ok.

  3. This medicine contains “Sarpagandhi” and it contains a chemical named “Reserpine”. It is this reserpine that reduces blood pressure. For the unfortunate who are planning to start this medicine, here is a list of its side effects .
    Chest pain (angina)
    Slow heart rate
    Loss of appetite
    Swelling of extremities
    Premature ventricular contractions
    Weight gain
    Thrombocytopenia purpura
    Breast tissue enlargement in males
    Involuntary body movements (tardive dyskinesia)
    Excess secretion of gastrointestinal fluids
    Blurred vision
    Damage to the optic nerve
    Decreased sex drive
    Nasal congestion


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