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Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answeredCarvedilol ER is the extended-release formulation of the active ingredient carvedilol. Originally sold under the brand name Coreg CR, it is used to treat people who have heart failure, had a myocardial infarction (heart attack) or have high blood pressure. It is in the beta blocker family of medications and helps relax the arteries connected to the heart. Carvedilol is sometimes used in combination with other medications for maximum results.