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Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), angina (heart-related chest pain), and irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmia). It also helps to prevent migraine and future heart attacks and stroke.

Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet is also used to relieve the symptoms caused by an overactive thyroid gland. It may be prescribed alone or together with other medications. The dose and frequency depend on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition. It may be taken empty stomach or with a meal, but take it regularly at the same time each day to get the most benefit. It may take several weeks before you get the full benefit of this medicine and you may need to take it for the rest of your life. However, it is important to continue taking it even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not have symptoms, if you stop taking it your condition may worsen.

The main side effects of this medicine are fatigue, headache, slow heart rate, feeling dizzy, and nausea. These are usually mild and short-lived. It may also cause shortness of breath or low blood pressure in some people. To reduce the risk of side effects your doctor will probably start the medicine at a low dose and gradually increase it. Consult your doctor if the side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver problems. It may also not be suitable for people who have a slow heart rate, severe circulation problems, severe heart failure, or low blood pressure. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. You must talk to your doctor to find out whether this medicine is suitable for you to use. You should have your blood pressure checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase certain side effects.

Side effects of Aclomet Tablet ER

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath

How to use Aclomet Tablet ER

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Aclomet Tablet ER works

Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet is a long-acting beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet should be taken once a day regularly at the same time.
  • Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine work better.
  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you are diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Aclomet-XL 50 Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Aclomet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabinese
SERIOUS
Brand(s): No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I am having pain in left side of the chest also in left arm is it related to heart attack what can be done get relief ??
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Please consult to your nearest doctor for blood pressure examination. then let me know.
I am suffering with heart attack. Now my blood pressure is 100/65. Give me best suggestions.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
fDo exercise nad yoga regularly, avoid stress, always take healthy diet. Arjunarisht 20 ml twice act as a healthy suppliment
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FAQs

Q. How long does Aclomet take to work?

The time taken by Aclomet to start working varies from person to person. Usually Aclomet starts working within 15 minutes. However, in some patients it may take up to 2 hours to start working. It starts acting slowly and the maximum or full effect is usually experienced within a span of 1 week. In case you do not feel any difference while taking Aclomet, do not panic. The medicine exerts its beneficial effects when taken for a long time.

Q. Is taking Aclomet dangerous?

Aclomet is usually safe when taken as per the doctor’s prescription. This medicine exhibits dangerous effects if the medicine is stopped suddenly. Stopping the medicine suddenly can cause an abrupt increase in the heart rate and affect its activity, which can be dangerous for heart failure patients and can even lead to heart attack in few patients. So, do not stop the medicine suddenly and take it for the prescribed duration.

Q. Does Aclomet help you sleep better?

Aclomet belongs to the beta blockers class of medicine. Though their effect on sleep varies from person to person, it has been found that these medicines are known to alter the sleep pattern and disturb sleep in few patients. On the other hand, it has also been seen to promote better sleep in patients with increased heart rate and anxiety by calming down the heart and nerves. Do consult your doctor in case you have any sleep disturbances.

Q. What should I do if I forget to take Aclomet?

If you forget to take a dose of Aclomet, then take it as soon as you remember it. However, if the time of your next dose is nearby, then skip the missed dose to avoid taking a double dose.

Q. Can I take alcohol after taking Aclomet?

No, you should not consume alcohol after taking Aclomet. Alcohol may increase the blood pressure-lowering effects of this medicine and lead to low blood pressure.

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