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Betabest XL 25 Tablet

Medley Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Betabest XL 25 Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Betabest XL 25 Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
30.5
₹3.05/Tablet ER
10 tablet er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Betabest Tablet ER

Uses of Betabest Tablet ER

Betabest XL 25 Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.

Betabest Tablet ER side effects

Common

Side Effects of Betabest are Fatigue, Headache, Slow heart rate, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Shortness of breath, Cold extremities.

How to use Betabest 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. Betabest XL 25 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Betabest XL 25 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Betabest Tablet ER works

Betabest XL 25 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.

In Depth Information on Betabest Tablet ER

Expert advice for Betabest Tablet ER

  • Betabest XL 25 Tablet lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • 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're diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Betabest XL 25 Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Betabest Tablet ER related warnings
Special precautions for Betabest Tablet ER
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Metoprolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betabest XL 25 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Betabest XL 25 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Betabest XL 25 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Betabest XL 25 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Betabest XL 25 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Betabest XL 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Betabest XL 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Betabest Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions about Metoprolol Succinate

Q. What is the difference between Metoprolol Succinate And Metoprolol Tartrate?
Metoprolol succinate is an extended-release form of metoprolol. This means it is released into your body slowly and only needs to be taken once a day. Metoprolol tartrate, on the other hand, is available as an immediate-release tablet. It doesn’t stay in your body as long as metoprolol succinate does. Hence, multiple doses in a day may be required.
Q. Is Betabest safe?
Betabest is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Betabest a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?
Betabest belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Q. Can I take Betabest with vitamins?
Betabest can be taken with vitamins. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Betabest cause anxiety?
Betabest does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Betabest as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does Betabest cause diarrhea?
Betabest can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Betabest contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Betabest does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Betabest belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Betabest with alprazolam?
Betabest can be taken with alprazolam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Betabest for anxiety?
Betabest is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Betabest an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Betabest is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Betabest belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Betabest a diuretic?
Betabest is not a diuretic. Betabest belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Betabest cause erectile dysfunction?
Betabest can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Betabest as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Q. Does Betabest have a diuretic in it?
Betabest does not have diuretic in it. Betabest belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Betabest with grapefruit juice?
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Betabest. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Betabest with grapefruit juice.
Q. Is Betabest a blood thinner?
Betabest is not a blood thinner. Betabest belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Betabest a statin?
Betabest is not a statin. Betabest belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Betabest a vasodilator?
Betabest is not a vasodilator. Betabest belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Betabest cause hair loss?
Betabest can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Betabest.
Q. Does Betabest cause insomnia?
Betabest can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Betabest.
Q. Can I take Betabest with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Betabest. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Q. Can I take Betabest with birth control?
Betabest can be taken with birth control pills. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Betabest a controlled substance?
Betabest is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Betabest belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Q. Does Betabest cause weight gain?
Betabest can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Betabest as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Betabest cause constipation?
Use of Betabest is seen to be associated with constipation. Other common side effects associated with its use are nausea, headache, fatigue, dizziness, palpitations, abdominal pain, diarrhea, breathlessness and slow heart rate.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Betabest with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Betabest with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Betabest with Thiopental Sodium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Thiopental Sodium: Pentothal, Anesthal, Thipen, Thiopental, Thioz, Pentone
Betabest with Voglibose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voglibose: Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog, Sysvog, Genvog, Vogliford, Vogliboss, Zevog, Illuvog, Voglik
Betabest with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Betabest with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Betabest with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Betabest with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Betabest with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Betabest with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Betabest with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Betabest with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Phenotone
Betabest with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Betabest with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin
Betabest with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Betabest with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Betabest with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfuzee, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual
Betabest with Tamsulosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tamsulosin: Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin, Temsunir, Prostop, Eaziflo, Orijet, Tamlocept, Contiflo Icon, Tamflo
Betabest with Silodosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silodonol, Sildosol, Silotime, Silorun, Avoprost, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo
Betabest with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Betabest with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Teraban, Prostrin, Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip

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