Betaloc 25mg Tablet

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Astra Zeneca

Composition for Betaloc 25mg Tablet

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91.5
₹3.05/Tablet
30 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Betaloc Tablet

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Uses of Betaloc Tablet

Betaloc 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, heart attack, hypertension, heart failure and migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Betaloc Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness.

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How to use Betaloc Tablet

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

How Betaloc Tablet works

Betaloc 25mg tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to the organ.

In Depth Information on Betaloc Tablet

Expert advice for Betaloc Tablet

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Betaloc to start working.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may need to monitor your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Stopping Betaloc suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Betaloc if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Betaloc 25mg Tablet
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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.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Betaloc 25mg 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.
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Lactation
Betaloc 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Betaloc 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Betaloc 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Betaloc 25mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Betaloc 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Betaloc 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglitab 0.3mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Betaloc 25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

Betaloc is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Betaloc belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Betaloc 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.
Betaloc does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Betaloc as it may require further investigation and management.
Betaloc can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Betaloc does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Betaloc belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Betaloc 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.
Betaloc is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Betaloc is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Betaloc belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Betaloc is not a diuretic. Betaloc belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Betaloc can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Betaloc as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Betaloc does not have diuretic in it. Betaloc belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Betaloc. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Betaloc with grapefruit juice.
Betaloc is not a blood thinner. Betaloc belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Betaloc is not a statin. Betaloc belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Betaloc is not a vasodilator. Betaloc belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Betaloc can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Betaloc.
Betaloc can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Betaloc.
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Betaloc. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Betaloc 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.
Betaloc is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Betaloc belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Betaloc can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Betaloc as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Use of Betaloc 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.
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