Blumeta 50mg Tablet

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Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Blumeta 50mg Tablet

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Alcohol
32.5
₹3.25/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Blumeta Tablet

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Uses of Blumeta Tablet

Blumeta 50mg 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 Blumeta Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Blumeta 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 Blumeta 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Blumeta 50mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Blumeta Tablet works

Blumeta 50mg 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 Blumeta Tablet

Expert advice for Blumeta Tablet

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Blumeta 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 Blumeta suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Blumeta if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Blumeta 50mg 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
Blumeta 50mg 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
Blumeta 50mg 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
Blumeta 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Blumeta 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Blumeta 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Blumeta 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Blumeta 50mg 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 Blumeta 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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