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Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER


Overview

Introduction

Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER is a medicine used for treating high blood pressure. By lowering the blood pressure, it helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. Early treatment with this medicine also improves chances of survival in patients of heart attack.

It is advised to take Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER with food at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent levels of medicine in the blood. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, dry cough, headache, weakness,  decreased blood pressure, and increased potassium level in blood. It is advised to avoid potassium rich food and supplements while taking this medicine. It may cause dizziness, avoid driving or rise slowly from the sitting position. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure,  blood sugar level, kidney functioning, urea, or electrolytes level during the treatment.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.

Uses of Cardace Meto Tablet ER

Side effects of Cardace Meto Tablet ER

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Headache
  • Cold extremities
  • Slow heart rate
  • Numbness of extremity
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Cardace Meto 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. Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Cardace Meto Tablet ER works

Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER is a combination of two medicines: Metoprolol and ramipril which lower blood pressure effectively. Metoprolol is a beta blocker which works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body. Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor which reduces stress on the heart and relaxes blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER 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
Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Cardace Meto 5 Tablet ER may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. 
  • It may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking this medication.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause a sudden increase in your blood pressure.

Patient Concerns

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I have Miteral Valve Prolapse. I have been prescribed Cardace meto 5 which is out of stock now. What is it's substitute. 5
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
U can have cardace n metoprolol separately
High bp around 150/90 sometimes 160/100 in rest also. Medications cardace 1.25 mg 1-0-1 Concor 5mg 0-0-1 Aztor 5mg 0-0-1
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
Can increase cardace to 2.5 mg twice daily
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References
  1. Metoprolol Succinate+Ramipril. Verna, Goa: Sanofi India Limited. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Metoprolol succinate. Södertälje, Sweden: AstraZeneca AB; 1992 [revised 2010]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Ramipril. New York, New York: Pfizer, Inc.; 1991 [revised Sep. 2013]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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