Embeta 25mg Tablet XR

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Embeta 25mg Tablet XR

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120.33
₹4.01/Tablet XR
30 tablet xr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Embeta Tablet XR

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Uses of Embeta Tablet XR

Embeta 25mg Tablet XR 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 Embeta Tablet XR

Common

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

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How to use Embeta Tablet XR

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 Embeta 25mg Tablet XR at a fixed time.
Avoid Embeta 25mg Tablet XR with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Embeta Tablet XR works

Embeta 25mg tablet xr 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 Embeta Tablet XR

Expert advice for Embeta Tablet XR

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Embeta 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 Embeta suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Embeta if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Embeta 25mg Tablet XR
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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
Embeta 25mg Tablet XR 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
Embeta 25mg Tablet XR is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Embeta 25mg Tablet XR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Embeta 25mg Tablet XR is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Embeta 25mg Tablet XR is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Embeta 25mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Embeta 25mg Tablet XR 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 Embeta 25mg Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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