Emlol 50mg Tablet SR

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El-Dorado Bio-Tech Pvt Ltd

Composition for Emlol 50mg Tablet SR

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Medicine Overview of Emlol Tablet SR

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Uses of Emlol Tablet SR

Emlol 50mg Tablet SR 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 Emlol Tablet SR

Common

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

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How to use Emlol Tablet SR

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

How Emlol Tablet SR works

Emlol 50mg tablet sr 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 Emlol Tablet SR

Expert advice for Emlol Tablet SR

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Emlol 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 Emlol suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Emlol if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Emlol 50mg Tablet SR
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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
Emlol 50mg Tablet SR 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
Emlol 50mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Emlol 50mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Emlol 50mg Tablet SR is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Emlol 50mg Tablet SR is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Emlol 50mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Emlol 50mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg Tablet, Reclide 40 Tablet, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Emlol 50mg Tablet SR

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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