Excemet 50mg Tablet XL

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Introduction

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), angina (heart-related chest pain), and irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmia). It also helps to prevent migraines, future heart attacks, and stroke.

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL may be prescribed alone or together with other medications. The dose and frequency will depend on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition. It may be taken empty stomach or with a meal, but take it regularly at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit. It may take several weeks before you get the full benefit of this medicine and you may need to take it for the rest of your life. However, it is important to continue taking it even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not have symptoms if you stop taking it your condition may worsen.

The main side effects of Excemet 50mg Tablet XL are fatigue, headache, slow heart rate, feeling dizzy, and nausea. These are usually mild and short-lived. It may also cause shortness of breath or low blood pressure in some people. To reduce the risk of side effects your doctor will probably start the medicine at a low dose and gradually increase it. Consult your doctor if the side effects bother you or do not go away.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver problems. It may also not be suitable for people who have a slow heart rate, severe circulation problems, severe heart failure, or low blood pressure. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should also consult their doctor before taking it. You must talk to your doctor to find out whether this medicine is suitable for you to use. You should have your blood pressure checked regularly to make sure that this medicine is working properly. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may increase certain side effects.

Uses of Excemet Tablet XL

Benefits of Excemet Tablet XL

In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL belongs to a group of medicines called long-acting beta-blocker. Excemet 50mg Tablet XL works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps it to beat with less force. This lowers your blood pressure and helps in reducing your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.

In Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body and makes sure that your heart is getting a good supply of oxygen. This makes it less likely that you will suffer chest pain caused by angina. This medicine can help increase your ability to exercise and go about your daily life more easily by reducing the frequency of angina attacks. You should take it regularly and as long as it is prescribed for it to work effectively.

In Treatment of Arrhythmia

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL is used to stabilize heart rhythms (particularly atrial fibrillation). It helps in normalizing an abnormal heart rhythm, preventing it from occurring in the first place or slowing down the heart rate during an episode.

In Prevention of Heart attack

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL helps lower your blood pressure and make it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This reduces the chances of you having a heart attack. It can also reduce the risk of dying if it is given immediately after a heart attack. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.

In Prevention of Migraine

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL helps change electrical activity in the brain, reduce the flow of blood in your brain or increase activity in a region of the brain associated with migraines. By preventing and reducing the frequency of migraine attacks, the medicine can help you carry out your daily activities and improve your quality of life.

Side effects of Excemet Tablet XL

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Excemet

  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Breathlessness

How to use Excemet Tablet XL

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. Excemet 50mg Tablet XL may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Excemet 50mg Tablet XL with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Excemet Tablet XL works

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL is a long-acting beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Excemet 50mg Tablet XL.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Excemet 50mg Tablet XL may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Excemet 50mg Tablet XL 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
Excemet 50mg Tablet XL may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Excemet 50mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Excemet 50mg Tablet XL is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Excemet 50mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Excemet 50mg Tablet XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Excemet Tablet XL?

If you miss a dose of Excemet 50mg Tablet XL, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Excemet 50mg Tablet XL lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Excemet 50mg Tablet XL should be taken once a day regularly at the same time.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent stroke and heart attack.
  • It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine work better.
  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you are diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Excemet 50mg Tablet XL suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Alcohol & phenols
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Beta blocker- Cardioselective

Interaction with drugs

Taking Excemet with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabinese
SERIOUS
Brand(s): No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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What is heart attack? When heart attack coming?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
Related to chest pain angina commonly
I am having pain in left side of the chest also in left arm is it related to heart attack what can be done get relief ??
Dr. Manju Singh
Homeopathy
Please consult to your nearest doctor for blood pressure examination. then let me know.
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FAQs

Q. How long does Excemet 50mg Tablet XL take to work?

The time taken by Excemet 50mg Tablet XL to start working varies from person to person. Usually, Excemet 50mg Tablet XL starts working within 15 minutes. However, in some patients, it may take up to 2 hours to start working. It starts acting slowly and the maximum or full effect is usually experienced within a span of 1 week. In case you do not feel any difference while taking Excemet 50mg Tablet XL, do not panic. The medicine exerts its beneficial effects when taken for a long time.

Q. Is taking Excemet 50mg Tablet XL dangerous?

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL is usually safe when taken as per the doctor’s prescription. This medicine exhibits dangerous effects if the medicine is stopped suddenly. Stopping the medicine suddenly can cause an abrupt increase in the heart rate and affect its activity, which can be dangerous for heart failure patients and can even lead to a heart attack in some patients. So, do not stop the medicine suddenly and take it for the prescribed duration.

Q. Does Excemet 50mg Tablet XL help you sleep better?

Excemet 50mg Tablet XL belongs to the beta-blockers class of medicine. Though their effect on sleep varies from person to person, it has been found that these medicines are known to alter the sleep pattern and disturb sleep in few patients. On the other hand, it has also been seen to promote better sleep in patients with increased heart rate and anxiety by calming down the heart and nerves. Do consult your doctor in case you have any sleep disturbances.

Q. What should I do if I forget to take Excemet 50mg Tablet XL?

If you forget to take a dose of Excemet 50mg Tablet XL, then take it as soon as you remember it. However, if the time of your next dose is nearby, then skip the missed dose to avoid taking a double dose.

Q. Can I take alcohol after taking Excemet 50mg Tablet XL?

No, you should not consume alcohol after taking Excemet 50mg Tablet XL. Alcohol may increase the blood-pressure-lowering effects of this medicine and lead to low blood pressure.

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