Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL

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Composition for Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL

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Medicine Overview of Lakmet Tablet XL

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Uses of Lakmet Tablet XL

Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL 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 Lakmet Tablet XL

Common

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

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How to use Lakmet 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL at a fixed time.
Avoid Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Lakmet Tablet XL works

Lakmet 25mg tablet xl 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 Lakmet Tablet XL

Expert advice for Lakmet Tablet XL

  • May cause transient lethargy and depression. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • May increase wheezing and shortness of breath if you have a lung disease.
  • May lower heart rate and cause dizziness and fainting.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
  • Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL
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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
Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL 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
Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL 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
Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL 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, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, K Glim 1mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lakmet 25mg Tablet XL

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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