Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER


Overview

Uses of Locbeta Tablet ER
Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.
Locbeta Tablet ER side effects
Common
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cold extremities
How to use Locbeta 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. Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
How Locbeta Tablet ER works
Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER 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.
Locbeta Tablet ER related warnings
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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER 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.
Lactation
Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • 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're diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Locbeta 25 mg Tablet ER suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Locbeta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Glunase
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glywin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Silodonol
MODERATE
Brand(s): Prazovin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Locbeta

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Hi! My diagnosed me with Tinea Cruris which is like a red patch between my thighs near my genitals so he recommended me ITRASYS-200 MG (Twice Daily) for 30 days and gave an ointment EBERNET-M. After taking them the Tinea was almost gone when suddenly I had a breakout again and it itches a lot. I would appreciate your opinion on this matter. Thanks! :)Also kindly let me know should I take the same again? Or maybe if you could be able to suggest something better?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Apply ebernet cream not ebernet m Twice daily for 6wksStart itraconazole 200 mg - 1cap daily after lunch for 3wksTake itraconazole only if u dnt HV any heart problem like heart failure
What is BNP test? Pls explain.What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
BNP levels below 100 pg/mL indicate no heart failure. BNP levels of 100-300 pg/mL suggest heart failure is present. BNP levels above 300 pg/mL indicate mild heart failure. BNP levels above 600 pg/mL indicate moderate heart failure.The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable
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FAQs

Q. What is the difference between Metoprolol Succinate And Metoprolol Tartrate?
Metoprolol succinate is an extended-release form of metoprolol. This means it is released into your body slowly and only needs to be taken once a day. Metoprolol tartrate, on the other hand, is available as an immediate-release tablet. It doesn’t stay in your body as long as metoprolol succinate does. Hence, multiple doses in a day may be required.
Q. Is Locbeta safe?
Locbeta is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Locbeta a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?
Locbeta belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Q. Can I take Locbeta with vitamins?
Locbeta 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.
Q. Does Locbeta cause anxiety?
Locbeta does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Locbeta as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does Locbeta cause diarrhea?
Locbeta can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Locbeta contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Locbeta does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Locbeta belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Locbeta with alprazolam?
Locbeta 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.
Q. Can I take Locbeta for anxiety?
Locbeta is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Locbeta an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Locbeta is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Locbeta belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Locbeta a diuretic?
Locbeta is not a diuretic. Locbeta belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Locbeta cause erectile dysfunction?
Locbeta can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Locbeta as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Q. Does Locbeta have a diuretic in it?
Locbeta does not have diuretic in it. Locbeta belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Locbeta with grapefruit juice?
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Locbeta. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Locbeta with grapefruit juice.
Q. Is Locbeta a blood thinner?
Locbeta is not a blood thinner. Locbeta belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Locbeta a statin?
Locbeta is not a statin. Locbeta belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Locbeta a vasodilator?
Locbeta is not a vasodilator. Locbeta belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Locbeta cause hair loss?
Locbeta can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Locbeta.
Q. Does Locbeta cause insomnia?
Locbeta can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Locbeta.
Q. Can I take Locbeta with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Locbeta. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Q. Can I take Locbeta with birth control?
Locbeta 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.
Q. Is Locbeta a controlled substance?
Locbeta is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Locbeta belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Q. Does Locbeta cause weight gain?
Locbeta can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Locbeta as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Locbeta cause constipation?
Use of Locbeta 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Aug 2018.
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