MB 50mg Tablet

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Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for MB 50mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
55.8
₹5.58/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of MB Tablet

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Uses of MB Tablet

MB 50mg Tablet 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 MB Tablet

Common

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

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How to use MB Tablet

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

How MB Tablet works

Mb 50mg tablet is a 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.

In Depth Information on MB Tablet

Expert advice for MB Tablet

  • 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 MB 50mg Tablet
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
MB 50mg Tablet 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
MB 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
MB 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
MB 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney diseas
e. No dose adjustment of MB 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
MB 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of MB 50mg Tablet 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
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for MB 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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