Met Stamlo Active 5 mg/50 mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and metoprolol which lower blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Met Stamlo Active 5 mg/50 mg Capsule 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.
Met Stamlo Active 5 mg/50 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Met Stamlo Active 5 mg/50 mg Capsule may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Met Stamlo Active 5 mg/50 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Met Stamlo Active 5 mg/50 mg Capsule is recommended.
Met Stamlo Active 5 mg/50 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Met Stamlo Active 5 mg/50 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.