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Met XL 100 Tablet

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Overview

Met XL Tablet ER side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath

How to use Met XL 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. Met XL 100 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Met XL 100 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Met XL Tablet ER works

Met XL 100 Tablet 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.

Met XL Tablet ER related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Met XL 100 Tablet. 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
Met XL 100 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Met XL 100 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Met XL 100 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Met XL 100 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Met XL 100 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Met XL 100 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Met XL 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Met XL 100 Tablet lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • 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).
  • 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 Met XL 100 Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Met XL with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tamocas
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Met XL

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I am suffering with heart attack. Now my blood pressure is 100/65. Give me best suggestions.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
fDo exercise nad yoga regularly, avoid stress, always take healthy diet. Arjunarisht 20 ml twice act as a healthy suppliment
My father is met with the heart attack yesterday doctor advice to keep in ICU for one more day, I want to know till what time we should take the treatment for engyoblast for the blockage and how much time it take for the treatment
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
There is no time like that patient should be 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. While metoprolol tartarate is available as an immediate-release tablet. It doesn’t stay in your body as long as metoprolol succinate does.

Q. Will the use of Met XL affect my fertility?

Met XL is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Met XL?

You may not feel any difference after taking Met XL, if you are taking it for high blood pressure. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits. If you are taking Met XL for angina or heart failure, it may take several weeks or months to make you feel better.

Q. Can I take Met XL with vitamins?

Met XL 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. Can I take Met XL with grapefruit juice?

It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Met XL. There are no known interactions between them.

Q. Does Met XL cause weight gain?

Met XL can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Met XL as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.

Q. Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

You can eat and drink normally while taking Met XL. However, making lifestyle changes like stop smoking, eating healthy food and exercising regularly can further give a boost to your health.

Q. Do I need to avoid playing sports while taking Met XL?

You can continue playing sports while taking Met XL. Exercising regularly can help you in controlling your blood pressure. However, do not over do it or push yourself too hard while exercising or playing sports.

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