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Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER


Product introduction

Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER is a combination medicine used in the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). It works by relaxing the blood vessels and making the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body. It also removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body.

Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It makes you lose excess water through urine, hence try to take it at day time or 4 hours before bedtime to avoid frequent urination at night. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

Nausea, taste change, diarrhea and stomach upset are some common side effects of this medicine. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes is important while using this medicine. This medicine should be used along with lifestyle changes like a healthy diet, regular exercise and smoking cessation for best results. You are advised to drink plenty of fluids to overcome mouth dryness and extreme thirst.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you are pregnant if you have ever had any problems with your blood circulation or have liver or kidney problems. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Uses of Met XL 3D Tablet ER

Benefits of Met XL 3D Tablet ER

In Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body. It also increases urine output. This lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, or kidney problems in the future. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well. You should take it regularly as prescribed for this medicine to be most effective, even if you feel better.

Side effects of Met XL 3D Tablet ER

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Met XL 3D

  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Cold extremities
  • Numbness of extremity
  • Increased uric acid level in blood
  • Increased blood lipid level
  • Decreased magnesium level in blood
  • Slow heart rate
  • Decreased sodium level in blood
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Met XL 3D 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 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Met XL 3D Tablet ER works

Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER is a combination of three medicines: Chlorthalidone, Metoprolol Succinate and Telmisartan which lower blood pressure effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER is not recommended in these patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Met XL 3D Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent stroke and heart attack.
  • It may cause more frequent urination. Take it at least 4 hrs before bedtime to avoid waking up to urinate.
  • It may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  •  Do not stop taking Met XL 3D 25/12.5 Tablet ER suddenly without talking to your doctor.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

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my doctor suggest me to take METXL T for hypertension but it is not available now , please suggest me any other substitute of this medicine
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References

  1. Metoprolol succinate. Södertälje, Sweden: AstraZeneca AB; 1992 [revised 2010]. [Accessed 24 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Telmisartan. Bracknell, Berkshire: Boehringer Ingelheim Limited; 1998 [revised Nov. 2017]. [Accessed 24 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Address: Ajanta House, Charkop, Kandivli West, Mumbai 400 067, India
Country of origin: India
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