Met XL 50mg Tablet

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Met XL 50mg Tablet XL

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₹5.99/Tablet XL
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Medicine Overview of Met XL Tablet XL

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Uses of Met XL Tablet XL

Met XL 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 Met XL Tablet XL

Common

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

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How to use Met XL Tablet XL

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

How Met XL Tablet XL works

Met xl 50mg tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to the organ.

In Depth Information on Met XL Tablet XL

Expert advice for Met XL Tablet XL

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Met xl to start working.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may need to monitor your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Stopping Met xl suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Met xl if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Met XL 50mg Tablet
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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
Met XL 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
Met XL 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Met XL 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Met XL 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Met XL 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Met XL 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Met XL 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Lipaglyn 4mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Met XL 50mg Tablet XL

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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