Metaloc XL 100mg Tablet

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Eris Life Sciences Pvt Ltd

Composition for Metaloc 100mg Tablet ER

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₹10.91/Tablet ER
10 tablet er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Metaloc Tablet ER

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Uses of Metaloc Tablet ER

Metaloc XL 100mg 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 Metaloc Tablet ER

Common

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

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

How Metaloc Tablet ER works

Metaloc xl 100mg 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 Metaloc Tablet ER

Expert advice for Metaloc Tablet ER

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Metaloc 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 Metaloc suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Metaloc if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metaloc XL 100mg 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
Metaloc XL 100mg 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
Metaloc XL 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metaloc XL 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metaloc XL 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Metaloc XL 100mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metaloc XL 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metaloc XL 100mg 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, Voglitab 0.3mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metaloc 100mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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