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Metapro -XL 25 Tablet

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Overview

Metapro Tablet PR side effects

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

How to use Metapro Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Metapro -XL 25 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metapro -XL 25 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metapro Tablet PR works

Metapro -XL 25 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.

Metapro Tablet PR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Metapro -XL 25 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
Metapro -XL 25 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
Metapro -XL 25 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
Metapro -XL 25 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Metapro -XL 25 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metapro -XL 25 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Metapro -XL 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metapro -XL 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Metapro -XL 25 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 Metapro -XL 25 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 Metapro 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): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tamocas
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Metapro

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I am having pain in left side of the chest also in left arm is it related to heart attack what can be done get relief ??
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Please consult to your nearest doctor for blood pressure examination. then let me know.
(1) I am diabetic and on insulin. Actrapdid 35, 35, 25 with Lantus 30. Recent HbA1C value 6.4 (2) I have high blood pressure and I am taking Rampiril (5mg b.i.d) with Hydrochloride thiozide (12.5 mg OD) and+ ? HS . BP is normally well below I have Cholesterol problem and so I am taking Atorvastatin 40(HS). My recent Lipid Profile is: Cholesterol 169, Triglycerides 107, HDL 38, LDL 109.6, VLDL 21.4, Cholestorol:HDL 4.44. (4) I also have Glaucoma and I am on eye drops (5) I have Ostopenia and so am taking Calcium tablets.(6) I underwent CABG surgery 14 months ago after surviving heart attack. Medication includes: Clopitab 150 A (7) Echo LVEF: 55% Low Haemoglobin: 11.2. Prescribed tablets for improving Haemoglobin discontinued due to aggravating situation (8) Current Unsolved Problem: Breathlessness: Severe breathlessness while rising up, sitting down, bending down, bending up, climbing stairs. (No breathlessness while walking. But daily walking not done for some months, because walking causes inflammation at the suture site.)
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
How is ur echo n pft
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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 Metapro affect my fertility?

Metapro 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 Metapro?

You may not feel any difference after taking Metapro, 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 Metapro for angina or heart failure, it may take several weeks or months to make you feel better.

Q. Can I take Metapro with vitamins?

Metapro 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 Metapro with grapefruit juice?

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

Q. Does Metapro cause weight gain?

Metapro can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Metapro 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 Metapro. 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 Metapro?

You can continue playing sports while taking Metapro. 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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