Metar Tablet

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Ortin Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Metar 50mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
7.5
₹0.75/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Metar Tablet

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Uses of Metar Tablet

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Side effects of Metar Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Metar Tablet

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

How Metar Tablet works

Metar 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 Metar Tablet

Expert advice for Metar Tablet

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Metar 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 Metar suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Metar if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metar 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
Metar 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
CAUTION
Metar Tablet should be used with caution during lactation.
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Metar Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decr
ease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metar Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease.
No dose adjustment of Metar Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet, Mignar 25mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metar 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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