Metar Tablet

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Ortin Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Metar 50mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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₹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 down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

In Depth Information on Metar Tablet

Expert advice for Metar Tablet

  • May cause transient lethargy and depression. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • May increase wheezing and shortness of breath if you have a lung disease.
  • May lower heart rate and cause dizziness and fainting.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
  • Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metar Tablet
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
Metar Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limi
ted human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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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
CAUTION
Metar Tablet should be used with caution in patients with li
ver disease. Dose adjustment of Metar 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, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, K Glim 1mg Tablet
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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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