Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL

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Composition for Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL

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Medicine Overview of Metfirst Tablet XL

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Uses of Metfirst Tablet XL

Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL 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 Metfirst Tablet XL

Common

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

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How to use Metfirst 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 Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL at a fixed time.
Avoid Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metfirst Tablet XL works

Metfirst 25mg tablet xl 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 Metfirst Tablet XL

Expert advice for Metfirst Tablet XL

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Metfirst 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 Metfirst suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Metfirst if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL
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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
Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL 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
Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL 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
Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL 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 Metfirst 25mg Tablet XL

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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