Metlio 50mg Tablet XL

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Composition for Metlio 50mg Tablet XL

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Medicine Overview of Metlio Tablet XL

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Uses of Metlio Tablet XL

Metlio 50mg 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 Metlio Tablet XL

Common

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

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How to use Metlio 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 Metlio 50mg Tablet XL at a fixed time.
Avoid Metlio 50mg Tablet XL with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metlio Tablet XL works

Metlio 50mg tablet xl 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 Metlio Tablet XL

Expert advice for Metlio Tablet XL

  • 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 Metlio 50mg Tablet XL
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
Metlio 50mg 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
Metlio 50mg Tablet XL is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metlio 50mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metlio 50mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Metlio 50mg Tablet XL is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metlio 50mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metlio 50mg Tablet XL 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 Metlio 50mg Tablet XL

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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