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METLOL AM CAPSULE

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Primary uses of METLOL AM CAPSULE

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Medicine Overview of Metlol AM Capsule

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Uses of Metlol AM Capsule

METLOL AM CAPSULE is used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
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Metlol AM Capsule side effects

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Headache, Ankle swelling, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Slow heart rate, Tiredness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Edema (swelling), Constipation, Palpitations, Cold extremities.

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How to use Metlol AM Capsule

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. METLOL AM CAPSULE is to be taken with food.

How Metlol AM Capsule works

METLOL AM CAPSULE is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and metoprolol which lower blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

In Depth Information on Metlol AM Capsule

Expert advice for Metlol AM Capsule

  • You have been prescribed METLOL AM CAPSULE for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.
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Metlol AM Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Metlol AM Capsule
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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
METLOL AM CAPSULE 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.
Lactation
METLOL AM CAPSULE is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
METLOL AM CAPSULE may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
SAFE
METLOL AM CAPSULE is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of METLOL AM CAPSULE is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
METLOL AM CAPSULE should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of METLOL AM CAPSULE may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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