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Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Metlow Tablet ER

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Uses of Metlow Tablet ER

Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.
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Metlow Tablet ER side effects

Common

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

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How to use Metlow Tablet ER

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. Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metlow Tablet ER works

Metlow -XR 50mg 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 Metlow Tablet ER

Expert advice for Metlow Tablet ER

  • Metlow helps reduce blood pressure and lower heart rate.
  • Do not miss doses. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible up to 8 hrs before next dose. Don’t double the dose.
  • Stopping Metlow suddenly can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You may feel dizzy during the initial few days. You may also have fatigue and headaches. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may have to check your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Know how to check pulse daily and blood pressure (BP) twice a week, and teach your family as well.
  • Notify your doctor if slow pulse, troubled breathing, wheezing, cold hands and feet, dizziness, light-headedness, confusion, depression.
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Metlow Tablet ER related warnings
Special precautions for Metlow Tablet ER
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
Metlow -XR 50mg 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.
Lactation
Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metlow -XR 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Metlow Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions about Metoprolol Succinate

Q. What is the difference between Metoprolol Succinate And Metoprolol Tartrate?
Metoprolol succinate is an extended-release form of metoprolol. This means it is released into your body slowly and only needs to be taken once a day. Metoprolol tartrate, on the other hand, is available as an immediate-release tablet. It doesn’t stay in your body as long as metoprolol succinate does. Hence, multiple doses in a day may be required.
Metlow is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Metlow belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Metlow 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.
Metlow does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Metlow as it may require further investigation and management.
Metlow can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Metlow does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Metlow belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metlow 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.
Metlow is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Metlow is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Metlow belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metlow is not a diuretic. Metlow belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metlow can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Metlow as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Metlow does not have diuretic in it. Metlow belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Metlow. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Metlow with grapefruit juice.
Metlow is not a blood thinner. Metlow belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metlow is not a statin. Metlow belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metlow is not a vasodilator. Metlow belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metlow can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Metlow.
Metlow can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Metlow.
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Metlow. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Metlow 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.
Metlow is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Metlow belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Metlow can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Metlow as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Use of Metlow 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Metlow with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Metlow with Saroglitazar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saroglitazar: Lipaglyn, Bilypsa
Metlow with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Metlow with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet
Metlow with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Metlow with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Metlow with Thiopental Sodium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Thiopental Sodium: Pentothal, Anesthal, Thipen, Thiopental, Thioz, Pentone
Metlow with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Metlow with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual, Emzosin, Alfman
Metlow with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Metlow with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Metlow with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip, Olyster, Terakare, Teralfa, Zytrin
Metlow with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Metlow with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress, Prazocip

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