Meto 100mg Tablet ER

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Medicine Overview of Meto Tablet ER

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Uses of Meto Tablet ER

Meto 100mg Tablet ER 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 Meto Tablet ER

Common

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

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How to use Meto 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Meto 100mg Tablet ER at a fixed time.
Avoid Meto 100mg Tablet ER with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Meto Tablet ER works

Meto 100mg tablet er 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 Meto Tablet ER

Expert advice for Meto Tablet ER

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Meto 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 Meto suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Meto if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Meto 100mg Tablet ER
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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
Meto 100mg Tablet ER 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
Meto 100mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Meto 100mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Meto 100mg Tablet ER is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Meto 100mg Tablet ER is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Meto 100mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meto 100mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg Tablet, Reclide 40 Tablet, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Meto 100mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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