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Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER

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Primary uses of Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER

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Medicine Overview of Meto Tablet ER

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Uses of Meto Tablet ER

Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.
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Meto Tablet ER side effects

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. Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Meto 12.5mg 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 12.5mg Tablet ER 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 Meto Tablet ER

Expert advice for Meto Tablet ER

  • Meto 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 Meto 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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Meto Tablet ER related warnings
Special precautions for Meto 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
Meto 12.5mg 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.
Lactation
Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Meto 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.
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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