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), 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 12.5mg Tablet ER 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

  • 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 Meto 12.5mg 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.
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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.
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Lactation
Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER 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
Meto 12.5mg 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 12.5mg Tablet ER is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Meto 12.5mg Tablet ER 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 Meto 12.5mg 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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