Metocard XL 100mg Tablet

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Composition for Metocard 100mg Tablet PR

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Medicine Overview of Metocard Tablet PR

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Uses of Metocard Tablet PR

Metocard XL 100mg Tablet 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 Metocard Tablet PR

Common

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

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How to use Metocard Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Metocard XL 100mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Metocard XL 100mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metocard Tablet PR works

Metocard xl 100mg tablet 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 Metocard Tablet PR

Expert advice for Metocard Tablet PR

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Metocard 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 Metocard suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Metocard if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metocard XL 100mg Tablet
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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
Metocard XL 100mg 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.
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Lactation
Metocard XL 100mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metocard XL 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metocard XL 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Metocard XL 100mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metocard XL 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metocard XL 100mg Tablet 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, Voglitab 0.3mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metocard 100mg Tablet PR

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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