Metodil 50mg Tablet XL

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Composition for Metodil 50mg Tablet XL

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Medicine Overview of Metodil Tablet XL

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Uses of Metodil Tablet XL

Metodil 50mg Tablet XL is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, heart failure, heart attack and migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Metodil Tablet XL

Common

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

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How to use Metodil Tablet XL

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

How Metodil Tablet XL works

Metodil 50mg tablet xl 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 Metodil Tablet XL

Expert advice for Metodil Tablet XL

  • Metodil 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 Metodil 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Metodil 50mg Tablet XL
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
Metodil 50mg Tablet XL 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
Metodil 50mg Tablet XL is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metodil 50mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metodil 50mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Metodil 50mg Tablet XL is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metodil 50mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metodil 50mg Tablet XL 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, Gardenal 30mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metodil 50mg Tablet XL

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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