Metofid 12.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Metofid Tablet

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Uses of Metofid Tablet

Metofid 12.5mg 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 Metofid Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Metofid Tablet

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 Metofid 12.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Metofid 12.5mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metofid Tablet works

Metofid 12.5mg tablet 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 Metofid Tablet

Expert advice for Metofid Tablet

  • 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 Metofid 12.5mg Tablet
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
Metofid 12.5mg 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
Metofid 12.5mg Tablet 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
Metofid 12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metofid 12.5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Metofid 12.5mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metofid 12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metofid 12.5mg 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, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, K Glim 1mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metofid 12.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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