Metograf 50mg Tablet

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GRAF Laboratories Pvt Ltd

Composition for Metograf 50mg Tablet

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₹6.3/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Metograf Tablet

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Uses of Metograf Tablet

Metograf 50mg 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 Metograf Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Metograf 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 Metograf 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Metograf 50mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metograf Tablet works

Metograf 50mg 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 Metograf Tablet

Expert advice for Metograf 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 Metograf 50mg 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
Metograf 50mg 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
Metograf 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metograf 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metograf 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Metograf 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metograf 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metograf 50mg 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 Metograf 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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