Metolar 100mg Tablet

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Composition for Metolar 100mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Metolar Tablet

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Uses of Metolar Tablet

Metolar 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 Metolar Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Metolar 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 Metolar 100mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Metolar 100mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metolar Tablet works

Metolar 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 Metolar Tablet

Expert advice for Metolar Tablet

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Metolar 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 Metolar suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Metolar if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metolar 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
Metolar 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
Metolar 100mg 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
Metolar 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metolar 100mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Metolar 100mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metolar 100mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metolar 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 Metolar 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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