Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Metolar Capsule XR
Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.
Metolar Capsule XR side effects
Common
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cold extremities
How to use Metolar Capsule XR
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. Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
How Metolar Capsule XR works
Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule is a long-acting 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.
Metolar Capsule XR related warnings
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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Metolar XR 100 mg Capsule suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Metolar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Silodonol
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Brand(s): Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Metolar

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Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
A person can control his or her sugar levels by regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOU DOCTOR AND LOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED.IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you souls not treat it as disease but start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications.online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
My mother has been prescribed to take metolar 25mg, but we didn't got the tablet in market, instead of this we found metolar xr 25mg, so I want to know is these two tablets are same? If not then is there any tablet available by the name of metolar 25mg???
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comSalt in both are same but one is xr means extended release kindly consult ur doctor regarding this you can order that meds from our site https://www.1mg.com/drugs/metolar-25-mg-tablet-300382
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FAQs

Q. What is the difference between Metoprolol Succinate And Metoprolol Tartrate?
Metoprolol succinate is an extended-release form of metoprolol. This means it is released into your body slowly and only needs to be taken once a day. Metoprolol tartrate, on the other hand, is available as an immediate-release tablet. It doesn’t stay in your body as long as metoprolol succinate does. Hence, multiple doses in a day may be required.
Q. Is Metolar safe?
Metolar is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Metolar a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?
Metolar belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Q. Can I take Metolar with vitamins?
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.
Q. Does Metolar cause anxiety?
Metolar does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Metolar as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does Metolar cause diarrhea?
Metolar can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Metolar contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Metolar does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Metolar belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Metolar with alprazolam?
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.
Q. Can I take Metolar for anxiety?
Metolar is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Metolar an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Metolar is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Metolar belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Metolar a diuretic?
Metolar is not a diuretic. Metolar belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Metolar cause erectile dysfunction?
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.
Q. Does Metolar have a diuretic in it?
Metolar does not have diuretic in it. Metolar belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Metolar with grapefruit juice?
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.
Q. Is Metolar a blood thinner?
Metolar is not a blood thinner. Metolar belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Metolar a statin?
Metolar is not a statin. Metolar belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Metolar a vasodilator?
Metolar is not a vasodilator. Metolar belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Metolar cause hair loss?
Metolar can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Metolar.
Q. Does Metolar cause insomnia?
Metolar can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Metolar.
Q. Can I take Metolar with ibuprofen?
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.
Q. Can I take Metolar with birth control?
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.
Q. Is Metolar a controlled substance?
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.
Q. Does Metolar cause weight gain?
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.
Q. Does Metolar cause constipation?
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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Aug 2018.
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