Metolar XR 50mg Capsule

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Composition for Metolar 50mg Capsule XR

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Medicine Overview of Metolar Capsule XR

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Uses of Metolar Capsule XR

Metolar XR 50mg Capsule 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 Metolar Capsule XR

Common

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

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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 50mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metolar XR 50mg 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 50mg capsule 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 Metolar Capsule XR

Expert advice for Metolar Capsule XR

  • Metolar 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 Metolar 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 Metolar XR 50mg Capsule
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 XR 50mg 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.
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Lactation
Metolar XR 50mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metolar XR 50mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metolar XR 50mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Metolar XR 50mg Capsule is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metolar XR 50mg Capsule should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metolar XR 50mg Capsule 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 Metolar 50mg Capsule XR

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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