Metolow 25mg Tablet

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Galenic Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Metolow 25mg Tablet

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹3.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Metolow Tablet

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Uses of Metolow Tablet

Metolow 25mg 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 Metolow Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Metolow 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 Metolow 25mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Metolow 25mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metolow Tablet works

Metolow 25mg 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 Metolow Tablet

Expert advice for Metolow Tablet

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Metolow 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 Metolow suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Metolow if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metolow 25mg 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
Metolow 25mg 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
CAUTION
Metolow 25mg Tablet should be used with caution during lacta
tion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Metolow 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metolow 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney d
isease. No dose adjustment of Metolow 25mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet, Mignar 25mg Tablet, Glychek 40mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metolow 25mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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