Medicine Overview of Metopress Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness.
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. Metopress 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metopress 50mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
Metopress 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 Metopress Tablet
- Metopress 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 Metopress 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.
Metopress Tablet related warnings
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Metopress 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.
Metopress 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Metopress 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Metopress 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metopress 50mg Tablet is recommended.
Metopress 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metopress 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Metopress Tablet
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.
Metopress is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Metopress belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Metopress 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.
Metopress does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Metopress as it may require further investigation and management.
Metopress can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Metopress does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Metopress belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metopress 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.
Metopress is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Metopress is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Metopress belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metopress is not a diuretic. Metopress belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metopress can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Metopress as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Metopress does not have diuretic in it. Metopress belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Metopress. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Metopress with grapefruit juice.
Metopress is not a blood thinner. Metopress belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metopress is not a statin. Metopress belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metopress is not a vasodilator. Metopress belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metopress can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Metopress.
Metopress can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Metopress.
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Metopress. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Metopress 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.
Metopress is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Metopress belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Metopress can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Metopress as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Use of Metopress 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Metopress with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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