Metopride 50mg Tablet

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Medichem Pharmceuticals Ltd

Composition for Metopride 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Metopride Tablet

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Uses of Metopride Tablet

Metopride 50mg 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 Metopride Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Metopride 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 Metopride 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Metopride 50mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metopride Tablet works

Metopride 50mg 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 Metopride Tablet

Expert advice for Metopride Tablet

  • May cause transient lethargy and depression. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • May increase wheezing and shortness of breath if you have a lung disease.
  • May lower heart rate and cause dizziness and fainting.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
  • Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metopride 50mg 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
Metopride 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.
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Lactation
Metopride 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metopride 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metopride 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Metopride 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metopride 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metopride 50mg 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, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, K Glim 1mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metopride 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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