Metosan XR 25mg Tablet

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Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Metosan 25mg Tablet ER

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Medicine Overview of Metosan Tablet ER

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Uses of Metosan Tablet ER

Metosan XR 25mg Tablet 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 Metosan Tablet ER

Common

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

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How to use Metosan Tablet ER

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. Metosan XR 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metosan XR 25mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metosan Tablet ER works

Metosan xr 25mg 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 Metosan Tablet ER

Expert advice for Metosan Tablet ER

  • Metosan 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 Metosan 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 Metosan XR 25mg Tablet
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
Metosan XR 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
Metosan XR 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metosan XR 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metosan XR 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Metosan XR 25mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metosan XR 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metosan XR 25mg 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, Gardenal 30mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metosan 25mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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