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Metosan XR 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Metosan XR 50mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Metosan XR 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Metosan Tablet PR

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Uses of Metosan Tablet PR

Metosan XR 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.
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Metosan Tablet PR side effects

Common

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

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How to use Metosan Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Metosan XR 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metosan XR 50mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metosan Tablet PR works

Metosan XR 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 Metosan Tablet PR

Expert advice for Metosan Tablet PR

  • Metosan XR 50mg Tablet 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 XR 50mg Tablet 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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Metosan Tablet PR related warnings
Special precautions for Metosan Tablet PR
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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Metosan XR 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.
Lactation
Metosan XR 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.
Driving
Metosan XR 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Metosan XR 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metosan XR 50mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Metosan XR 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metosan XR 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Metosan Tablet PR

Frequently asked questions about Metoprolol Succinate

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.
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Metosan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Metosan with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Metosan with Thiopental Sodium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Thiopental Sodium: Thiosol, Pentothal, Anesthal, Thipen, Thiopental, Thioz, Pentone
Metosan with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Metosan with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Metosan with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet
Metosan with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Metosan with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Metosan with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress, Prazocip
Metosan with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Metosan with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual, Emzosin, Alfman
Metosan with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip, Olyster, Terakare, Teralfa, Zytrin
Metosan with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax

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