Medicine Overview of Metozox Tablet ER
Side Effects of Metozox are Fatigue, Headache, Slow heart rate, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Shortness of breath, Cold extremities.
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. Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER is a long-acting 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 Metozox Tablet ER
- Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
- Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
- It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic . Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
- Side effects like headache, cold hands or feet, constipation or diarrhea can be experienced with its use. These are usually mild, short-lived and may not be with everyone.
- Any of the side effects other than mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician.
- Do not stop taking Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Metozox Tablet ER 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
Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER 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.
Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER is recommended.
Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metozox 25 mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Metozox Tablet ER
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.
Metozox is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Metozox a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?
Metozox belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Q. Can I take Metozox with vitamins?
Metozox 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.
Q. Does Metozox cause anxiety?
Metozox does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Metozox as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does Metozox cause diarrhea?
Metozox can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Metozox contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Metozox does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Metozox belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Metozox with alprazolam?
Metozox 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.
Q. Can I take Metozox for anxiety?
Metozox is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Metozox an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Metozox is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Metozox belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Metozox a diuretic?
Metozox is not a diuretic. Metozox belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Metozox cause erectile dysfunction?
Metozox can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Metozox as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Q. Does Metozox have a diuretic in it?
Metozox does not have diuretic in it. Metozox belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Metozox with grapefruit juice?
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Metozox. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Metozox with grapefruit juice.
Q. Is Metozox a blood thinner?
Metozox is not a blood thinner. Metozox belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Metozox is not a statin. Metozox belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Metozox a vasodilator?
Metozox is not a vasodilator. Metozox belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Metozox cause hair loss?
Metozox can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Metozox.
Q. Does Metozox cause insomnia?
Metozox can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Metozox.
Q. Can I take Metozox with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Metozox. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Q. Can I take Metozox with birth control?
Metozox 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.
Q. Is Metozox a controlled substance?
Metozox is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Metozox belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Q. Does Metozox cause weight gain?
Metozox can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Metozox as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Metozox cause constipation?
Use of Metozox 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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