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METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET

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Primary uses of METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET

Chest pain (Angina), Prevention of blood clots, Heart failure
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET

Uses of Metoprolol Succinate

Metoprolol Succinate is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.

Metoprolol Succinate side effects

Common

Stomach pain, Cold extremities, Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Slow heart rate, Shortness of breath.

How to use Metoprolol Succinate

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. METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET works

Metoprolol Succinate 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.

Uses of Clopidogrel

Clopidogrel is used for prevention of blood clots. It decreases the chances of having another heart attack or stroke from a disease related to your heart or blood vessels.

Clopidogrel side effects

Common

increased bleeding tendency.

How to use Clopidogrel

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. METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET works

Clopidogrel is an antiplatelet medication. It works by preventing platelets from sticking together which decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. This lowers the chance of heart attack or stroke.

In Depth Information on METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET

Expert advice for Metoprolol Succinate

  • Metoprolol Succinate 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 Metoprolol Succinate suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Expert advice for Clopidogrel

  • You have been prescribed Clopidogrel to help prevent blood clots.
  • For best results, take it at the same time every day.
  • Clopidogrel increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.
  • If you are going to have a surgery or dental treatment, you may be asked to stop taking Clopidogrel temporarily.
Metpure AP Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Metpure AP Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG 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
METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG 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
METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about METPURE AP 25 MG/75 MG TABLET

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

Frequently asked questions about Clopidogrel

Q. Is Clopidogrel a narcotic substance?
No. Clopidogrel is not narcotic substance. It is an antiplatelet medication and is used in the management of heart attack and unstable angina.
Q. Is Clopidogrel an anticoagulant?
Clopidogrel is not an anticoagulant. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs. Both antiplatelets and anticoagulants work to prevent clots in your blood vessels, but they work in different ways. Antiplatelets interfere with the binding of platelets, or the process that actually starts the formation of blood clots. Anticoagulants interfere with the proteins in your blood that are involved with the coagulation process. These proteins are called factors. Different anticoagulants interfere with different factors to prevent clotting
Q. Is Clopidogrel a beta blocker?
Clopidogrel is not a beta blocker. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs. Platelets are very small structures in the blood, which clump together during blood clotting. By preventing this clumping, antiplatelet drugs decreases the formation of blood clots (also known as thrombosis).
Q. Is Clopidogrel a Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drug (NSAID)?
Clopidogrel is not a Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drug (NSAID). Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Q. How long can I take Clopidogrel for?
Take Clopidogrel only for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Clopidogrel a blood thinner?
Clopidogrel is a blood thinner medicine that lowers the chance of blood clots forming in your body. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Q. Is Clopidogrel a statin?
Clopidogrel is not a statin. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Q. Is Clopidogrel an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Clopidogrel is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Clopidogrel belongs to a group of medicines called antiplatelet drugs.
Q. Does Clopidogrel cause weight gain?
Clopidogrel is not known to cause weight gain. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain after taking Clopidogrel.
Q. Does Clopidogrel lower blood pressure?
Clopidogrel does not lower blood pressure. Please consult your doctor if you experience lowering of blood pressure after taking Clopidogrel as it may require proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Clopidogrel cause bruising?
Bruising is a common side effect of Clopidogrel. Please consult your doctor if you notice any bruising after taking Clopidogrel.
Q. Does Clopidogrel cause constipation?
Constipation is an uncommon side effect associated with the use of Clopidogrel.
Q. Does Clopidogrel cause itching?
Clopidogrel can cause itching as an uncommon side effect. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience swelling in mouth or skin disorders like rashes and itching, blisters of the skin. These may be the signs of an allergic reaction.

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