Metromax-XL 25 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Metromax Tablet PR

Metromax-XL 25 Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.

Metromax Tablet PR side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cold extremities

How to use Metromax Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Metromax-XL 25 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metromax-XL 25 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metromax Tablet PR works

Metromax-XL 25 Tablet 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.

Metromax Tablet PR related warnings

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
Metromax-XL 25 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
Metromax-XL 25 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
Metromax-XL 25 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Metromax-XL 25 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metromax-XL 25 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Metromax-XL 25 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metromax-XL 25 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Metromax-XL 25 Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • Metromax-XL 25 Tablet lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent stroke and heart attack.
  • 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 are diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Metromax-XL 25 Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Metromax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tamocas
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Metromax

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What is BNP test? Pls explain.What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
BNP levels below 100 pg/mL indicate no heart failure. BNP levels of 100-300 pg/mL suggest heart failure is present. BNP levels above 300 pg/mL indicate mild heart failure. BNP levels above 600 pg/mL indicate moderate heart failure.The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable
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FAQs

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. While metoprolol tartarate is available as an immediate-release tablet. It doesn’t stay in your body as long as metoprolol succinate does.

Q. Will the use of Metromax affect my fertility?

Metromax is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Metromax?

You may not feel any difference after taking Metromax, if you are taking it for high blood pressure. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits. If you are taking Metromax for angina or heart failure, it may take several weeks or months to make you feel better.

Q. Can I take Metromax with vitamins?

Metromax 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. Can I take Metromax with grapefruit juice?

It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Metromax. There are no known interactions between them.

Q. Does Metromax cause weight gain?

Metromax can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Metromax as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.

Q. Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

You can eat and drink normally while taking Metromax. However, making lifestyle changes like stop smoking, eating healthy food and exercising regularly can further give a boost to your health.

Q. Do I need to avoid playing sports while taking Metromax?

You can continue playing sports while taking Metromax. Exercising regularly can help you in controlling your blood pressure. However, do not over do it or push yourself too hard while exercising or playing sports.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Aug 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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