Metromax -XL 25mg Tablet

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Composition for Metromax 25mg Tablet ER

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36.85
₹3.69/Tablet ER
10 tablet er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Metromax Tablet ER

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Uses of Metromax Tablet ER

Metromax -XL 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, heart attack, hypertension, heart failure and migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Metromax Tablet ER

Common

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

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

How Metromax Tablet ER works

Metromax -xl 25mg tablet is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to the organ.

In Depth Information on Metromax Tablet ER

Expert advice for Metromax Tablet ER

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Metromax to start working.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may need to monitor your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Stopping Metromax suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Metromax if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metromax -XL 25mg Tablet
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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
Metromax -XL 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
Metromax -XL 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metromax -XL 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metromax -XL 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Metromax -XL 25mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metromax -XL 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metromax -XL 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, Voglitab 0.3mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metromax 25mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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