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Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet is a medicine used for treating high blood pressure. By lowering the blood pressure, it helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. Early treatment with this medicine also improves chances of survival in patients of heart attack.

It is advised to take Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet with food at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent levels of medicine in the blood. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

Some common side effects of this medicine include nausea, diarrhea, headache, decreased blood pressure, weakness, and increased potassium level in blood. It is advised to avoid potassium rich food and supplements while taking this medicine. It may cause dizziness, avoid driving or rise slowly from the sitting position. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure,  blood sugar level, kidney functioning, urea, or electrolytes level during the treatment.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.

Uses of Metspot OL Tablet

Side effects of Metspot OL Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Metspot OL

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Upset stomach
  • Taste change
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Cold extremities
  • Numbness of extremity
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Slow heart rate
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Metspot OL Tablet

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. Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Metspot OL Tablet works

Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet is a combination of two blood-pressure lowering medicines: Olmesartan Medoxomil and Metoprolol Succinate. Olmesartan Medoxomil is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the hormone angiotensin thereby relaxing blood vessels. Metoprolol Succinate is a beta blocker which works specifically on the heart to reduce heart rate and lower blood pressure. Together they allow the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is advisable for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Metspot OL 20 mg/50 mg Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Patient Concerns

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References

  1. Olmesartan medoxomil. Parsippany, New Jersey: Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.; 2009. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Metoprolol succinate. Södertälje, Sweden: AstraZeneca AB; 1992 [revised 2010]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Olmesartan Medoxomil. Hatfield, Hertfordshire: Generics UK T/A Mylan; 2014 [revised Aug. 2017]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Metoprolol Succinate. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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