Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR

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Composition for Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR

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29.5
₹2.95/Tablet PR
10 Tablet pr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Metzok Tablet PR

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Uses of Metzok Tablet PR

Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR 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 Metzok Tablet PR

Common

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

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How to use Metzok Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR at a fixed time.
Avoid Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Metzok Tablet PR works

Metzok 12.5mg tablet pr 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 Metzok Tablet PR

Expert advice for Metzok Tablet PR

  • May cause transient lethargy and depression. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • May increase wheezing and shortness of breath if you have a lung disease.
  • May lower heart rate and cause dizziness and fainting.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar. Be careful if you're diabetic.
  • Should not be discontinued abruptly as it may increase the chances of a heart attack or other heart problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR
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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
Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR 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
Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR 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, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, K Glim 1mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metzok 12.5mg Tablet PR

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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