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Mexcelol 25mg Tablet

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Composition for Mexcelol 25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Mexcelol 25mg Tablet

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MRP
30.77
₹3.08/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Mexcelol Tablet

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Uses of Mexcelol Tablet

Mexcelol 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.
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Mexcelol Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Mexcelol Tablet works

Mexcelol 25mg Tablet is a 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.

In Depth Information on Mexcelol Tablet

Expert advice for Mexcelol Tablet

  • Mexcelol helps reduce blood pressure and lower heart rate.
  • Do not miss doses. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible up to 8 hrs before next dose. Don’t double the dose.
  • Stopping Mexcelol suddenly can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You may feel dizzy during the initial few days. You may also have fatigue and headaches. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may have to check your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Know how to check pulse daily and blood pressure (BP) twice a week, and teach your family as well.
  • Notify your doctor if slow pulse, troubled breathing, wheezing, cold hands and feet, dizziness, light-headedness, confusion, depression.
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Mexcelol Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Mexcelol Tablet
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
Mexcelol 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.
Lactation
Mexcelol 25mg 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
Mexcelol 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Mexcelol 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Mexcelol 25mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Mexcelol 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mexcelol 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Mexcelol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Mexcelol with Thiopental Sodium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Thiopental Sodium: Pentothal, Anesthal, Thipen, Thiopental, Thioz, Pentone, Thiosol Forte
Mexcelol with Saroglitazar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saroglitazar: Lipaglyn, Bilypsa
Mexcelol with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Mexcelol with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Mexcelol with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Mexcelol with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Mexcelol with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet
Mexcelol with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip, Olyster, Terakare, Teralfa, Zytrin
Mexcelol with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben, Fenoxene
Mexcelol with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Mexcelol with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Biozocin, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin, Prazopress, Prazocip
Mexcelol with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual, Emzosin, Alfman
Mexcelol with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
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