Mexcelol 50mg Tablet

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Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Mexcelol 50mg Tablet

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44.23
₹4.42/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Mexcelol Tablet

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Uses of Mexcelol Tablet

Mexcelol 50mg 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 Mexcelol Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Mexcelol 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Mexcelol 50mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Mexcelol Tablet works

Mexcelol 50mg 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 Mexcelol Tablet

Expert advice for Mexcelol Tablet

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Mexcelol 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 Mexcelol suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Mexcelol if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Mexcelol 50mg 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
Mexcelol 50mg 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
Mexcelol 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Mexcelol 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Mexcelol 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Mexcelol 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Mexcelol 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mexcelol 50mg 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 Mexcelol 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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.
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