Medicine Overview of Mexes Tablet XL
Side Effects of Mexes are Fatigue, Headache, Slow heart rate, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Shortness of breath, Cold extremities.
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. Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL is a long-acting 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 Mexes Tablet XL
- Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
- Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
- It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
- Do not stop taking Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Mexes Tablet XL related warnings
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL 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.
Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL is recommended.
Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mexes 50 mg Tablet XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Mexes Tablet XL
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.
Mexes is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Mexes a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?
Mexes belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Q. Can I take Mexes with vitamins?
Mexes 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.
Q. Does Mexes cause anxiety?
Mexes does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Mexes as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does Mexes cause diarrhea?
Mexes can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Mexes contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Mexes does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Mexes belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Mexes with alprazolam?
Mexes 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.
Q. Can I take Mexes for anxiety?
Mexes is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Mexes an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Mexes is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Mexes belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Mexes is not a diuretic. Mexes belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Mexes cause erectile dysfunction?
Mexes can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Mexes as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Q. Does Mexes have a diuretic in it?
Mexes does not have diuretic in it. Mexes belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Mexes with grapefruit juice?
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Mexes. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Mexes with grapefruit juice.
Q. Is Mexes a blood thinner?
Mexes is not a blood thinner. Mexes belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Mexes is not a statin. Mexes belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Mexes a vasodilator?
Mexes is not a vasodilator. Mexes belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Mexes cause hair loss?
Mexes can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Mexes.
Q. Does Mexes cause insomnia?
Mexes can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Mexes.
Q. Can I take Mexes with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Mexes. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Q. Can I take Mexes with birth control?
Mexes 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.
Q. Is Mexes a controlled substance?
Mexes is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Mexes belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Q. Does Mexes cause weight gain?
Mexes can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Mexes as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Mexes cause constipation?
Use of Mexes 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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