Opol 25 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Opol Tablet

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

Opol Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cold extremities

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

How Opol Tablet works

Opol 25 mg Tablet 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.

Opol Tablet related warnings

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
Opol 25 mg 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
Opol 25 mg 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
Opol 25 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Opol 25 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Opol 25 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Opol 25 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Opol 25 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Opol 25 mg Tablet 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 Opol 25 mg Tablet suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Opol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Glunase
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Sysvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla, Glywin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Prazovin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Silodonol
MODERATE
Brand(s): Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Opol

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Hi! My diagnosed me with Tinea Cruris which is like a red patch between my thighs near my genitals so he recommended me ITRASYS-200 MG (Twice Daily) for 30 days and gave an ointment EBERNET-M. After taking them the Tinea was almost gone when suddenly I had a breakout again and it itches a lot. I would appreciate your opinion on this matter. Thanks! :)Also kindly let me know should I take the same again? Or maybe if you could be able to suggest something better?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Apply ebernet cream not ebernet m Twice daily for 6wksStart itraconazole 200 mg - 1cap daily after lunch for 3wksTake itraconazole only if u dnt HV any heart problem like heart failure
What is BNP test? Pls explain.What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
BNP levels below 100 pg/mL indicate no heart failure. BNP levels of 100-300 pg/mL suggest heart failure is present. BNP levels above 300 pg/mL indicate mild heart failure. BNP levels above 600 pg/mL indicate moderate heart failure.The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable
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FAQs

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.
Q. Is Opol safe?
Opol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Opol a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?
Opol 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 Opol with vitamins?
Opol 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 Opol cause anxiety?
Opol does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Opol as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does Opol cause diarrhea?
Opol can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Opol contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Opol does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Opol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Opol with alprazolam?
Opol 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 Opol for anxiety?
Opol is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Opol an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Opol is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Opol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Opol a diuretic?
Opol is not a diuretic. Opol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Opol cause erectile dysfunction?
Opol can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Opol as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Q. Does Opol have a diuretic in it?
Opol does not have diuretic in it. Opol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Opol with grapefruit juice?
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Opol. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Opol with grapefruit juice.
Q. Is Opol a blood thinner?
Opol is not a blood thinner. Opol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Opol a statin?
Opol is not a statin. Opol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Opol a vasodilator?
Opol is not a vasodilator. Opol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Opol cause hair loss?
Opol can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Opol.
Q. Does Opol cause insomnia?
Opol can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Opol.
Q. Can I take Opol with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Opol. 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 Opol with birth control?
Opol 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 Opol a controlled substance?
Opol is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Opol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Q. Does Opol cause weight gain?
Opol can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Opol as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Opol cause constipation?
Use of Opol 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Aug 2018.
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