PROTOL 100MG TABLET XL

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Composition FOR PROTOL 100mg tablet xl

Metoprolol(100mg)

food interaction for PROTOL tablet xl

alcohol interaction for PROTOL tablet xl

pregnancy interaction for PROTOL tablet xl

lactation interaction for PROTOL tablet xl

medicine interaction for PROTOL tablet xl

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Protol 100mg tablet xl at a fixed time.
Avoid Protol 100mg tablet xl with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
UNSAFE
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.
UNSAFE
Protol 100mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR PROTOL 100mg tablet xl

    Metoprolol(100mg)

    Protol tablet xl uses

    How protol tablet xl works

    Protol 100mg tablet xl blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces heartbeat, blood pressure, and strain on the heart following a heart attack.

    Common side effects of protol tablet xl

    Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Breathlessness, Slow heart rate.

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PROTOL tablet xl

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    • SELOKEN XL 100MG TABLET
      (15 tablet xl in strip)
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      Rs. 12.80/tablet xl
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      (10 tablet xl in strip)
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      Rs. 10.84/tablet xl
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    • REVELOL 100MG TABLET XL
      (10 tablet xl in strip)
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 11.22/tablet xl
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      pay 13% more per tablet xl

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    Expert advice FOR PROTOL tablet xl

    • Metoprolol may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
    • The Metoprolol may affect your blood sugar and cover up the symptoms of low blood sugar if you have diabetes.
    • Metoprolol may reduce blood flow to your hands and feet, causing them to feel cold. Smoking may worsen this effect. Dress warmly and avoid the use of tobacco.
    • Consult your doctor whether to continue Metoprolol before any scheduled surgery.
    • It is not the first-choice treatment for high blood pressure according to the latest guidelines, except if you have a heart failure or heart disease.
    • Adults over the age of 65 may be at greater risk for the side-effects.

    Frequently asked questions FOR PROTOL 100mg tablet xl

    Metoprolol

    Q. Is metoprolol safe?
    Metoprolol (also available as metolar XR 50/ met Xl/ metolar/ embeta XR) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
    Q. Is metoprolol a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?
    Metoprolol belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
    Q. Is metoprolol tartrate the same as toprol XL?
    Metoprolol tartrate and toprol XL are same and Toprol xl is the brand name of the generic drug metoprolol
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    Q. Can I take metoprolol with amlodipine/ Nyquil /Xanax/ Aspirin/ Ibuprofen/ Benadryl/ Zoloft/ Lisinopril?
    Metoprolol can be taken with amlodipine, Lisinopril, Xanax and Aspirin. It is advised to take Nyquil and Metoprolol with doctor’s advice, because Nyquil contains antihistamines which might elevate blood pressure. Ibuprofen is NSAID, which interacts with metoprolol and should be avoided. Metoprolol may slow down the heart rate, and diphenhydramine can cause drowsiness, so Benadryl should be taken only if needed and under doctor’s advice. Metoprolol tartrate oral will increase the level or effect of Zoloft (sertraline) by altering drug metabolism
    Q. Does metoprolol cause hair loss/ headache/ lower heart rate/ lower blood pressure/ weight gain/ memory loss/ itching/ cough/ itching/ gas?
    Metoprolol may cause some of these effects. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)