Protol 25mg Tablet XL

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Composition for Protol 25mg Tablet XL

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Medicine Overview of Protol Tablet XL

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Uses of Protol Tablet XL

Protol 25mg Tablet XL is used in the treatment of hypertension, chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, heart failure, heart attack and migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Protol Tablet XL

Common

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

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How to use Protol Tablet XL

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

How Protol Tablet XL works

Protol 25mg tablet xl 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 Protol Tablet XL

Expert advice for Protol Tablet XL

  • Protol 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 Protol 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Protol 25mg Tablet XL
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
Protol 25mg 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.
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Lactation
Protol 25mg Tablet XL is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Protol 25mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Protol 25mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Protol 25mg Tablet XL is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Protol 25mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Protol 25mg Tablet XL 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, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD, Gardenal 30mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Protol 25mg Tablet XL

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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