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Protol 50 TL Tablet ER


Overview

Uses of Protol TL Tablet ER

Protol TL Tablet ER side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Cold extremities
  • Slow heart rate
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Numbness of extremity
  • Decreased blood pressure

How to use Protol TL Tablet ER

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 50 TL Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Protol TL Tablet ER works

Protol 50 TL Tablet ER is a combination of two blood-pressure lowering medicines: Telmisartan and Metoprolol Succinate. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the chemical angiotensin, thereby relaxing blood vessels. Metoprolol Succinate is a beta blocker which works specifically on the heart to reduce heart rate and lower blood pressure. Together they allow the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.

Protol TL Tablet ER related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Protol 50 TL Tablet ER. 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
Protol 50 TL Tablet ER is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Protol 50 TL Tablet ER is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Protol 50 TL Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Protol 50 TL Tablet ER is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Protol 50 TL Tablet ER is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Protol 50 TL Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Protol 50 TL Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Protol 50 TL Tablet ER for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Protol TL

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High blood pressure, breathing issues
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Do yoga and pranayam regularly, take halleezy tablet 2 tablet twice
my bp is 165 / 109 please advice homoeopathic medicine, presently i am taking protol xl 50 (allopathic med )
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir at this age it is not advisable to stop your allopathic medications but you can add homeopathy to control your BP. You can take Rauwolfia 1x 1 tab twice daily for a month
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Protol TL?

Yes, the use of Protol TL Succinate can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.

Q. What lifestyle changes should be made while using Protol TL?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Protol TL Succinate. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce your risk of heart attack.

Q. Can I stop taking Protol TL when I feel better?

No, keep using Protol TL as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Protol TL suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.

Q. Are there any special instructions regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Telmisartan. Ingelheim, Germany: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma KG; 1998. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Metoprolol succinate. Södertälje, Sweden: AstraZeneca AB; 1992 [revised 2010]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Telmisartan. Bracknell, Berkshire: Boehringer Ingelheim Limited; 1998 [revised Nov. 2017]. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Metoprolol Succinate. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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