Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

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Uses of Metoprolol

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Side effects of Metoprolol

Common

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

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How to use Metoprolol

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet works

Metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing heart rate and relaxing blood vessels to improve blood flow to the organ.
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Uses of Ramipril

Ramipril is used in the treatment of heart failure and hypertension.
It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Ramipril

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Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.

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How to use Ramipril

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet works

Ramipril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Metoprolol

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Metoprolol to start working.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may need to monitor your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Stopping Metoprolol suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Metoprolol if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.

Expert advice for Ramipril

  • You may get a dry cough while using Ramipril. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • Ramipril may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • You shouldn’t take Ramipril if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Ramipril may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
Warnings
Special precautions for Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet
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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
Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet 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.
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Lactation
Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Seloram 25 mg/2.5 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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

Q. Is ramipril a diuretic?
No, ramipril is not a diuretic It belongs to a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors), mainly used to reduce high blood pressure
Q. Is ramipril safe?
Ramipril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is ramipril or cardace a calcium channel blocker/alpha blocker/ beta blocker?
No, ramipril or cardace is an ACE inhibitor and shows no known effects on calcium channels or alpha receptors or beta receptors
Q. Is ramipril a nitrate or a statin?
Ramipril is neither a nitrate nor a statin. It is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure
Q. What are Cardace / Ramistar/Hopace used for?
Cardace, Ramistar, Hopace are all trade names for the active drug ramipril. Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure
Q. Can I take ramipril with simvastatin/amlodipine/ Viagra/naproxen/prednisolone/ metformin/ Sudafed (pseudoephedrine-decongestant preparation)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between ramipril when taken with simvastatin/ amlodipine/ Viagra/naproxen/prednisolone/ metformin/Sudafed. However, consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on ramipril
Q. Can I take ramipril with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen can be taken with ramipril, however, it is known that ibuprofen and other NSAIDs may reduce the antihypertensive effects of ramipril. Consult your doctor about any medications currently taken before starting and while on ramipril
Q. Does ramipril cause coughing?
Yes, non-productive tickling cough, is one of the common side effects or ramipril
Q. Does ramipril cause frequent urination?
No, ramipril has no known effect on increasing the frequency of urination. It may rarely increase the urine output but not affect the frequency of urination
Q. Does ramipril cause itching?
Yes, ramipril may cause itching of skin. It is not very commonly observed
Q. Does ramipril cause an increase in potassium levels in the blood?
Yes, increased potassium levels is one a common side effects of ramipril
Q. Does ramipril cause depression?
Yes, ramipril may cause depression; however, it is not very commonly observed
Q. Does ramipril thin the blood?
No. ramipril has no known effect on blood thinning
Q. Is ramipril available in India?
Yes, ramipril is available in India with more than 100 brand names.
Q. Can I take Ramipril with sildenafil ?
Yes,Ramipril can be taken with Sildenafil . However, there could be an excessive fall in blood pressure when taken together and you can experience symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, or an increased heart rate. So, special caution must be taken when taking both the drugs together and inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
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