Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR

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Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Sitelol Tablet XR

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Side effects of Sitelol Tablet XR

Common

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

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How to use Sitelol Tablet XR

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. Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Sitelol Tablet XR works

Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR 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 Sitelol Tablet XR

Expert advice for Sitelol Tablet XR

  • Sitelol 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 Sitelol 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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Sitelol Tablet XR related warnings
Special precautions for Sitelol Tablet XR
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
Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR 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
Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR 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
Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sitelol 50mg Tablet XR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, K-Vog 0.3mg Tablet MD, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Sitelol Tablet XR

Frequently asked questions about Metoprolol

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