Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER

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Medicine Overview of Starcad-Beta Tablet ER

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Uses of Starcad-Beta Tablet ER

Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER 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 Starcad-Beta Tablet ER

Common

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

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

How Starcad-Beta Tablet ER works

Starcad-beta 25mg tablet er 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 Starcad-Beta Tablet ER

Expert advice for Starcad-Beta Tablet ER

  • Starcad-beta 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 Starcad-beta 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 Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER
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
Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER 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
Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER 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
Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER is safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in p
atients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER 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 Starcad-Beta 25mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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