Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL

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Composition for Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL

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Medicine Overview of Starpress Tablet XL

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Uses of Starpress Tablet XL

Starpress 12.5mg 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 Starpress Tablet XL

Common

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

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How to use Starpress 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. Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Starpress Tablet XL works

Starpress 12.5mg 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 Starpress Tablet XL

Expert advice for Starpress Tablet XL

  • Starpress 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 Starpress 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 Starpress 12.5mg 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
Starpress 12.5mg 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
Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL is probably safe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy,
tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with k
idney disease. No dose adjustment of Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in pa
tients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Starpress 12.5mg 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 Starpress 12.5mg Tablet XL

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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