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Starpress T 25-XL Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Starpress T 25-XL Tablet is a medicine used for treating high blood pressure. By lowering the blood pressure, it helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. Early treatment with this medicine also improves chances of survival in patients of heart attack. This medicine should be taken regularly with food at a fixed time each day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly and should be taken strictly as advised by your doctor. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine work better. Dizziness may occur as a side effect in some patients but it gets better with time.

Uses of Starpress T Tablet ER

Side effects of Starpress T Tablet ER

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

How to use Starpress T 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. Starpress T 25-XL Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Starpress T Tablet ER works

Starpress T 25-XL Tablet 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Starpress T 25-XL Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Starpress T 25-XL Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Starpress T 25-XL Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Starpress T 25-XL Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Starpress T 25-XL Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Starpress T 25-XL Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Starpress T 25-XL Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Starpress T 25-XL Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Starpress T 25-XL Tablet 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

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I have blood pressure since three years. I use to take starpress xl 25 tab (metaprolol) I feel bit increase in BP.(150)should I change medicine.what lifestyle should I prefer .?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Add losartan 25 mg daily
high blood pressure due to t. chloesterol from ten years
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
You should take regular medications, control diet. If You snore, then a sleep study can be done
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Starpress T?

Yes, the use of Starpress T 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 Starpress T?

Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Starpress T 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 Starpress T when I feel better?

No, keep using Starpress T as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Starpress T 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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