Starpress XL 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Starpress 50mg Tablet PR

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₹5.84/Tablet PR
15 Tablet pr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Starpress Tablet PR

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Uses of Starpress Tablet PR

Starpress XL 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), arrhythmias, heart attack, hypertension, heart failure and migraine headaches.
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Side effects of Starpress Tablet PR

Common

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

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How to use Starpress Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Starpress XL 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Starpress XL 50mg Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Starpress Tablet PR works

Starpress xl 50mg tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Starpress Tablet PR

Expert advice for Starpress Tablet PR

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Starpress 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 Starpress suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Starpress if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Starpress XL 50mg 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
Starpress XL 50mg Tablet 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 XL 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Starpress XL 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Starpress XL 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Starpress XL 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Starpress XL 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Starpress XL 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Dianorm 80mg Tablet, Lipaglyn 4mg Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Starpress 50mg Tablet PR

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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