Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER

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Composition for Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER

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₹5.73/Tablet ER
10 tablet er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Sustameto Tablet ER

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Uses of Sustameto Tablet ER

Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER 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 Sustameto Tablet ER

Common

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

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

How Sustameto Tablet ER works

Sustameto 50mg tablet er 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 Sustameto Tablet ER

Expert advice for Sustameto Tablet ER

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Sustameto 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 Sustameto suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Sustameto if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER
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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
Sustameto 50mg 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
Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER 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
Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg Tablet, Reclide 40 Tablet, Vozuca 0.2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sustameto 50mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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