Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL

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Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL

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₹4.04/Tablet XL
10 tablet xl in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Vinicor Tablet XL

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Uses of Vinicor Tablet XL

Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL 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 Vinicor Tablet XL

Common

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

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

How Vinicor Tablet XL works

Vinicor 25mg tablet xl 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 Vinicor Tablet XL

Expert advice for Vinicor Tablet XL

  • It should preferably be taken at the same time of the day.
  • It can take 1-2 weeks for Vinicor 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 Vinicor suddenly can cause blood pressure to go up suddenly, which raises the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You shouldn’t use Vinicor if you have a slow heartbeat or certain types of irregular heartbeats or severe liver damage.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL
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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
Vinicor 25mg 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
Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. No dose adjustment of Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Vinicor 25mg 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, Voglitab 0.3mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Vinicor 25mg Tablet XL

Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol

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