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WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER

Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER

Prescription Required

Primary uses of WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Wokprol Tablet ER

Uses of Wokprol Tablet ER

WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.

Wokprol Tablet ER side effects

Common

Side Effects of Wokprol are Fatigue, Headache, Slow heart rate, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Shortness of breath, Cold extremities.

How to use Wokprol 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. WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Wokprol Tablet ER works

WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER is a long-acting 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 Wokprol Tablet ER

Expert advice for Wokprol Tablet ER

  • WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body.
  • Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.
  • It may also be used to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks (chest pain caused by heart disease).
  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Wokprol Tablet ER related warnings
Special precautions for Wokprol Tablet ER
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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
WOKPROL 25 MG 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.
Lactation
WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of WOKPROL 25 MG TABLET ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Wokprol Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions about Metoprolol Succinate

Q. What is the difference between Metoprolol Succinate And Metoprolol Tartrate?
Metoprolol succinate is an extended-release form of metoprolol. This means it is released into your body slowly and only needs to be taken once a day. Metoprolol tartrate, on the other hand, is available as an immediate-release tablet. It doesn’t stay in your body as long as metoprolol succinate does. Hence, multiple doses in a day may be required.
Q. Is Wokprol safe?
Wokprol is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Wokprol a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?
Wokprol belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker
Q. Can I take Wokprol with vitamins?
Wokprol 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.
Q. Does Wokprol cause anxiety?
Wokprol does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Wokprol as it may require further investigation and management.
Q. Does Wokprol cause diarrhea?
Wokprol can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does Wokprol contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?
Wokprol does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Wokprol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Wokprol with alprazolam?
Wokprol 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.
Q. Can I take Wokprol for anxiety?
Wokprol is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.
Q. Is Wokprol an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Wokprol is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Wokprol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Wokprol a diuretic?
Wokprol is not a diuretic. Wokprol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Wokprol cause erectile dysfunction?
Wokprol can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Wokprol as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.
Q. Does Wokprol have a diuretic in it?
Wokprol does not have diuretic in it. Wokprol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Can I take Wokprol with grapefruit juice?
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Wokprol. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Wokprol with grapefruit juice.
Q. Is Wokprol a blood thinner?
Wokprol is not a blood thinner. Wokprol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Wokprol a statin?
Wokprol is not a statin. Wokprol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Is Wokprol a vasodilator?
Wokprol is not a vasodilator. Wokprol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Q. Does Wokprol cause hair loss?
Wokprol can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Wokprol.
Q. Does Wokprol cause insomnia?
Wokprol can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Wokprol.
Q. Can I take Wokprol with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Wokprol. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Q. Can I take Wokprol with birth control?
Wokprol 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.
Q. Is Wokprol a controlled substance?
Wokprol is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Wokprol belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.
Q. Does Wokprol cause weight gain?
Wokprol can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Wokprol as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Does Wokprol cause constipation?
Use of Wokprol 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Wokprol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Wokprol with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Wokprol with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Wokprol with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Wokprol with Miglitol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Miglitol: Miglicon, Glock, Glybloc, Mignar, Misobit, Euglitol, Miglit
Wokprol with Voglibose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Voglibose: Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog, Sysvog, Genvog, Vogliford, Vogliboss, Zevog, Illuvog, Voglik
Wokprol with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Phenotone
Wokprol with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Wokprol with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Wokprol with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Wokprol with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Wokprol with Thiopental Sodium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Thiopental Sodium: Pentothal, Anesthal, Thipen, Thiopental, Thioz, Pentone
Wokprol with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Wokprol with Silodosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Silodosin: Silodonol, Sildosol, Silotime, Silorun, Avoprost, Silodal, Flospurt, Geripod, Rapilif, Sildoo
Wokprol with Phenoxybenzamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenoxybenzamine: Zaxyben
Wokprol with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Wokprol with Doxazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxazosin: Duracard, Doxacard
Wokprol with Alfuzosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Alfuzosin: Efzu, Alfuzee, Alfutrol, Zyalfa, Alfusin, Alfoo, Xelflo, Velfu, Flotral, Fual
Wokprol with Terazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terazosin: Teraban, Prostrin, Terapress, Vicard T, Hytrin, Teradip
Wokprol with Tamsulosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tamsulosin: Tamocas, Tampros MR, Urivin, Temsunir, Prostop, Eaziflo, Orijet, Tamlocept, Contiflo Icon, Tamflo
Wokprol with Prazosin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Prazosin: Prazovin, Biozocin, Prazonol, Renopress, Minipress, Prazopill, Pracept, Resplend, Prazolin

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