Xmbeta 50mg Tablet

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Xmbeta 50mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Xmbeta Tablet

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Side effects of Xmbeta Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Xmbeta Tablet

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

How Xmbeta Tablet works

Xmbeta 50mg Tablet is a 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 Xmbeta Tablet

Expert advice for Xmbeta Tablet

  • Xmbeta helps reduce blood pressure and lower heart rate.
  • Do not miss doses. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible up to 8 hrs before next dose. Don’t double the dose.
  • Stopping Xmbeta suddenly can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • You may feel dizzy during the initial few days. You may also have fatigue and headaches. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
  • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may have to check your blood sugar level more closely.
  • Know how to check pulse daily and blood pressure (BP) twice a week, and teach your family as well.
  • Notify your doctor if slow pulse, troubled breathing, wheezing, cold hands and feet, dizziness, light-headedness, confusion, depression.
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Xmbeta Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Xmbeta Tablet
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
Xmbeta 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
Xmbeta 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Xmbeta 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Xmbeta 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Xmbeta 50mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Xmbeta 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xmbeta 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, K-Vog 0.3mg Tablet MD, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Voglistar 0.3mg Tablet MD

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Xmbeta Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Metoprolol

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