Amlodipine + Metoprolol Succinate is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and Metoprolol, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
Q. Can I stop taking Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet if I feel well?
No, keep using Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet?
Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Can the use of Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet cause headache?
Yes, the use of Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet can cause headaches at the beginning of the treatment. Headaches usually go away after the first week of the treatment. Contact your doctor if the headaches are frequent and do not go away.
Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet?
Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet Succinate is considered to be harmful for patients who are allergic to any of its active or inactive ingredient. It should be avoided in patients with a history of asthma or lung disease. Inform your doctor about the your medical history and medicines to avoid any side effects.
Q. Can I feel dizzy after taking Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet?
Yes, the use of Mepol-A 5mg/50mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy. This may occur when you suddenly rise up from lying or sitting position. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 27th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.