Telmisartan + Metoprolol Succinate is a combination of two blood-pressure lowering medicines: Telmisartan + Metoprolol Succinate1 and Telmisartan + Metoprolol Succinate2. Telmisartan + Metoprolol Succinate1 is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the chemical angiotensin, thereby relaxing blood vessels. Telmisartan + Metoprolol Succinate2 is a beta blocker which works specifically on the heart to reduce heart rate and lower blood pressure. Together they allow the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
Yes, the use of Protol TL Succinate 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.
Q. What lifestyle changes should be made while using Protol TL?
Making lifestyle changes can boost your health while taking Protol TL Succinate. Stop smoking, as smoking increases your risk of having heart attack and stroke. If you are overweight or obese, try to lose weight. You should maintain a healthy diet by including fruits and vegetables in your meals. Regular exercise can make your heart strong and reduce your risk of heart attack.
Q. Can I stop taking Protol TL when I feel better?
No, keep using Protol TL as advised by your doctor, even if you feel well. Stopping Protol TL suddenly may lead to serious complications such as heart attack and stroke.
Q. Are there any special instructions regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Jun 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.