Met XL 12.5mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Ajanta Pharma Ltd.
  • Composition : Metoprolol 12.5mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Hypertension, Heart Attacks, Kidney Problems, Chest Pain, Improve Survival after a Heart Attack
  • Estimated Price : 58.80 For 15 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Met XL 12.5mg Tablet

Met XL 12.5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension, Heart Attacks, Kidney Problems, Chest Pain, Improve Survival after a Heart Attack

Side effects of Met XL 12.5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Met XL 12.5mg Tablet are - Fatigue, Dizziness, Depression, Nightmares, Short-Term Memory Loss, Hypotension, Headache, Insomnia, Mental Confusion, Bradycardia, Edema, Palpitations, Diarrhea, Constipation, Heartburn, Nausea, Dry Mouth, Flatulence, Gastric Pain

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Met XL 12.5mg Tablet

Do not use Met XL 12.5mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Metoprolol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Met XL 12.5mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Met XL 12.5mg Tablet works

Met XL 12.5mg Tablet contains - Metoprolol

Metoprolol is a selective beta blocker that selectively blocks beta receptors, decreases cardiac output, peripheral resistance and cardiac oxygen consumption, and depresses renin secretion.

Dosage of Met XL 12.5mg Tablet

The dosage of Met XL 12.5mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Met XL 12.5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Met XL 12.5mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

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Interaction

Drug :- Amiodarone: May increase bradycardic effects. Monitor therapy.

Barbiturates: May reduce metoprolol effect. Monitor therapy.

Calcium channel blockers: May increase hypotensive effects. Monitor therapy.

Cardiac glycosides: May cause excessive bradycardia and increased depressant effect on myocardium. Use together cautiously.

Catecholamine-depleting drugs (MAO inhibitors, reserpine): May have additive effect. Monitor patient for hypotension and bradycardia.

Fluoxetine, paroxetine, propafenone, quinidine: May increase metoprolol level. Monitor vital signs.

Hydralazine: May increase levels and effects of both drugs. Monitor patient closely. May need to adjust dosage.

I.V. lidocaine: May reduce hepatic metabolism of lidocaine, increasing risk of toxicity. Give bolus doses of lidocaine at a slower rate, and monitor lidocaine level closely.

Terbutaline: May antagonize bronchodilatory effects of terbutaline. Monitor patient.

Verapamil: May increase effects of both drugs. Monitor cardiac function closely, and decrease dosages as needed.

Herb :- Ma huang: May decrease antihypertensive effects. Discourage use together.

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