Metocard XL 25mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:23 am

Metocard XL 25mg Tablet

Uses of Metocard XL 25mg Tablet

Metocard XL 25mg 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 Metocard XL 25mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Metocard XL 25mg 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 Metocard XL 25mg Tablet

Do not use Metocard XL 25mg 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 Metocard XL 25mg 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 Metocard XL 25mg Tablet works

Metocard XL 25mg 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 Metocard XL 25mg Tablet

The dosage of Metocard XL 25mg 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 Metocard XL 25mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Metocard XL 25mg 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.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Metcy 25mg Tablet  ( C M R Life Sciences )

38.20  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Mprol 25mg Tablet  ( Unison Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. )

13.70  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

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.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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