Metolar XR 100mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:19 am

Metolar XR 100mg Capsule

Uses of Metolar XR 100mg Capsule

Metolar XR 100mg Capsule 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 Metolar XR 100mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Metolar XR 100mg Capsule 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 Metolar XR 100mg Capsule

Do not use Metolar XR 100mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Metoprolol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Metolar XR 100mg Capsule.

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 Metolar XR 100mg Capsule works

Metolar XR 100mg Capsule 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 Metolar XR 100mg Capsule

The dosage of Metolar XR 100mg Capsule 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 Metolar XR 100mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Metolar XR 100mg Capsule, 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

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Driving

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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.

Metapol 100mg Tablet ER  ( Leeford Healthcare Ltd. )

34.36  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Revelol 100mg Tablet XL  ( Ipca Laboratories Ltd. )

115.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Seloken XL 100mg Tablet  ( AstraZeneca )

211.00  15 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. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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