Metzok 50mg Tablet PR

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

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

Metzok 50mg Tablet PR

Uses of Metzok 50mg Tablet PR

Metzok 50mg Tablet PR 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 Metzok 50mg Tablet PR

The most common side effects of Metzok 50mg Tablet PR 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 Metzok 50mg Tablet PR

Do not use Metzok 50mg Tablet PR if you are allergic to – Metoprolol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Metzok 50mg Tablet PR.

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 Metzok 50mg Tablet PR works

Metzok 50mg Tablet PR 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 Metzok 50mg Tablet PR

The dosage of Metzok 50mg Tablet PR 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 Metzok 50mg Tablet PR

If you forget to take a dose of Metzok 50mg Tablet PR, 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 50mg Tablet  ( C M R Life Sciences )

53.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Metofid 50mg Tablet  ( Fidelity Lifesciences Pvt. Ltd. )

38.10  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Starbeta 50mg Tablet XL  ( Medispan Ltd. )

57.36  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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