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Xmbeta 50mg Tablet

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Estimated Price 47.82 For 10 Tablets Strip

Manufacturer:

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Composition:

Metoprolol 50mg

Drug Schedule:

H

Generally Prescribed For

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

How It Works

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

Side Effects

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

Dosage

Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions

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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