Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet

 145.00

Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet


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Description

MANUFACTURER

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Amlodipine (5mg) + Metoprolol Succinate (50mg)

INTRODUCTION

Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that effectively controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It is also used for heart-related chest pain, abnormal heart rhythms, and chronic (long-term) heart failure. By lowering the blood pressure, it helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. Early treatment with this medicine improves chances of survival in patients of heart attack. This medicine should be taken regularly at a fixed time each day. It should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. Some patients may develop swelling of ankle as a side effect of this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time.

USES OF MET XL AM TABLET PR

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

MET XL AM TABLET PR SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Headache
  • Ankle swelling
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Slow heart rate
  • Tiredness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Constipation
  • Palpitations
  • Cold extremities

HOW TO USE MET XL AM TABLET PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet is to be taken with food.

HOW MET XL AM TABLET PR WORKS

Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and Metoprolol, which lowers blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

MET XL AM TABLET PR RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet Taking Metoprolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
warnings Pregnancy
Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
warnings Driving
Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
warnings Kidney
Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet is recommended.
warnings Liver
Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Met XL AM 50/5 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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