Met XL-T 50 Tablet is a medicine used for treating high blood pressure. By lowering the blood pressure, it helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke. Early treatment with this medicine also improves chances of survival in patients of heart attack. This medicine should be taken regularly with food at a fixed time each day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly and should be taken strictly as advised by your doctor. Lifestyle changes like low-fat diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medicine work better. Dizziness may occur as a side effect in some patients but it gets better with time.
USES OF MET XL-T TABLET PR
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
MET XL-T TABLET PR SIDE EFFECTS
- Cold extremities
- Slow heart rate
- Increased potassium level in blood
- Numbness of extremity
- Decreased blood pressure
HOW TO USE MET XL-T TABLET PR
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Met XL-T 50 Tablet is to be taken with food.
HOW MET XL-T TABLET PR WORKS
Met XL-T 50 Tablet is a combination of two blood-pressure lowering medicines: Telmisartan and Metoprolol Succinate. Telmisartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB). It works by blocking the chemical angiotensin, thereby relaxing blood vessels. Metoprolol Succinate is a beta blocker which works specifically on the heart to reduce heart rate and lower blood pressure. Together they allow the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently.
MET XL-T TABLET PR RELATED WARNINGS
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Met XL-T 50 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.
Met XL-T 50 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Met XL-T 50 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Met XL-T 50 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Met XL-T 50 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Met XL-T 50 Tablet is recommended.
Met XL-T 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Met XL-T 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.