Metocard XL 100 Tablet

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Metocard XL 100 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Metoprolol Succinate (100mg)

INTRODUCTION OF METOCARD TABLET PR

Metocard XL 100 Tablet is a medicine used for treating high blood pressure, 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 Metocard XL 100 Tablet improves chances of survival in patients of heart attack. This medicine is also used to prevent migraine. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. This medicine should be taken regularly at a fixed time each day. Since this is a long-acting medicine, it is taken once a day. It should not be stopped abruptly. 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 METOCARD TABLET PR

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Angina (heart-related chest pain)
  • Arrhythmias
  • Heart attack
  • Migraine

METOCARD TABLET PR SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Slow heart rate
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath

HOW TO USE METOCARD TABLET PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Metocard XL 100 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Metocard XL 100 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

HOW METOCARD TABLET PR WORKS

Metocard XL 100 Tablet is a long-acting beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

METOCARD TABLET PR RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Metocard XL 100 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
Metocard XL 100 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
Metocard XL 100 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
Metocard XL 100 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings Kidney
Metocard XL 100 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metocard XL 100 Tablet is recommended.
warnings Liver
Metocard XL 100 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metocard XL 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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