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Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab
Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

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Composition:

Metoprolol(25.0 Mg)

Therapeutic classification:

Anti-hypertensive
therapy

Medical Description

The main composition of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab is a salt called metoprolol. It belongs to the class of medicines called beta-blockers.

Uses of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

  • Chest pain (angina)
  • Heart failure
  • High blood pressure
  • Prevention of migraines, strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems

Contraindications of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

  • Severe liver disease
  • Asthma
  • Allergy to this medicine
  • Heart problems like heart blocks
  • Untreated heart failure
  • Slow heart rate or low blood pressure

Side effects of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

  • Side effects of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab can include faintness, dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue; diarrhoea; neuropsychological disturbances like unusual dreams, ataxia (loss of full control over body movements), sleeplessness, depression and vision problem; sexual dysfunction; shortness of breath; and worsening of diabetes
  • Serious side effects include worsening of one's heart condition and excessive slowing of heart rate

Precautions and Warnings of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take {name}} during pregnancy?
A:
This medication should not be used during pregnancy unless it is prescribed by your doctor. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes into breast milk. Hence, it is not completely safe to take during breastfeeding. Your doctor will prescribe this medicine only if its benefits outweigh the risks. The infant needs close monitoring in such cases.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Be cautious while driving as this medicine can cause dizziness and sleepiness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab?
A:
Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause sleepiness or a drop in blood pressure.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have an allergic reaction, have any heart problems or suffer from muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), have kidney or liver problems (including cirrhosis of the liver), have asthma or COPD, have a heart conduction disorder (AV block), have a type of chest pain (Prinzmetal's angina), or have diabetes (diabetics must be cautious as this medicine may cause low blood sugar levels and also change the body's response to low blood sugar; you may not experience warning signs of low blood sugar such as increase in heart rate, sweating, hunger pangs, headache, etc.)
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Mode of Action of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

How Does It Work?

This medicine works by slowing the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels. As a result, the heart is under less strain and has to work less hard to pump the required blood.

Directions for Use of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

Take this medication orally, with or right after a meal, as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Interactions of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Phenobarbital (used to treat fits)
  • Amlodipine (used to treat heart problems)
  • Diclofenac (used to treat pain and fever)
  • Hydroxychloroquine (used to treat malaria)
  • Antidepressants like fluoxetine
  • Antifungal medicine
  • Antipsychotic medicine
  • Antiretroviral like ritonavir
  • Antihistamine like diphenhydramine

Interactions with food items

This medicine interacts with apple, grapefruit and orange juice. Hence, avoid consuming these fruits.

Storage and disposal of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed and out of the reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.

Dosage of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab

Overdose

Follow the dosage of Actiblok Ipr 25mg Tab that has been prescribed by your doctor. An overdose can lead to fatal consequences. The immediate symptoms of an overdose are lethargy, breathing disorders, wheezing (whistle-like sound from the chest), skipping heartbeat, excessive slowing of heartbeats, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs, shakiness, dizziness, sweating or confusion, blurred vision, headache, pale color, numbness or tingling of the mouth, etc. Immediately seek emergency medical attention.
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If, however, it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of the medicine to compensate for a missed one.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What will happen if I stop this medicine on my own?

A: Do not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor. If you stop a beta-blocker suddenly, you can suffer from chest pain, irregular heartbeat or a heart attack. Your doctor might tell you to decrease your dose gradually.

Q: Can I gain weight while on this medicine?

A: This medicine can cause weight gain, but rarely. Please consult your doctor if any weight gain is experienced while taking this medicine, as this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.

Q: Is there any effect of this medicine on my fertility?

A: This medicine does not affect one's fertility. However, talk to the doctor if you are facing sexual dysfunction or fertility issues while taking this medicine.

Q: Can I take this medicine with vitamins?

A: This medicine can be taken with vitamins. No interaction has been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interaction cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q: Can I take the tablet and lisinopril together?

A: In many cases, certain heart medications may be taken together to increase effectiveness or to treat different symptoms. Most people with a heart condition are likely to take any combination of an ACE inhibitor, a beta-blocker, a diuretic or a statin.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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