Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Bottle
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The composition of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab is metoprolol. It is classified as a beta-blocker.
Uses of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
The uses of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab include the treatment of angina (chest pain), hypertension (high blood pressure), heart failure and migraine
Contraindications of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
- Liver disease
- Allergy to the medicine
- Heart problems like heart blocks
- Untreated heart failure
- Slow heart rate or low blood pressure
Side effects of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
- Abdominal pain
- Shortness of breath
- Neuropsychological disturbances like sleeplessness, vision problem and depression
- Worsening of diabetes and sexual dysfunction
Precautions and Warnings of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
Consult your doctor before taking the medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
It is not considered safe to use this medicine while breastfeeding as it can pass into breast milk. However, it can be used if the benefits are more than the risks; in these cases, the infant should be monitored closely.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
It is not advised to drive after its consumption as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
This medicine, if taken with alcohol, can cause lowering of blood pressure or sleepiness.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You are suffering from diabetes, muscle weakness, heart problems, kidney or liver disorders, heart conduction disorder, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, Prinzmetal's angina (a type of chest pain) or if you experience any allergic reactions.
Mode of Action of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
How Does It Work?
This medicine relaxes the blood vessels, and thus, the heart rate is slowed down. As a result, the heart does not have to work hard to pump blood.
Directions for Use of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
Consult your doctor before taking the medicine. Do not alter the dose by yourself. Take it for your prescribed duration.
Interactions of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Inform your doctor if you are taking medication for heart problems (amlodipine), fever and pain (diclofenac), treatment of fits (phenobarbital), malaria (hydroxychloroquine) and fungal infection. Some other medicines such as antidepressants (fluoxetine), antiretroviral (ritonavir), antipsychotic medicine and antihistamine (diphenhydramine) may also cause problems, and their usage should be shared with your doctor before beginning treatment.
Interactions with food items
This medicine is known to interact with orange juice, apple and grapefruit.
Storage and disposal of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
Store the medicine at room temperature. It should not come in direct contact with sunlight, heat or moisture. Keep it away from the reach of children. Do not use expired medicines.
Dosage of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab
The dosage of Betaone Xl 50mg Activ Tab will be determined by your doctor. Ensure that you follow it closely. Overdosing can cause headache, numbness, tingling of the mouth, breathing disorders, lethargy, missing heartbeat, wheezing, swelling of hands, shakiness, sweating, dizziness, confusion, blurred vision, and legs etc. Seek medical help if you suspect an overdose.
Missed a Dose
Do not panic if you miss a dose. Take it as soon as you remember. If it is nearly time for the next dose, then continue with it and skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to compensate.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What information should I share with my doctor before taking medicine?
A: Inform your doctor about your medical history, current medications and supplements. Especially disclose any heart-related disorders, thyroid disorders, liver or kidney disorder and diabetes mellitus. Also, inform your doctor about your pregnancy status and use of birth control pills.
Q: Can the medicine be stopped without a doctor's advice?
A: The medicine should not be stopped without a doctor's advice as it can cause various symptoms such as an irregular heartbeat, chest pain and heart attack; the dosage should be decreased gradually.
Q: What precautions should I follow after taking the medicine?
A: If any symptoms such as slowing of heart rate, dizziness, vision problems, syncope, sexual dysfunction, etc. occur, consult your doctor immediately. The dose of the medicine will be adjusted according to your heart rate, blood pressure, level of medicine in your blood and other important factors.
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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