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Cymet Er 50mg Tablet
Cymet Er 50mg Tablet

Cymet Er 50mg Tablet

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  • Contraindications
  • Side effects
  • Precautions and Warnings
  • Mode of Action
  • Directions for Use
  • Interactions
  • Storage and disposal
  • Dosage

Therapeutic classification:

Anti-hypertensive
therapy

Medical Description

This medicine belongs to the class of medicine known as beta blockers that are used for the control and regulation of chest pain and elevated blood pressure. The generic name of Cymet Er 50mg Tab is metoprolol.
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Uses of Cymet Er 50mg Tab

  • Chest pain (angina)
  • Heart failure
  • High blood pressure
  • Strokes
  • Heart attacks
  • Kidney problems
  • Migraine

Contraindications of Cymet Er 50mg Tab

  • Severe liver disease
  • Asthma or other respiratory issues
  • Allergic reaction to this medicine or other beta blockers
  • Heart problems like heart blocks
  • Untreated heart failure
  • Slow heart rate or low blood pressure

Side effects of Cymet Er 50mg Tab

  • The usual side effects of Cymet Er 50mg Tab are fatigue, sleeplessness, headache, shortness of breath, dizziness, diarrhoea, constipation, stomach pain, visual problems, drowsiness and ataxia
  • The severe side effects of this medicine are sexual dysfunction, diabetes, excessive slowing of the heart rate and worsening of heart failure

Precautions and Warnings of Cymet Er 50mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should only be taken during pregnancy if it is prescribed by a physician. There should be a thorough discussion of the adverse effects and benefits of this medicine with your physician prior treatment.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine should not be taken during breastfeeding as it may pass into breastmilk. The infant would need a close monitoring if this medicine had to be given during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
One should be cautious while driving as administration of this medicine may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive in any case if you feel any of these symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
Consuming alcohol along with this medicine may cause an increase in sleepiness or a drop in blood pressure.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diabetes (as this medicine may cause low blood sugar and change body's response to low blood sugar)
  • You have heart problems and muscle weakness
  • You have kidney or liver problems
  • You have asthma or COPD
  • You have heart conduction disorder
  • You have Prinzmetal's angina (a type of chest pain)

Mode of Action of Cymet Er 50mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The composition of Cymet Er 50mg Tab relaxes the blood vessels and slow down the heart rate. This makes the heart pump blood easily.

Directions for Use of Cymet Er 50mg Tab

The medicine should be taken with a meal or just after the meal in the exact dose as prescribed by the physician, preferably at the same time each day.

Interactions of Cymet Er 50mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Phenobarbital (treatment of fits)
  • Amlodipine (treatment of heart problems)
  • Diclofenac (treatment of pain and fever)
  • Antipsychotic medicine
  • Antiretroviral like ritonavir
  • Antihistamines like diphenhydramine
  • Anti-malaria medicines like hydroxychloroquine
  • Medicines to treat any fungal infection

Interactions with food items

Apple, grapefruit and orange juice should be avoided during the prescribed period of this medicine as this medicine interacts with them.

Other general Interactions

  • Brady arrhythmia/AV block
  • Cardiogenic shock/hypotension
  • CHF
  • Diabetes
  • Haemodialysis
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Ischemic heart disease
  • PVD
  • Liver disease
  • Cerebrovascular insufficiency
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism PKs
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Psoriasis
  • Tachycardia
  • Asthma/COPD

Storage and disposal of Cymet Er 50mg Tab

This medicine should be stored at room temperature far from direct sunlight, moisture, heat and children's reach. Standard waste management protocols needs to be adhered in the correct disposal of this medicine.
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Dosage of Cymet Er 50mg Tab

Overdose

Overdose of Cymet Er 50mg Tab may lead to lethargy, breathing disorders, wheezing (whistle-like sound from the chest), missing heartbeat, excessive slowing of heartbeats, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles or lower legs, shakiness, dizziness, sweating or confusion, blurred vision, headache, pale colour, numbness or tingling of the mouth, etc. Seek urgent medical care in case of an overdose.
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Missed a Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as possible or skip the dose if it is time for the next dose. Never take double doses to compensate for the missed one.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Cymet Er 50mg Tab on my own?

A: You should never stop taking this medicine without your doctor's consultation. Abruptly stopping a beta blocker medicine may cause serious side effects like chest pain, irregular heartbeat or heart attack.

Q: What special precautions should I follow while I am on this medication?

A: Inform your doctor if you experience side effects such as dizziness, syncope, vision problem, sexual dysfunction and slowing of heart rate after its administration. The doctor will modify the dose according to your blood pressure, heart rate and concentration of medicine in the serum.
Last Updated on: 11 Oct 2019 | 09:56 PM (IST)

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