Embeta 50mg Tablet
By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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This medication has metoprolol, which belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.
Uses of Embeta 50mg Tab
Embeta 50mg Tab uses are angina (chest pain), high blood pressure, heart failure, migraine, prevention of stroke, heart attack, and kidney problems.
Contraindications of Embeta 50mg Tab
This medicine is contraindicated in patients with liver diseases, asthma, allergic reactions, heart problems like heart blocks, untreated heart failure, slow heart rate, and low blood pressure. .
Side effects of Embeta 50mg Tab
Embeta 50mg Tab side effects may include dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, diarrhea, unusual dreaming, ataxia (loss of body movements), sleeplessness, depression, vision difficulties, stomach pain, shortness of breath, and sexual dysfunction.
Precautions and Warnings of Embeta 50mg Tab
Can I take metoprolol during pregnancy?
You must not take this medication during pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor.
Can I take Embeta 50mg Tab while breastfeeding?
The medicine is excreted into the mother's milk. Hence, it is not completely safe to take while breastfeeding. The risks or benefits must be discussed with the doctor.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
The medicine can bring about symptoms such as confusion, dizziness, and sleepiness. In such cases, you should not drive.
Can I consume alcohol with metoprolol?
You should not consume alcohol when taking this medication, as it may cause increased sleepiness or drop in blood pressure.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Before consuming this medicine, discuss with your doctor if you have allergies, heart problems, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), kidney or liver problems, asthma, heart conduction disorder, and chest pain.
Mode of Action of Embeta 50mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Embeta 50mg Tab composition works by decreasing the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels so that the heart is not exerted while pumping blood.
Directions for Use of Embeta 50mg Tab
Use this medication as advised by the doctor.
Interactions of Embeta 50mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Notify your doctor if you are taking medicines for treating fits (phenobarbital), heart problems (amlodipine), pain and fever, antidepressants, antipsychotics, antiretrovirals, antihistamine (diphenhydramine), medicine for treating malaria and fungal infections.
Interactions with food items
This medicine can react with foods like apple, grapefruit, and orange juice.
Other general Interactions
Consult with your doctor if you have conditions such as allergic reactions, heart problems, low blood pressure, or slow heart rate
Storage and disposal of Embeta 50mg Tab
The medicine has to be stored away from direct light and should be kept out of the reach of children.
Dosage of Embeta 50mg Tab
In you suspect an overdose, you may experience the symptoms such as lethargy, breathing disorders, chest discomfort, missing heartbeat, excessive slowing of the heart, swelling in the hands, feet, and lower legs, shakiness, feeling dizzy or confused, blurred vision, pale colour, tingling sensation of the mouth. In case of these symptoms, seek immediate medical attention.
Missed a Dose
In case you have missed a dose, then you must take it as soon as you remember. If it is already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, but do not take two doses together. This can cause unpleasant symptoms.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I discontinue the use of this medicine on my own?
A: You should not discontinue its use without consulting the doctor. If you stop taking it suddenly, then it could bring about adverse symptoms such as chest pain, irregular heartbeat, or heart attack. However, if needed, the doctor can decrease the dose gradually.
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using this medicine?
- Discuss with your doctor the risks and benefits associated with this medicine if you suffer from liver, kidney, or heart related disorders, diabetes, and thyroid. Inform your doctor about any health supplements or vitamins, herbal medicines, or oral contraceptives that you may be taking. Females should inform about their pregnancy status, use of oral birth control pills, and history of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure if any.read less
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 03:04 PM (IST)
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