Embeta XR 25 mg tablet is an anti-hypertensive medicine and is used to treat high blood pressure and various other heart-related conditions such as angina (chest pain), heart failure and also helps prevent further complications. Embeta XR 25 mg tablet contains metoprolol which works by relaxing the blood vessels thereby reducing the load on the heart and results in decreased blood pressure. You should not abruptly stop taking this medicine as it can lead to hypertensive crisis and even heart failure. This medicine should not be used by children below 18 years of age. Side effects of this medicine are dizziness, headache and difficulty in breathing. If these symptoms worsen or do not resolve, contact your doctor immediately. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting the Embeta XR 25 mg tablet....
Q: Can I use Embeta XR 25 mg tablet in case of low blood pressure?
A: No, you should not use Embeta XR 25 mg tablet if you have low blood pressure. This medicine is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.
Q: What if I stop Embeta XR 25 mg tablet on my own?
A: You should not stop Embeta XR 25 mg tablet on your own. Your doctor will gradually decrease the dose if required. If you stop the medicine abruptly you may experience symptoms such as chest pain, irregular heartbeats or even a heart attack.
Q: What should my physician be aware of before prescribing Embeta XR 25 mg tablet for me?
A: You must give an account of your past or present diseases (e.g. liver, kidney or heart-related disorders) to your physician. The physician must also be aware of the medicines, nutritional supplements and vitamins you are currently taking.
Q: Is it safe for diabetic patients to take Embeta XR 25 mg tablet?
A: Diabetic patients must be cautious before using Embeta XR 25 mg tablet. It can cause low blood sugar levels and change the body's response to low blood sugar due to which you may not experience the warning signs of low blood sugar (such as increased heart rate, hunger pangs and sweating).
Q: Is Embeta XR 25 mg tablet a beta-blocker?
A: Yes, Embeta XR 25 mg tablet is a selective beta-blocker, which has its action specific to the heart muscles.
Q: Is it safe for me to take Embeta XR 25 mg tablet if have asthma?
A: The use of Embeta XR 25 mg tablet is not recommended for patients having asthma. This medicine should be avoided, as it may result in undesired effects.