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Embeta Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Embeta Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Embeta Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Embeta Xr 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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Metoprolol(25.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S is a medicine that belongs to the class of beta blockers. It is used in conditions in treating blood circulation and heart disorders. The generic name of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S is metoprolol.
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Uses of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S

  • The uses of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S are to treat migraine, angina or chest pain, hypertension and heart failure.

Contraindications of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S

People suffering from asthma and other breathing complications are not recommended to take up the prescription. Also, Individuals allergic to metoprolol are advised against taking the medicine.

Side effects of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S

  • The side effects of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S are shortness of breath, dizziness, blurred vision, chest pain, nausea and vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S


Can I take Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S during pregnancy?
The medicine is only to be took when prescribed by a doctor after carefully weighing it's effect and side effects.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S while breastfeeding?
The medicine passes into the milk produced which can effect the infant. It is recommended to consult a doctor before getting on the medication.


Can I drive if I have consumed Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S?
Driving is not deemed safe if side effects like dizziness and visual blur persists.


Can I consume alcohol with Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S?
Consumption of alcohol is not advised as it decreases the blood pressure, which can lead to hypotension.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Individuals with severe heart conditions are not advised to discuss the issue before starting the medication.

Mode of Action of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S

How Does It Work?

The composition in Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S acts on epinephrine produced by the body. It further helps in relaxing the heart rate and pressure of the blood flow, which releases the stress on the heart.

Directions for Use of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S

The medicine is to be taken as prescribed by the doctor. No changes must be made in the fixed dosage without consulting the doctor.

Interactions of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • You must inform your doctor if you are prescribed medication for for the treatment of fits (phenobarbital), heart-related problems (amlodipine), fever and pain (diclofenac), malaria (hydroxychloroquine) and fungal infections. Some other medications such as antidepressants (fluoxetine), antiretroviral medicines (ritonavir), antipsychotic medicines and antihistamines (diphenhydramin) should also be informed prior to the treatment.
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Interactions with food items

People on this prescription should avoid grapefruit, apple and orange juice as they hamper the working of the medicine.

Other general Interactions

People suffering from myasthenia gravis must discuss the condition with their doctor prior to taking the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S

The medicine must be stored at room temperatures and away from any direct source of heat and moisture.

Dosage of Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S


An overdose on metroprolol can be life threatening and requires urgent medical assistance. Overdose of this medicine can cause the following symptoms: Trouble in breathing, constant chest pain, fainting, and wheezing.
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Missed a Dose

A missed dosage must be made up as early as possible but not if it might result in a double dosage.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Why is grapefruit, apple or orange juice not ideal in to be consumed during the prescription of this medicine?

A: The above-mentioned fruits result in increasing the pressure on the circulation of blood and hamper the working of metroprolol.

Q: Is it safe to quit the medicine once the problem is under control?

A: No, it is advised to continue taking the medicine for the period prescribed by your doctor. Suddenly stopping the medicine can result in a sudden rise of blood pressure and increase the chances of stroke.

Q: Why is an individual with severe kidney conditions not advised to take Embeta Xr 25mg Tab 30'S?

A: Taking metoprolol for a prolonged period of time can lead to damage of the blood vessels.

Q: Is there any important or specific advice for a diabetic person?

A: People with diabetes are advised to be more careful and cautious about their conditions. Metoprolol can mask the symptoms of low blood pressure.

Q: Can an individual take paracetamol while taking metoprolol-containing medicines?

A: Yes, it is safe for people to take paracetamol with metroprolol. However, self-medication is not advised. Always consult a doctor before starting any medication
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 12:21 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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