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Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
159.52*
MRP 194.54
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Metoprolol(50.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Embeta XR 50 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 pr...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • Embeta XR 50 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure mainly, along with certain heart conditions such as angina (chest pain) and heart failure.
  • Decreased blood pressure helps prevent other conditions like kidney problems, stroke, heart attack and migraine.
contraindications

Contraindications of Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Metoprolol or any other ingredient of Embeta XR 50 mg tablet.
  • If you have any heart conditions such as heart block or uncontrolled heart failure.
  • If you have asthma or any other lung condition.
  • If you have low blood pressure, diabetes.
  • If you have renal or liver disease.
  • If you have an electrolyte imbalance, acid-base imbalance.
  • If you have a decreased heart rate.
  • If you are on medication like verapamil, diltiazem, disopyramide (heart medicine).
sideEffects

Side effects of Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Decreased heart rate
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • A sudden drop in blood pressure when you stand from a seated or lying down position (orthostatic hypotension)
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Tiredness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Embeta XR 50 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The use of Embeta XR 50 mg tablet is not recommended during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor about the pregnancy and also if you think you might be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Embeta XR 50 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Embeta XR 50 mg tablet passes into the breast milk and may cause harm to the breastfeeding infant. You should not take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Embeta XR 50 mg tablet?
A:
Embeta XR 50 mg tablet can make you feel dizzy or sleepy. So be cautious while driving after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Embeta XR 50 mg tablet?
A:
Alcohol might increase your sleepiness or cause a drop in your blood pressure. Therefore avoid drinking alcohol while taking Embeta XR 50 mg tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction.
  • You had any side effect after taking Embeta XR 50 mg tablet.
  • You have any medical conditions such as diabetes, a heart condition, liver or kidney disease.
  • You have respiratory conditions like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Embeta XR 50 mg tablet should not be used by children below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Embeta XR 50 mg tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels, thus slowing down the heart rate. By doing this, it reduces the workload on the heart of pumping the blood effectively.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Embeta XR 50 mg tablet should be taken as instructed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that pr...
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interactions

Interactions of Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of the medicine used to treat diabetes such as insulin may be increased with Embeta XR 50 mg tablet.
  • Medicine used to treat heart failure like digoxin may alter the effect.
  • Medicines used to treat heart conditions such as verapamil, diltiazem, nifedipine can cause a decrease in heart rate, low blood pressure when used along with this medicine.
  • Pain-killer medicines like diclofenac, indomethacin may decrease the effect of Embeta XR 50 mg tablet.
  • Rifampicin (anti-tubercular) may decrease the effect of Embeta XR 50 mg tablet, whereas paroxetine, fluoxetine, sertraline (mood elevator), cimetidine (acid-lowering), hydralazine (anti-allergic), lid...
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  • Concurrent use of hormonal pills such as oestrogen decreases the anti-hypertensive action of this medicine.
  • Concurrent use of certain medicines such as aldesleukin (skin cancer), alprostadil (erectile dysfunction), clonazepam, diazepine (mood and sleep) increases the effect of Embeta XR 50 mg tablet.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

  • Store it below 50°C. Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Embeta Xr 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Overdose

Excess of Embeta XR 50 mg tablet may cause a decrease in heart rate, low blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, heart failure, decrease in blood sugar and oxygen levels, altered electrolyte levels and coma...
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Missed a Dose

Take a dose as soon as you remember that you have missed a dose. However, if you are close to the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Try to follow the Embeta XR 50 mg tablet dosage regimen regula...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Embeta XR 50 mg tablet in case of low blood pressure?

A: No, you should not use Embeta XR 50 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 50 mg tablet on my own?

A: You should not stop Embeta XR 50 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: On what basis will the doctor prescribe a dose of Embeta XR 50 mg tablet?

A: Your doctor will prescribe Embeta XR 50 mg tablet based on your blood pressure, heart rate and your condition.

Q: What should my physician be aware of before prescribing Embeta XR 50 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 50 mg tablet?

A: Diabetic patients must be cautious before using Embeta XR 50 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 50 mg tablet a beta-blocker?

A: Yes, Embeta XR 50 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 50 mg tablet if have asthma?

A: The use of Embeta XR 50 mg tablet is not recommended for patients having asthma. This medicine should be avoided, as it may result in undesired effects.

Q: How to take Embeta XR 50?

A: You can take Embeta XR 50 with or without food as advised by the doctor, but it's best to take it at the same time each day.

Q: What is the composition of Embeta XR 50?

A: Embeta XR 50 composition includes metoprolol as its active component.

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ContainsMetoprolol(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, heart conditions
Side effectsDizziness, headache, difficulty in breathing, low blood pressure
Last Updated on: 18 Nov 2021 | 03:33 PM (IST)
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