Met Xl 100mg Tab
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Met Xl 100mg Tab composition includes a selective beta-1 blocker that affects the heart and blood circulation. It is used to lower the risk of death and the need for hospitalization due to heart failure.
Uses of Met Xl 100mg Tab
Physicians prescribe Met Xl 100mg Tab for conditions such as angina (chest pain), hypertension (high blood pressure) or migraine.
Contraindications of Met Xl 100mg Tab
Severe liver disease Asthma
Side effects of Met Xl 100mg Tab
- Neuropsychological disturbances
- Worsening of heart failure itself and excessive slowing of heart rate
- High Met Xl 100mg Tab dosage can lead to dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, and diarrhoea
- Sexual dysfunction
- Worsening of diabetes
- Stomach pain or constipation
- Shortness of breath
Precautions and Warnings of Met Xl 100mg Tab
Can I take Met Xl 100mg Tab during pregnancy?
Avoid the use of Met Xl 100mg Tab during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult the doctor before consuming this drug.
Can I take Met Xl 100mg Tab while breastfeeding?
Avoid Met Xl 100mg Tab use while breastfeeding as it can pass into the mother’s milk. Monitor the infant closely if taking the drug.
Can I drive if I have consumed Met Xl 100mg Tab?
Consumption of Met Xl 100mg Tab may lead to dizziness and sleepiness. Therefore, avoid this medicine if you are going to drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Met Xl 100mg Tab?
You should not consume alcohol while taking Met Xl 100mg Tab as it may increase sleepiness or induce a drop in blood pressure.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Avoiding the consumption of Met Xl 100mg Tab may lead to allergic reactions, diabetes, heart problems or muscle weakness, kidney or liver problems, asthma and chest pain (Prinzmetal’s angina).
Mode of Action of Met Xl 100mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Met Xl 100mg Tab blocks ?1 adrenergic receptors in the heart muscle cells. It works by blocking the action of some natural chemicals, such as epinephrine, thereby reducing the blood pressure and heart rate.
Directions for Use of Met Xl 100mg Tab
It is advisable to take this medicine as per your physician's advice. Use plenty of water to rehydrate. Confirm its usage with your pharmacist and do not modify the dosage or discontinue it, even if you feel better. In case of any unusual observations, contact the physician immediately.
Interactions of Met Xl 100mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Drugs used to treat fits (phenobarbital)
- Drugs used to treat heart problems (amlodipine)
- Painkillers such as diclofenac
- Antidepressants like fluoxetine
- Antipsychotic medicines
- Antiretrovirals like ritonavir
- Antihistamines like diphenhydramine
- Drugs used for the treatment of malaria (hydroxychloroquine)
Interactions with food items
- orange juice
Other general Interactions
There is no relevant information for this product.
Storage and disposal of Met Xl 100mg Tab
Met Xl 100mg Tab should be stored at room temperature and keep away from sunlight and moisture. Keep away from children. Discard the expired product and do not use it beyond the expiry date.
Dosage of Met Xl 100mg Tab
- 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
- pale colour
- numbness or tingling of the mouth
- Met Xl 100mg Tab overdose may lead to fatal consequences
Missed a Dose
Complete the scheduled course as prescribed by the medical practitioner. If the prescribed dose is missed, take the drug as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed one. Avoid skipping or taking an extra dose of the medication.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop the drug on my own?
A: The beta-blocker should not be discontinued abruptly without consulting the doctor. Met Xl 100mg Tab dosage should be decreased gradually after consulting with the doctor.
Q: What special precautions should I take while consuming this drug?
A: If you experience any symptoms of dizziness, syncope, vision problems, sexual dysfunction or slowing of heart rate, adjust the dose after immediate consultation with your doctor.
Q: What should I tell my healthcare provider before I start taking the medicine?
A: Please provide your disease history if any. Also, inform your doctor about the medicines, nutritional supplements, vitamins and herbal medicines that you are currently taking. Women should share information about their pregnancy status, use of oral birth control pills and other vital information (such as a history of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure).
Q: Can I give the medicine along with food or milk to my child?
A: It is advisable to contact the doctor before consuming the medicine with food or milk.
Q: When should I shop taking the medicine?
A: Do not stop taking the medicine; if you do, it may lead to worsening of chest pain, a jump in blood pressure or even a heart attack. If you want to stop taking the drug, you must consult the doctor before doing so.
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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