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Met Xl 100mg Tablet

By AJANTA PHARMA LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
152.52*
MRP 186.00
15% OFF
3% EXTRA
Inclusive of all taxes
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Metoprolol(100.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Met Xl 100mg Tab is a selective beta-1 blocker, which affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). It is commonly available as succinate and tartrate derivatives dependin...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    Other Products
uses

Uses of Met Xl 100mg Tab

  • Angina (chest pain).
  • hypertension (high blood pressure).
  • migraine.
contraindications

Contraindications of Met Xl 100mg Tab

Severe liver disease Asthma
sideEffects

Side effects of Met Xl 100mg Tab

Neuropsychological disturbances, worsening of heart failure itself and excessive slowing of heart rate. Other Met Xl 100mg Tab side effects after high doses can include dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue,...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Met Xl 100mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Met Xl 100mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid Met Xl 100mg Tab use during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Met Xl 100mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid the use of Met Xl 100mg Tab while breastfeeding as it can be excreted into the mother’s milk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Met Xl 100mg Tab?
A:
Avoid consumption of Met Xl 100mg Tab if you are going to drive or use any machine as consumption of this drug may cause dizziness and sleepiness.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Met Xl 100mg Tab?
A:
You should not drink alcohol while consuming Met Xl 100mg Tab as it may increase sleepiness or induce a drop in blood pressure.
otherGeneralWarnings

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).
modeOfAction

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...
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directionsForUse

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 y...
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interactions

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)
  • Antifungals

Interactions with food items

  • Apple,
  • grapefruit
  • orange juice

Other general Interactions

There is no relevant information for this product.
storageAndDisposal

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

Dosage of Met Xl 100mg Tab

Overdose

  • Lethargy.
  • 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.
  • headache.
  • 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...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop the drug on my own?

A: The beta-blocker should not be discontinued abruptly without consulting with the doctor.

Q: What special precautions should I take before taking 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 Met Xl 100mg Tab?

A: Please provide a history of your medical conditions and 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 (like a history of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure).

Q: Can I give Met Xl 100mg Tab along with food or milk to my child?

A: It is advisable to contact the doctor before consuming Met Xl 100mg Tab with food or milk.

Q: Does consumption of Met Xl 100mg Tab lead to gain weight??

A: Yes, consumption of some beta blockers may lead to weight gain. This is one of the side effects of some beta blockers.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:52 PM (IST)
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