Met Xl 12.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Met Xl 12.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Met Xl 12.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Metoprolol(12.5 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Metoprolol is an active ingredient in Met XL 12.5 tablet, an anti-hypertensive medicine, used to lower the raised blood pressure. It is used to treat high blood pressure and other heart-related condit...
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uses

Uses of Met Xl 12.5 MG

Met XL 12.5 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure mainly, along with certain heart conditions such as angina (chest pain) and heart failure.
contraindications

Contraindications of Met Xl 12.5 MG

  • If you are allergic to metoprolol or any other ingredient of Met XL 12.5 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 Met Xl 12.5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Met Xl 12.5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Met XL 12.5 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid during pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor. Inform the doctor about the pregnancy and if you think you might be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Met XL 12.5 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Met XL 12.5 tablet passes into the breast milk and may cause harm to the breastfeeding infant. Avoid the medicine unless prescribed by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Met XL 12.5 tablet?
A:
You may feel dizzy or sleepy. So be cautious while driving after taking the medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Met XL 12.5 tablet?
A:
Alcohol might increase sleepiness or cause a drop in blood pressure. Avoid alcohol while taking Met XL 12.5 tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop an allergic reaction.
  • You suffer from side effect after taking Met XL 12.5 tablet.
  • You suffer from medical conditions like diabetes, a heart condition, liver or kidney disease.
  • You suffer from respiratory conditions like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Met XL 12.5 tablet must not be used by children below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Met Xl 12.5 MG

How Does It Work?

Met XL 12.5 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 Met Xl 12.5 MG

Met XL 12.5 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 prescribed b...
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interactions

Interactions of Met Xl 12.5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicine alters the effect of Met XL 12.5 tablet or Met XL itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicine.
  • It is used to treat diabetes like insulin may be increased with Met XL 12.5 medicine.
  • Medicines used to treat heart failure like digoxin may alter the effect.
  • Medicines used to treat heart conditions like verapamil, diltiazem, nifedipine causes a decrease in heart rate, low blood pressure when used along with the medicine.
  • Pain-killer medicines like diclofenac, indomethacin may decrease the effect of Met XL 12.5 tablet.
  • Rifampicin (anti-tubercular) decrease the effect of Met XL 12.5 tablet, whereas paroxetine, fluoxetine, sertraline (mood elevator), cimetidine (acid-lowering), hydralazine (anti-allergic), lidocaine (...
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  • Concurrent use of hormonal pills like oestrogen decreases the anti-hypertensive action of the medicine.
  • Concurrent use of medicines like aldesleukin (skin cancer), alprostadil (erectile dysfunction), clonazepam, diazepine (mood and sleep) increases the effect of Met XL 12.5 tablet.
  • Discuss with the doctor about the other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you take to avoid possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Met Xl 12.5 MG

  • 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 Met Xl 12.5 MG

Overdose

Excess of Met XL 12.5 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. If...
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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 Met XL 12.5 tablet dosage regimen regularly....
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Met XL 12.5 tablet during low blood pressure?

A: Avoid the medicine if you have low blood pressure. The medicine is used to treat high blood pressure.

Q: What if I stop Met XL 12.5 medicine on my own?

A: You must not stop Met XL 12.5 medicine on your own. The doctor will gradually decrease the dose if required. If you stop the medicine abruptly you may experience symptoms like chest pain, irregular heartbeats or heart attack.

Q: On what basis will the doctor prescribe a dose of Met XL 12.5 medicine?

A: The doctor will prescribe Met XL 12.5 medicine based on the blood pressure, heart rate and condition.

Q: What I must let know the physician before prescribing Met XL 12.5 tablet for me?

A: Inform the doctor about the past or present diseases (e.g. liver, kidney or heart-related disorders). The physician must be aware of the medicines, nutritional supplements and vitamins you are taking.

Q: Met XL 12.5 tablet is safe for diabetic patients?

A: Diabetic patients must be cautious before using Met XL 12.5 tablet. It causes low blood sugar levels and changes the body's response to low blood sugar due to which you may not experience the warning signs of low blood sugar (like increased heart rate, hunger pangs and sweating).

Q: Is Met XL 12.5 tablet a beta-blocker?

A: Yes, Met XL 12.5 tablet is a selective beta-blocker, which has its action specific to the heart muscles.

Q: Is it safe to take Met XL 12.5 tablet if have asthma?

A: Avoid the medicine if you have asthma. The medicine must be avoided, as it may result in undesired effects.

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ContainsMetoprolol(12.5 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, heart conditions
Side effectsDizziness, headache, difficulty in breathing, low blood pressure
Last Updated on: 21 Jun 2021 | 07:29 PM (IST)
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