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Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

By AJANTA PHARMA LIMITED
20 Tablet(s) in Strip
232.90*
MRP 274.00
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Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S Description

Met XL AM 50/5 tablet is a blood pressure-reducing medicine. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is also used to treat angina pectoris (chest pain due to reduced blood flow to the

heart). Met XL AM 50/5 tablet is also used for the treatment of coronary heart disease (a heart condition where blood vessels supplying blood to your heart muscle get narrowed). This medicine contains amlodipine and metoprolol as the active ingredients. It works by relaxing the blood vessels and improving blood flow which lowers blood pressure. You should take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before taking Met XL AM 50/5 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹232.90
You Save₹41.10 (15% on MRP)
ContainsMetoprolol(50.0 Mg) + Amlodipine(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure and angina pectoris
Side effectsDizziness, sleepiness, headache, nausea
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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uses

Uses of Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

Met XL AM 50/5 tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina pectoris (radiating chest pain due to reduced blood flow to the heart) and coronary artery disease.
contraindications

Contraindications of Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

  • If you are allergic to metoprolol, amlodipine, or any of the ingredients of Met XL AM 50/5 tablet.
  • If you have any heart-related conditions such as heart failure problem, irregular heartbeats, and heart blockage.
  • If you have a blood circulation problem that affects the blood supply to different body parts.
  • If you have a hormone-secreting tumour in the adrenal gland (Pheochromocytoma).
  • If you are suffering from metabolic acidosis, a condition when the body produces excess acid.
sideEffects

Side effects of Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Sleepiness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Met XL AM 50/5 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Met XL AM 50/5 tablet is not safe to be taken during pregnancy. If pregnancy is detected while taking this medicine inform your doctor immediately.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Met XL AM 50/5 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take Met XL AM 50/5 tablet while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for more information.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Met XL AM 50/5 tablet?
A:
You should be cautious while driving if you are taking Met XL AM 50/5 tablet, especially right after initiation of the treatment. You may feel dizzy and sleepy after taking this medicine. Therefore, it would be better to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Met XL AM 50/5 tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol when you are taking Met XL AM 50/5 tablet as it is known to cause low blood pressure when taken with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any health conditions related to the heart, liver and kidneys.
  • You experience that there is no improvement in blood pressure and it is getting worse.
  • You are suffering from high or low blood sugar level or develop thyroid-related disorders.
  • You are suffering from asthma or obstruction of the airways.
  • You have a planned surgery or operation.
  • You are above 60 years, pregnant or are breastfeeding.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

How Does It Work?

  • Met XL AM 50/5 tablet works by the combined action of metoprolol and amlodipine.
  • Metoprolol works by relaxing blood vessels and slowing down the heart rate to improve blood flow. This leads to a decrease in blood pressure and relieves chest pain due to angina.
  • Amlodipine works by relaxing blood vessels and reducing the load on the heart. It also improves blood circulation in heart muscles and controls chest pain due to angina.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

  • Met XL AM 50/5 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • It can be taken with or without food with a sufficient amount of water.
  • Do not chew or break the pill.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for better blood pressure control.
  • Do not consume more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Met XL AM 50/5 tablet can affect the action of other medicines or other medicines can alter the action of Met XL AM 50/5 tablet if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, herbals and supplements you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • You may experience an excess drop in blood pressure if you are taking any other blood pressure-lowering medicine, antifungal medicines and antibiotics with this medicine.
  • Medicines that are used for irregular heartbeats if taken along with this medicine can lead to a drop in blood pressure and slow heartbeats.
  • Other medicines such as immunomodulators, muscle relaxants, pain killers, cholesterol-lowering medicines should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

Grapefruit, apple, and orange juice should be avoided for at least for 4 hours after taking Met XL AM 50/5 tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

  • Store Met XL AM 50/5 tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Met Xl Am 50/5mg Tablet 20'S

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Met XL AM 50/5 tablet include laziness, wheezing, uneven heart rhythm, slow heartbeats, low blood pressure, constriction of airways, and drop in blood sugar levels. Seek imm...
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose of Met XL AM 50/5 tablet if you have missed a dose; take the next dose as soon as you remember. It would be best if you never miss a dose of blood pressure medicine as it can...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the side effects of Met XL AM 50/5 tablet?

A: The most common side effects of Met XL AM 50/5 tablet are sleepiness, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, nausea, swelling in the ankle and fatigue.

Q: What is Met XL AM 50/5 tablet used for?

A: Met XL AM 50/5 tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain due to reduced blood flow to the heart (angina).

Q: Can I stop taking Met XL AM 50/5 tablet on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking Met XL AM 50/5 tablet on your own without talking to your doctor even if you are feeling well. Abruptly stopping this medicine may cause chest pain, heart attack or irregular heartbeats. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually if required.

Q: What lifestyle modifications I should make to control my blood pressure?

A: You should take your medicine regularly at the same time. In addition to that, making lifestyle changes will also help to control your blood pressure. These changes include eating a healthy diet, low in fat and salt, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising at least 30 minutes every day and reducing alcohol consumption and taking a pause on smoking habits.

Q: When to take Met XL AM 50/5?

  • Met XL AM 50/5 tablet should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor.
  • It can be taken with or without food with a sufficient amount of water.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for better blood pressure control.

Q: Can Met XL AM 50/5 be used in pregnancy?

A: Met XL AM 50/5 tablet should not be taken during pregnancy. If pregnancy is detected while taking this medicine, inform your doctor immediately.
Product Details
Brand
MET XL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2024
Last Updated on: 30 May 2022 | 10:11 PM (IST)
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