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Metocard Xl 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Metocard Xl 25mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
41.14*
MRP 48.40
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Metocard Er Xl 25 MG Description

Metocard Er Xl Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and various other heart-related conditions such as angina (chest pain), heart failure, preventing further complications. It contains metopro

ol as its active ingredient that acts by relaxing the blood vessels, reducing the load on the heart and decreasing blood pressure. Metocard Er Xl Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Do not abruptly stop taking the medicine. This tablet should not be used in children below 18 years of age. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting the Metocard Er Xl Tablet.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹41.14
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ContainsMetoprolol(25.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, angina (chest pain), prevent heart attack and migraine
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache, low blood pressure
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Metocard Er Xl 25 MG

Metocard Er Xl 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 condi...
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Contraindications of Metocard Er Xl 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to metoprolol or other ingredients of Metocard Er Xl Tablet.
  • If you have a heart condition such as heart block, uncontrolled heart failure.
  • If you have asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or lung condition.
  • If you have low blood pressure, diabetes, renal or liver disease, a decreased heart rate.
  • If you have an electrolyte imbalance, acid-base imbalance.
  • If you are taking medication like verapamil, diltiazem, disopyramide (heart medicine).

Side effects of Metocard Er Xl 25 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Tiredness
  • A sudden drop in blood pressure when you stand from a seated or lying down position (orthodynamic hypotension)

Precautions and Warnings of Metocard Er Xl 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metocard Er Xl Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Metocard Er Xl Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor about the pregnancy and also if you think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Metocard Er Xl Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Metoprolol passes into the breastmilk in low amounts, thus consult your doctor before using the Metocard Er Xl Tablet while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Metocard Er Xl Tablet?
A:
Metocard Er Xl Tablet can make you feel dizzy or sleepy. Hence, be cautious while driving after taking this medicine

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metocard Er Xl Tablet?
A:
Do not consume alcohol with the Metocard Er Xl Tablet as it may worsen the side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction after taking the Metocard Er Xl Tablet.
  • You have medical conditions such as diabetes, heart conditions, liver or kidney disease.
  • You have respiratory conditions like asthma, obstructive lungs disease (COPD).
  • You are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding.
  • You have a tumour of the adrenal gland tissue (Pheochromocytoma).
  • You have an overactive thyroid (a condition when the thyroid gland produces too much of the thyroxine hormone).
  • You are suffering from a type of skin disease psoriasis.
  • You have circulation related problems in the toes, arm, legs or fingers.
  • You are suffering from a type of chest pain (Prinzmetal’s angina).
  • You recently had a heart attack, chest pain or heart surgery.
  • Metocard Er Xl Tablet should not be used in children below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Metocard Er Xl 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Metocard Er Xl Tablet works by relaxing the blood vessels, slowing down the heart rate. By doing this, it reduces the workload on the heart of pumping the blood effectively.

Directions for Use of Metocard Er Xl 25 MG

Metocard Er Xl Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by yo...
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Interactions of Metocard Er Xl 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Metocard Er Xl works or this medicine itself may reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell the doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, i...
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Storage and disposal of Metocard Er Xl 25 MG

  • Store Metocard Er Xl Tablets below 25°C. Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Metocard Er Xl 25 MG

Overdose

Excess of Metocard Er Xl Tablet may cause decreased heart rate, low blood pressure, nausea, vomiting and coma. If you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out to the near...
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Missed a Dose

Take a dose as soon as you remember you have missed a dose. However, if you are close to the next dose, do not take the missed dose. Try to follow the Metocard Er Xl Tablet dosage regimen regularly. D...
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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: Is Metocard Er Xl Tablet a beta-blocker?

A: Yes, Metocard Er Xl Tablet is a selective beta-blocker, which is specific to the heart muscles.

Q: Can I stop taking Metocard Er Xl if my blood pressure level comes in control?

A: Keep taking Metocard Er Xl for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own. Abrupt discontinuation can worsen the condition.

Q: Is Metocard Er Xl blood thinner?

A: No, the Metocard Er Xl is not a blood thinner. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, slowing down the heart rate. By doing this, it reduces the workload on the heart of pumping the blood effectively.
Product Details
Brand
METOCARD ER XL
Expires on or After
30/05/2025
Last Updated on: 22 Jul 2022 | 03:15 PM (IST)

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