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Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
52.97*
MRP 64.60
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Metoprolol(50.0 Mg)
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ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Metocard XL 50 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and various other heart-related conditions such as angina (chest pain), heart failure, thus reducing further complications. It contains metop...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Metocard XL 50 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 Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to metoprolol or any other ingredients of Metocard XL 50 tablet.
  • If you have any kind of medical condition such as liver or kidney disorder, low blood pressure, diabetes, any kind of heart condition, asthma or any lung condition, etc.
  • If you have an electrolyte imbalance, acid-base imbalance.
  • If you have decreased heart rate.
  • If you are on medication like verapamil, diltiazem, disopyramide (heart medicine).
sideEffects

Side effects of Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metocard XL 50 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The use of Metocard XL 50 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Metocard XL 50 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Metocard XL 50 tablet passes into the breast milk and may cause harm to the breastfeeding infant. You should not take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Metocard XL 50 tablet?
A:
Metocard XL 50 tablet can make you feel dizzy or sleepy. So, be cautious while driving after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metocard XL 50 tablet?
A:
Alcohol might increase sleepiness or cause a drop in your blood pressure. Therefore, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Metocard XL 50 tablets.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any allergic reactions.
  • You had any side effects after taking Metocard XL 50 tablet.
  • You have any medical conditions such as diabetes, heart condition, liver or kidney disease, muscle weakness, etc or an upcoming vaccination schedule.
  • You have respiratory conditions like asthma, obstructive lungs disease (COPD).
  • Metocard XL 50 tablet should not be used in children below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Metocard XL 50 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 Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Metocard XL 50 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 more than that prescribed by your ...
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interactions

Interactions of Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Metocard XL 50 tablet or the tablet itself can affect the action of other medicines if taken at the same time.
  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are currently consuming, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are...
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  • In particular, if you are taking any pain killers, other anti-hypertensive medicines, anti-tuberculosis medicines like rifampicin, anti-allergic medicine like hydralazine, anaesthetic like lidocaine, ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Dosage of Metocard Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

An overdose of Metocard XL 50 tablet may cause decreased heart rate, low blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, heart failure, decreases blood sugar and oxygen levels, altered electrolyte levels and coma. ...
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Missed a Dose

Take a dose as soon as you remember if 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 XL 50 tablet dosage regimen regularly...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What will be the consequences if I stop Metocard XL 50 tablet on my own?

A: If you stop a beta-blocker suddenly, you can suffer from chest pain, irregular heartbeat or heart attack. Your doctor might tell you to decrease the dose gradually. Don’t suddenly stop taking a beta-blocker without talking to your doctor.

Q: What special precautions should I follow when on Metocard XL 50 tablet?

A: If you experience any symptoms of dizziness, syncope, vision problems, sexual dysfunction, slowing of heart rate, etc, then immediately report to your doctor. The doctor will then adjust your dose depending on your blood pressure, heart rate, level of the medicine in your serum and other such relevant factors.

Q: What should be discussed with my healthcare provider before I start this medication?

A: You should give an account of your past or present diseases like liver, kidney or heart-related disorders, diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders if any. You must inform your doctor about your ongoing prescription and non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, vitamins, herbal medicines, etc. Women should share information about pregnancy, use of oral birth control pills and other vital information like history of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure if any.

Q: I have asthma. Is it safe for me to take Metocard XL 50 tablet?

A: Some conditions like asthma might affect the use of Metocard XL 50 tablets. Inform your doctor in detail about all the medical conditions and medications before taking Metocard XL 50 tablet.

Q: Is Metocard XL 50 tablet a beta-blocker?

A: Yes, Metocard XL 50 tablet is a selective beta-blocker that is specific to the heart muscles.

Q: Is the Metocard XL 50 tablet a blood thinner?

A: No, the Metocard XL 50 tablet does not belong to the class of blood thinners but is a beta-blocker used to control high blood pressure.

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ContainsMetoprolol(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, heart conditions
Side effectsDizziness, headache, difficulty in breathing, low blood pressure
Last Updated on: 02 Dec 2021 | 07:52 PM (IST)
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