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Metolar Am Ls Tab

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By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Amlodipine + Metoprolol
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Metolar Am Ls Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina pectoris (chest pain due to reduced blood flow to the heart). It contains amlodipine and metoprolol...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Metolar Am Ls Tab

Metolar Am Ls 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 Metolar Am Ls Tab

  • If you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have any heart-related conditions such as heart failure problem, irregular heartbeats and heart blockage.
  • If you have a blood circulation problem due to which 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 Metolar Am Ls Tab

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness
  • Ankle swelling
  • Swelling
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Metolar Am Ls Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metolar Am Ls Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine 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 Metolar Am Ls Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take this medicine while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for more information.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Metolar Am Ls Tablet?
A:
You should be cautious while driving if you are taking this medicine, 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 Metolar Am Ls Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol when you are taking this medicine 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 Metolar Am Ls Tab

How Does It Work?

  • Metolar Am Ls Tablet works by the combined action of metoprolol & amlodipine. Metoprolol works by relaxing blood vessels and slowing down the heart rate to improve blood flow. This leads to a decrease...
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  • 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 Metolar Am Ls Tab

  • Metolar Am Ls Tablet should be taken 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 and do not consume it more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Metolar Am Ls Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Metolar Am Ls Tablet can affect the action of other medicines or other medicines can alter the action of Metolar Am Ls 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 & orange juice should be avoided for at least for 4 hours after taking this medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Metolar Am Ls Tab

  • Store it in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Metolar Am Ls Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of this medicine include laziness, wheezing, uneven heart rhythm, slow heartbeats, low blood pressure, constriction of airways and drop in blood sugar levels. Seek immediate me...
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose of this medicine 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 lead to...
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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 Metolar Am Ls Tablet?

A: The most common side effects of this medicine are sleepiness, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, nausea, swelling in the ankle and fatigue.

Q: What is Metolar Am Ls Tablet used for?

A: This medicine 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 this medicine on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking this medicine 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.

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ContainsAmlodipine,Metoprolol
UsesHigh blood pressure and angina pectoris
Side effectsDizziness, sleepiness, headache, nausea
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2021 | 08:19 AM (IST)
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