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Metolar Injection

5ml Injection in Ampoule
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Metoprolol(1.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Metolar Inj composition includes beta-receptor inhibitors that aid in treating cardiac disorders.

Uses of Metolar Inj

Metolar Inj uses including treating a vast number of cardiac problems such as raised blood pressure, pain in the chest, strokes, kidney diseases and also severe headache.

Contraindications of Metolar Inj

Do not take Metolar Inj if you are allergic to it or have a history of severe heart problems.

Side effects of Metolar Inj

  • Extreme fatigue
  • Difficulty to breathe
  • Psychological symptoms
  • Diarrhoea
  • Can worsen diabetes
  • Can cause sexual dysfunction in some cases
  • Serious side effects include worsening of heart rate and heart failure itself

Precautions and Warnings of Metolar Inj


Can I use Metolar Inj during pregnancy?
This medicine should not be used while you are pregnant or if you are planning to conceive. Ask your doctor whether there is absolute need to continue using this medication.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Metolar Inj while breastfeeding?
This medicine is not suitable to take during breastfeeding as it enters the breast milk. Confirm with your doctor if you absolutely need it and monitor the child closely during the same.


Can I drive if I have taken Metolar Inj?
This drug can affect your cognitive abilities and cause dizziness, therefore impairing your driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Metolar Inj?
Alcohol can increase risk of developing severe complications with this medicine. It is better to avoid alcohol while on this medication.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Consult with your doctor before beginning Metolar Inj. Do not use it in conditions other than specified by your doctor.

Mode of Action of Metolar Inj

How Does It Work?

It helps regulate the speed at which the heart pumps blood and helps to relax the blood vessels, thereby reducing the load on the heart muscles.

Directions for Use of Metolar Inj

Take the injection as per doctor's instruction. Do not self-administer the injection if you do not know its proper usage.

Interactions of Metolar Inj

Interactions with other medicines

Avoid concurrent administration of this medicine with medications used in convulsions, allergic disorder or to treat diseases caused by insects, such as malaria.

Interactions with food items

Avoid usage of apple, grapefruit and oranges as the medicine interacts with them. Food can also increase its concentration in the body.

Other general Interactions

Not to use if you have suffered from liver diseases or severe heart diseases.

Storage and disposal of Metolar Inj

Metolar Inj storage ought to be in a place free moisture, light or contaminants.

Dosage of Metolar Inj


Overdose can result in symptoms like dizziness, chest pain or cardiac arrest. Seek immediate medical attention to avoid any fatal complications.

Missed a Dose

If you miss a particular dose, administer it immediately. If its time for the next dose,then skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not miss your dose intentionally. Do not take double doses.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is it safe to stop {name}} by myself?

A: Avoid stopping the medicine on your own. You may risk getting fatal reactions. This medication affects your heart and can therefore require an immediate emergency situation, if stopped without properly consulting the doctor first.

Q: What must I inform my physician before beginning Metolar Inj?

A: Make your doctor aware of any past or present diseases such as liver, kidney or heart disorders, diabetes mellitus or thyroid disorders, if any. Also inform your doctor about any ongoing prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, any herbal or nutritional supplements being taken. Women should inform their doctors about their pregnancy status, use of birth control pills (oral), along with their history of pregnancy. Ask about the usage of the medicine, its duration, frequency and expected benefits and risks.

Q: How should I report Metolar Inj side effects?

A: If you experience any side effects, get in touch with your doctor or your community pharmacist immediately. This can, in turn, prove useful by giving information about the safety of this medicine when you report the side effects which you experienced.

Q: What special care must I take during the course of my treatment?

A: Report any of the symptoms like reduced heart rate, vertigo, sexual problems, giddiness, etc to your physician so that necessary steps are taken to avoid any further complications.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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