Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S is a selective beta-1 blocker, which affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). It is commonly available as succinate and tartrate derivatives depending on whether Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S formulation is designed for immediate- or extended-release. It is also used to lower the risk of death or the need for hospitalization due to a heart failure.
Uses of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S
- Angina (chest pain).
- hypertension (high blood pressure).
Contraindications of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S
- Severe liver disease
Side effects of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S
- Neuropsychological disturbances.
- Worsening of heart failure itself and excessive slowing of heart rate.
- High Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S dosage can lead to dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, and diarrhoea.
- Sexual dysfunction.
- Worsening of diabetes.
- Stomach pain or constipation.
- Shortness of breath.
Precautions and Warnings of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S
Can I take Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S during pregnancy?
Avoid the use of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult the doctor before consuming this drug.
Can I take Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S while breastfeeding?
Avoid Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S use while breastfeeding as it can pass into the mother’s milk. Monitor the infant closely if taking the drug.
Can I drive if I have consumed Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S?
Consumption of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S may lead to dizziness and sleepiness. Therefore, avoid this medicine if you are going to drive.
Can I consume alcohol with Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S?
You should not consume alcohol while taking Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S as it may increase sleepiness or induce a drop in blood pressure.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Avoiding the consumption of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S may lead to allergic reactions, diabetes, heart problems or muscle weakness, kidney or liver problems, asthma and chest pain (Prinzmetal’s angina).
Mode of Action of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S
How Does It Work?
Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S blocks ?1 adrenergic receptors in the heart muscle cells. It works by blocking the action of some natural chemicals, such as epinephrine, thereby reducing the blood pressure and heart rate.
Directions for Use of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S
It is advisable to take this medicine as per your physician's advice. Use plenty of water to rehydrate. Confirm its usage with your pharmacist and do not modify the dosage or discontinue it, even if you feel better. In case of any unusual observations, contact the physician immediately.
Interactions of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S
Interactions with other medicines
- Drugs used to treat fits (phenobarbital)
- Drugs used to treat heart problems (amlodipine)
- Painkillers such as Diclofenac
- Antidepressants like fluoxetine
- Antipsychotic medicines
- Antiretrovirals like ritonavir
- Antihistamines like Diphenhydramine
- Drugs used for the treatment of malaria (hydroxychloroquine)
Interactions with food items
- orange juice
Other general Interactions
There is no relevant information for this product.
Storage and disposal of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S
Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S should be stored at room temperature and keep away from sunlight and moisture. Keep away from children. Discard the expired product and do not use it beyond the expiry date.
Dosage of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S
- breathing disorders.
- wheezing (whistle-like sound from the chest).
- missing heartbeat.
- excessive slowing of heartbeats.
- swelling of the hands, feet, ankles or lower legs.
- shakiness, dizziness.
- sweating or confusion.
- blurred vision.
- pale colour.
- numbness or tingling of the mouth.
- Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S overdose may lead to fatal consequences.
Missed a Dose
Complete the scheduled course as prescribed by the medical practitioner. If the prescribed dose is missed, take the drug as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skip the missed one. Avoid skipping or taking an extra dose of the medication.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I stop the drug on my own?
A: The beta-blocker should not be discontinued abruptly without consulting with the doctor.
Q: What special precautions should I take before taking this drug?
A: If you experience any symptoms of dizziness, syncope, vision problems, sexual dysfunction or slowing of heart rate, adjust the dose after immediate consultation with your doctor.
Q: Should I take Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S in the morning or night ?
A: The first dose of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S may make you feel dizzy, so take it at bedtime. If you don't feel dizzy after that, you can take it in the morning. Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S is usually taken once or twice a day, but sometimes it can be taken up to 4 times a day if prescribed by the doctor.
Q: Can I give Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S along with food or milk to my child?
A: It is advisable to contact the doctor before consuming Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S with food or milk.
Q: Can the consumption of Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S lead to kidney failure?
A: Prolomet Xl 12.5mg Tab 10'S can damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart and kidneys resulting in a stroke, heart failure or kidney failure.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 12:15 PM (IST)
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