Prolomet Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Prolomet Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Prolomet Xl 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Prolomet Xl 50 MG Description

Prolomet XL 50 tablet is an anti-hypertensive medicine. It uses to treat high blood pressure and various other heart-related conditions such as angina (chest pain) and heart failure and also reduces t...
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ContainsMetoprolol(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, angina (chest pain), prevent heart attack and migraine
Side effectsDizziness, headache, difficulty in breathing, low blood pressure
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Prolomet Xl 50 MG

  • Prolomet XL 50 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure mainly, along with certain heart conditions such as angina (chest pain) and heart failure.
  • It also helps prevent other conditions like stroke, heart attack and migraine.

Contraindications of Prolomet Xl 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to metoprolol or any other ingredients of the Prolomet XL 50 tablet.
  • If you have any heart condition such as heart block, uncontrolled heart failure, etc.
  • If you have asthma or any lung condition.
  • If you have low blood pressure or diabetes.
  • If you have renal or liver disease.
  • If you have an electrolyte imbalance or acid-base imbalance.
  • If you have a decreased heart rate.
  • If you are on medication like Verapamil, Diltiazem and Disopyramide (heart medicine).

Side effects of Prolomet Xl 50 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Prolomet Xl 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Prolomet XL 50 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Use of Prolomet 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Prolomet XL 50 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Metoprolol passes into the breastmilk in low amounts, thus consult your doctor before using the Prolomet XL 50 tablet while breastfeeding.

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Prolomet Xl 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Prolomet 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.

Directions for Use of Prolomet Xl 50 MG

Prolomet XL 50 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, preferably with or immediately after meals. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. ...
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Interactions of Prolomet Xl 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Prolomet 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, which includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatments if you a...
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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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Storage and disposal of Prolomet Xl 50 MG

  • Store Prolomet XL 50 tablets below 50°C. Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Prolomet Xl 50 MG

Overdose

Excess of Prolomet 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. If yo...
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Missed a Dose

Take a dose as soon as you remember it, 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 Prolomet XL 50 tablet dosage regimen regul...
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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: Can I take Prolomet XL 50 tablet with milk?

A: You may take Prolomet XL 50 tablet with milk. However, inform your doctor about it. Avoid taking the tablet with orange, grapefruit or apple juice.

Q: I was diagnosed with malaria last month. Can I take the Prolomet XL 50 tablet prescription?

A: Malaria medications like Hydroxychloroquine might interact with the activity of Prolomet XL 50 tablet. Inform your doctor if you are still taking malaria medications before taking the Prolomet XL 50 tablet.

Q: Is it okay to take painkillers while taking the Prolomet XL 50 tablet?

A: Certain painkillers might interact with Prolomet XL 50 tablet. Ask your doctor for the right pain-killer you can use while taking Prolomet XL 50 tablet.

Q: Is it safe for my child to take Prolomet XL 50 tablet?

A: No, Prolomet XL 50 tablet should not be used in children below 18 years of age.

Q: Are there any dietary restrictions to follow while taking the Prolomet XL 50 tablet?

A: There are no dietary restrictions to follow while taking the Prolomet XL 50 tablet.

Q: How to stop Prolomet XL 50 tablet?

A: You should never stop taking the Prolomet XL 50 tablet. Sudden stopping of this medicine can be fatal and life-threatening. It can cause palpitations, irregular heartbeats, heart failure known as hypertensive crisis. In case you experience any side effects then consult your doctor, he might suggest alternatives that are suitable for you.

Q: Is Metoprolol and Prolomet same?

A: Yes, Prolomet contains metoprolol, as its active ingredient.

Q: Is Prolomet XL 50 habit-forming?

A: No, it is not a habit-forming medicine.

Q: Can the use of Prolomet XL 50 cause gas problems?

A: Prolomet XL 50 may cause stomach discomfort as its common side effect. It is advised to take this medicine with meals to avoid gas problems. Talk to your doctor if these symptoms are causing trouble.

Q: Can Prolomet XL 50 be taken twice a day?

A: The dose and frequency of Prolomet Xl 50 vary among individuals depending on the severity of the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor. It is advisable to take it at a regular time each day for optimum results.

Q: Can I stop Prolomet XL?

A: No, Prolomet xl 50 should not be immediately stopped after relieving the symptoms. If you wish to stop the treatment, speak to your doctor. The doctor might switch to any other medicine before stopping this medicine. Gradual weening of the medication should be done to avoid adverse effects.

Q: No, the Prolomet Xl 50 tablet is not a blood thinner. It is an antihypertensive medicine. 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. Prolomet XL 50 is used to lower the raised blood pressure and other associated complications.

A: No, the Prolomet Xl 50 tablet is not a blood thinner. It is an antihypertensive medicine. 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. Met XL 25 is used to lower the raised blood pressure and other associated complications.
Product Details
Brand
PROLOMET XL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/03/2024
Last Updated on: 20 Apr 2022 | 04:20 PM (IST)

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