Seloken Xl 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Seloken Xl 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Seloken Xl 25mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

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Medical Description

Seloken XL 25 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure, heart-related chest pain, and irregular heart rhythm. It contains metoprolol as its active ingredient. It acts by relaxing the blood vessels ...
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Uses of Seloken Xl 25 MG

  • Seloken XL 25 tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, heart-related chest pain (angina), and irregular heart rhythm.
  • It also helps to treat and prevent other conditions such as stroke, heart attack, and migraine.

Contraindications of Seloken Xl 25 MG

  • If you are allergic to metoprolol or any other ingredient of Seloken XL 25 tablet.
  • If you have a heart conduction problem (like AV block) or uncontrolled heart failure.
  • If you have sick sinus syndrome (abnormal heart rhythms due to malfunction of sinus node).
  • If you have continuous chest pain that occurs when you are at rest, between midnight and early morning (Prinzmetal's angina).
  • If you have reduced blood supply to your limbs.
  • If you have asthma or a lung disease known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • If you have untreated high blood pressure due to a tumour in the adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma).
  • If you have a condition called metabolic acidosis (increased acidity in your body).
  • If you are using medicines to treat irregular heart rhythms like disopyramide.
  • If you have diabetes associated with frequent low blood sugar levels.
  • If you have low blood pressure.

Side effects of Seloken Xl 25 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Seloken Xl 25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Seloken XL 25 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Seloken XL 25 tablet as there is limited information about its effect during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Seloken XL 25 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Seloken XL 25 tablet may pass into the human breast milk in small amounts. You should consult your doctor before using Seloken XL 25 tablet while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Seloken XL 25 tablet?
A:
Seloken XL 25 tablet can make you feel dizzy or sleepy. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Seloken XL 25 tablet?
A:
Alcohol might increase sleepiness or cause a drop in your blood pressure. Therefore, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Seloken XL 25 tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding.
  • You have asthma.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have a tumour of adrenal gland tissue (pheochromocytoma).
  • You have an overactive thyroid (a condition when the thyroid gland produces too much of the thyroxine hormone).
  • You are suffering from psoriasis.
  • You have a circulation-related problem in the toes, arms, legs, or fingers.
  • You are suffering from a type of chest pain (Prinzmetal’s angina).
  • You recently had a heart attack, chest pain, or heart surgery.

Mode of Action of Seloken Xl 25 MG

How Does It Work?

Seloken XL 25 tablet works by slowing the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels. Thus, this helps in reducing high blood pressure.

Directions for Use of Seloken Xl 25 MG

  • Seloken XL 25 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Seloken Xl 25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Seloken XL 25 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • The effect of medications used to treat diabetes such as insulin may be increased with Seloken XL 25 tablet.
  • Pain-killer medicines like diclofenac and indomethacin may decrease the effect of Seloken XL 25 tablets.
  • Particular care should be taken when using medicines to treat heart failure like digoxin.
  • Medicines used to treat heart conditions such as verapamil, diltiazem, and nifedipine can cause decreased heart rate and low blood pressure when used along with this medicine.
  • Rifampicin (anti-tubercular) may decrease the effect of Seloken XL 25 tablet, whereas paroxetine, fluoxetine, sertraline (mood elevator), cimetidine (acid-lowering), hydralazine (anti-allergic), lidoc...
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  • Concurrent use of hormonal pills such as oestrogen decreases the blood pressure lowering action of this medicine.
  • Concurrent use of certain medicines such as aldesleukin (skin cancer), alprostadil (erectile dysfunction), clonazepam, and diazepine (mood and sleep) increases the effect of Seloken XL 25 tablet.

Storage and disposal of Seloken Xl 25 MG

  • Store Seloken XL 25 tablet in a cool and dry place protected from light and heat.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Seloken Xl 25 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Seloken XL 25 tablet include nausea, vomiting, and low blood pressure. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the ne...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Seloken XL 25 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not tak...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the consequences if I stop Seloken XL 25 tablet on my own?

A: If you stop a medicine like Seloken XL 25 tablet 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 while on treatment with Seloken XL 25 tablet?

A: If you experience any symptoms of dizziness, fainting, vision problems, 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 treatment with Seloken XL 25 tablet?

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 their pregnancy, use of oral birth control pills and other vital information like history of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure if any.

Q: Is Seloken XL 25 tablet a blood thinner?

A: No, Seloken XL 25 tablet does not belong to a class of blood thinners but is a beta-blocker that is used to control high blood pressure.

Q: When should I take Seloken XL 25 tablet?

A: Seloken XL 25 tablet can be taken with or without food, as told by your doctor. But it's important to take it at the same time each day for maximum results.

Q: What is the use of the Seloken XL 25?

A: Seloken XL 25 is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, chest pain (angina pectoris) and irregular heart rhythm. It also helps prevent other conditions such as stroke, heart attack and migraine.

Q: How to take Seloken XL 25 tablet?

  • Seloken XL 25 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Take it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • Do not consume more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Seloken XL 25 cause weight gain?

A: Yes, Seloken XL 25 tablet may cause weight gain. However, it is a very rare occurrence. If you experience changes in your weight while taking this medicine, please talk to your doctor.
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SELOKEN XL

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ContainsMetoprolol(25.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, angina, irregular heart rhythm
Side effectsDizziness, headache, stomach pain, nausea
Last Updated on: 02 May 2022 | 10:50 AM (IST)
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