Seloken Xl 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets
Seloken Xl 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Seloken Xl 50mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

By ASTRAZENECA PHARMA INDIA LTD
30 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Metoprolol(50.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Seloken XL 50 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and various other heart-related conditions such as angina (chest pain), heart failure. It contains Metoprolol as an active i...
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uses

Uses of Seloken Xl 50 MG

  • Seloken XL 50 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure mainly, along with certain heart conditions such as angina (chest pain), irregular heart rhythms and heart failure.
  • Decreased blood pressure helps prevent other conditions like stroke, heart attack and migraine.
contraindications

Contraindications of Seloken Xl 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to metoprolol or any other ingredients of Seloken XL 50 mg tablet.
  • If you have any heart conditions such as heart block, uncontrolled heart failure.
  • If you have asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or any lung condition.
  • If you have sick sinus syndrome.
  • If you have low blood pressure, diabetes.
  • If you have blood circulation problems.
  • If you have kidney or liver disease.
  • If you have an electrolyte imbalance, acid-base imbalance.
  • If you have decreased heart rate.
  • If you have a condition called phaeochromocytoma.
  • If you are on medication like verapamil, diltiazem, disopyramide (heart medicine).
sideEffects

Side effects of Seloken Xl 50 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Seloken Xl 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Seloken XL 50 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Seloken XL 50 mg tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Seloken XL 50 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Metoprolol passes into the breast milk in small amounts, you should consult your doctor before using Seloken XL 50 mg tablet while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience any allergic reactions after taking Seloken XL 50 mg tablet.
  • You have any medical conditions such as diabetes, heart condition, liver or kidney disease or blood circulation problems.
  • You have respiratory conditions like asthma, obstructive lungs disease (COPD).
  • You are on treatment to reduce your allergic reaction.
  • You are suffering from a condition - phaeochromocytoma.
  • You have an overactive thyroid.
  • You are suffering from a skin condition called psoriasis.
  • You are scheduled to have surgery, inform the doctor that you are taking this medicine.
  • Seloken XL 50 mg tablet is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Seloken Xl 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Seloken XL 50 mg 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Seloken Xl 50 MG

Seloken XL 50 mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, without food. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Take it at a fixed time for optimal re...
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interactions

Interactions of Seloken Xl 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of medications used to treat diabetes such as insulin may be increased with Seloken XL 50 mg tablet.
  • Medicine used to treat heart failure like digoxin may alter the effect.
  • Medicine used to treat heart conditions such as verapamil, diltiazem, nifedipine can cause decreased heart rate, low blood pressure when used along with this medicine.
  • Pain-killer medicines like diclofenac, indomethacin may decrease the effect of Seloken XL 50 mg tablet.
  • Rifampicin (anti-tubercular) may decrease the effect of Seloken XL 50 mg tablet, whereas paroxetine, fluoxetine, sertraline (mood elevator), cimetidine (acid-lowering), hydralazine (anti-allergic), li...
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  • Concurrent use of hormonal pills such as oestrogen, decreases the anti-hypertensive action of this medicine.
  • Concurrent use of certain medicines such as aldesleukin (skin cancer), alprostadil (erectile dysfunction), clonazepam, diazepine (mood and sleep) increases the effect of Seloken XL 50 mg tablet.
  • Discuss with your doctor any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Seloken Xl 50 MG

  • Store Seloken XL 50 mg tablets in the original package, protect from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Seloken Xl 50 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, decreased heart rate, low blood pressure, heart failure, low or high blood sugar levels, decreased oxygen levels, altered electrolyte lev...
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Missed a Dose

Take a dose as soon as you remember 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 Seloken XL 50 mg tablet dosage regimen regular...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What will be the consequences if I stop Seloken XL 50 mg tablet on my own?

A: If you stop taking Seloken XL 50 mg tablet suddenly, you may suffer from chest pain, irregular heartbeat or heart attack. Your doctor might tell you to decrease the dose gradually. Don’t suddenly stop taking metoprolol which is a beta-blocker medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q: What special precautions should I follow when on Seloken XL 50 mg tablet?

A: If you experience any symptoms of dizziness, syncope, vision problems, sexual dysfunction, slowing of heart rate, etc, 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: I have asthma. Is it safe for me to take Seloken XL 50 mg tablet?

A: Some conditions like asthma might affect the use of Seloken XL 50 mg tablet. Inform your doctor in detail about all the medical conditions and medications, before taking Seloken XL 50 mg tablet.

Q: Is Seloken XL 50 mg tablet a beta-blocker?

A: Yes, Seloken XL 50 mg tablet is a selective beta-blocker that is specific to the heart muscles.

Q: Does Seloken XL 50 tablet work as a blood thinner?

A: No, Seloken XL 50 mg tablet is not a blood thinner medicine. This medicine acts by relaxing the blood vessels, which eases the blood flow and decreases the load on the heart as well as improves oxygen supply. Thus, reduces the risk of heart-related condition and pain such as chest pain in angina.

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ContainsMetoprolol(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, certain heart conditions
Side effectsDizziness, headache, nausea
Last Updated on: 21 Jul 2021 | 11:09 AM (IST)
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