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Starpress Xl 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Starpress Xl 50mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 107.16
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Starpress Xl 50 MG Description

Starpress XL 50 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure and various other heart-related conditions such as angina (chest pain), heart failure, thus reducing further complications. It contains

metoprolol as an active ingredient. Metoprolol in the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet lowers the raised blood pressure and also has its action specific to the heart muscles. It acts by relaxing the blood vessels thereby reducing the load on the heart and decreasing the blood pressure. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Do not abruptly stop taking this medicine. Uncontrolled high blood pressure may further cause harm to the health of an individual by increasing the risk of damage to various organs such as the eye, brain, heart, kidney, etc. Before using the Starpress XL 50, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹91.09
You Save₹16.07 (15% on MRP)
ContainsMetoprolol(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, angina, irregular heart rhythm
Side effectsDizziness, headache, nausea, decrease blood pressure
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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uses

Uses of Starpress Xl 50 MG

  • Starpress XL 50 mg Tablet 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.
contraindications

Contraindications of Starpress Xl 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to metoprolol or any other ingredient of the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet.
  • If you are suffering from a heart conduction problem (like AV block) or uncontrolled heart failure.
  • If you are suffering from 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 (peripheral arterial disease).
  • If you have severe asthma or a lung disease known as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
  • If you are suffering from 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 (hypoglycaemia).
  • If you are suffering from low blood pressure (hypotension).
sideEffects

Side effects of Starpress Xl 50 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Starpress Xl 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Starpress 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 the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Metoprolol passes into the breastmilk in small amounts, you should consult your doctor before using the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet while breastfeeding
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet?
A:
Starpress 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 the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet?
A:
Alcohol might increase sleepiness or cause a drop in your blood pressure. Therefore, avoid drinking alcohol while taking the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding.
  • You have asthma.
  • You have diabetes, caution is required.
  • 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Starpress Xl 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Starpress XL 50 mg tablet works by slowing the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels. Thus, reducing high blood pressure.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Starpress Xl 50 MG

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

Interactions of Starpress Xl 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of medications used to treat diabetes such as insulin may be increased with the Starpress 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.
  • Painkiller medicines like diclofenac, indomethacin may decrease the effectiveness of the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet.
  • Rifampicin (anti-tubercular) may decrease the effectiveness of the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet, whereas paroxetine, fluoxetine, sertraline (mood elevator), cimetidine (acid-lowering), hydralazine (anti-...
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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 the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Starpress Xl 50 MG

  • Store the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet in original packing to protect it from light and heat.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Starpress Xl 50 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, heart failure, shock, loss of consciousness, coma, bluish colour of the lips, tongue and skin, low levels of ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do no...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What are the consequences if I stop the Starpress XL 50 mg tablet on my own?

A: If you stop taking the Starpress XL 50 mg 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 metoprolol, a beta-blocker medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q: What special precautions should I follow while taking Starpress xl 50?

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 the Starpress XL 50 mg 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 pregnancy, use of oral birth control pills and other vital information like history of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure if any.

Q: Is the Starpress Xl 50mg Tablet a blood thinner?

A: No, the Starpress Xl 50 mg Tablet does not belong to a class of blood thinners but is a beta-blocker that is used to control high blood pressure.

Q: What is the composition of Starpress Xl 50 mg?

A: The compositon of Starpress Xl 50 consists of metoprolol, which is an anti-hypertensive medicine.

Q: What are the side effects of Starpress Xl 50 mg?

A: Tiredness, dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting are a few common side effects of Starpress Xl 50. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve with time.

Q: What is the function of Starpress XL 50?

A: Starpress XL 50 mg tablet works by slowing the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels. Thus, reducing high blood pressure.
Product Details
Brand
STARPRESS XL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/07/2025
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 12:19 PM (IST)
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