Sustameto R Tablet
Sustameto R Tablet

Sustameto R Tablet

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Sustameto R Tablet Description

Sustameto R Tablet is an anti-hypertensive medicine used to treat high blood pressure. It contains metoprolol and ramipril as its active ingredient. The dose and duration of this medicine are decided ...
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ContainsMetoprolol(50.0 Mg),Ramipril(5.0 Mg)
UsesHypertension
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, cough, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Sustameto R Tablet

Sustameto R Tablet is used in the treatment of essential hypertension (high blood pressure without secondary cause).

Contraindications of Sustameto R Tablet

  • If you are allergic to any ingredients present in the Sustameto R Tablet.
  • If you have a known history of angioedema (swelling due to excess fluid filled under the skin).
  • Do not take the Sustameto R Tablet with a combination of sacubitril/valsartan therapy (heart medicine). If you are unsure it is recommended to consult your doctor.
  • If you have any kind of heart-related problem or kidney problems, high/low blood pressure or any other pre-existing health condition.
  • If you are diabetic and having other anti-hypertensive medicines like aliskiren.
  • If you are pregnant.
  • If you have sick sinus syndrome (pacemaker problem in the heart).

Side effects of Sustameto R Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Rashes
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue

Precautions and Warnings of Sustameto R Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sustameto R Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Sustameto R Tablet must not be used during pregnancy as it can cause serious harm to the unborn baby. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sustameto R Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes into the breastmilk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine. Your doctor may suggest alternative therapy. Talk to your doctor for more information.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sustameto R Tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness, drowsiness which results in altered concentration, while on this medicine. Thus, it is recommended to avoid driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sustameto R Tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol along with this medicine may cause dizziness, decrease in blood pressure, etc. Thus, it is advised to avoid consuming alcohol during the treatment. Talk to your doctor if you have a habit of drinking alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of health condition such as heart-related problems like heart failure, chest pain, liver or kidney problem, eye-related problem, low blood pressure, diabetes, etc.
  • You have any allergies.
  • You are an elderly patient that is above 60 years of age.
  • You have any history of surgery or planned for any surgery.
  • You are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • You have decreased blood volume.
  • You have low sodium levels and high potassium levels in the blood. Close monitoring is suggested especially in kidney patients.

Mode of Action of Sustameto R Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Metoprolol helps in relaxing the blood vessels and decrease the heart rate. This helps in improving and increasing the flow of blood and blood pressure is decreased.
  • Ramipril works by inhibiting the formation of angiotensin II which constricts the blood vessels. Thus, the inhibitory action causes the relaxation of blood vessels, lowers the blood pressure and makes...
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Directions for Use of Sustameto R Tablet

  • Sustameto R 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 tablet. It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Sustameto R Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Sustameto R Tablet works or this combination 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. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially, if you are taking any medicines to treat stomach ulcers, high blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, depression, fits, psychiatric problems, bacterial and fungal infections, contraception, d...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are blood thinners like warfarin, immunosuppressants, anti-gout medicines etc.

Storage and disposal of Sustameto R Tablet

  • Store the Sustameto R Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Sustameto R Tablet

Overdose

An overdose of the Sustameto R Tablet can lead to adverse effects like decreased blood pressure, dizziness, low heart rate, etc. Always carry the package of the tablet along with you for easy assessme...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of the Sustameto R Tablet if you have missed taking any dose of this medicine take the missed dose as soon as possible. Never take two doses to compensate for the missed d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Sustameto R Tablet suitable for use for children?

A: Sustameto R Tablet use is not recommended in children below 16 years due to the lack of safety and efficacy.

Q: What precautions should I follow to control my high blood pressure?

  • Restrict salt intake in your diet. Follow a low carb, low-fat food, eat more fruits and leafy vegetables.
  • Avoid packaged food.
  • Exercise regularly for 30- 40 minutes every day.
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Take proper medication as prescribed by your doctor.
Product Details
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SUSTAMETO R
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:31 AM (IST)

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