FAQs ABOUT BITMET 25 TABLET
How BITMET 25 TABLET work?
In hypertension, BITMET 25 TABLET works by blocking the effect of adrenaline on the heart and decreasing cardiac output, also reducing the outflow of sympathetic neurons and suppressing renin activity (normally responsible for an increase in blood pressure). Together, these actions lower blood pressure effectively.
In angina pectoris, BITMET 25 TABLET works by blocking adrenaline effects on the heart and decreases the heart rate, blood pressure, and extent of heart contraction. It also reduces the oxygen requirements of the heart, providing relief from angina.
In heart failure, BITMET 25 TABLET slows down the heart rate and makes it easier for the heart to pump blood around the body.
What is BITMET 25 TABLET used for?
BITMET 25 TABLET contains Metoprolol, which belongs to the group of medicines called Beta-blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure, angina pectoris (chest pain), and heart failure. It is also used to treat arrhythmias or palpitations and to prevent heart attacks and migraines. Contact your doctor before taking BITMET 25 TABLET.
Can BITMET 25 TABLET be used for treating asthma?
BITMET 25 TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with bronchospastic diseases like asthma or COPD. Contact your doctor before taking it.
Can BITMET 25 TABLET cause high blood sugar?
Yes. BITMET 25 TABLET may raise blood sugar levels and should be used with caution in patients with diabetes or low blood sugar. Contact your doctor before taking BITMET 25 TABLET.
Can BITMET 25 TABLET cause low blood pressure?
Yes. BITMET 25 TABLET can cause low blood pressure and causes dizziness, headache, sweating, and faintness on standing up. Contact your doctor before taking BITMET 25 TABLET.
Can I stop taking BITMET 25 TABLET if I feel better?
Do not stop BITMET 25 TABLET suddenly without informing your physician. As it may lead to an exacerbation of angina pectoris (chest pain) or myocardial infarction (heart attack). Contact your doctor before stop taking it.