MET XL T 50mg Tablet 10's


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Drug Information for MET XL T 50mg Tablet 10's

What is MET XL T 50mg Tablet used for?

MET XL T 50mg Tablet is used for the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Hypertension
  • Heart failure
  • Stroke
  • Heart attack
  • Chest pain
  • Migraine
  • Arrhythmia
  • Kidney problems

MET XL T 50mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does MET XL T 50mg Tablet work?

In MET XL T 50mg Tablet, Metoprolol Succinate belongs to the class of drugs called anti-hypertensives. This drug helps in blocking the beta receptors, which relaxes the blood vessels and slows down the heart rate, cardiac output and blood pressure.

Telmisartan belongs to the class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers. It works by vasoconstriction, which lowers the blood pressure. It also acts by blocking the synthesis of aldosterone.

How to take MET XL T 50mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take MET XL T 50mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take MET XL T 50mg Tablet with or without food.

If you miss a dose of MET XL T 50mg Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with MET XL T 50mg Tablet?

Drugs that interact with MET XL T 50mg Tablet are:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Amlodipine
  • Aspirin
  • Atorvastatin
  • Celecoxib
  • Cetirizine
  • Clopidogrel
  • Gabapentin
  • Levothyroxine
  • Losartan
  • Metformin
  • Metoprolol
  • Omeprazole
  • Pantoprazole
  • Pregabalin
  • Rosuvastatin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of MET XL T 50mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects, of MET XL T 50mg Tablet:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Headache

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Sinus inflammation
  • Increased blood potassium levels

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking MET XL T 50mg Tablet?

  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on MET XL T 50mg Tablet
  • Avoid MET XL T 50mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if the MET XL T 50mg Tablet cause dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid MET XL T 50mg Tablet in case of allergic reactions.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.

You are advised not to take MET XL T 50mg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking MET XL T 50mg Tablet?

  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing bleeding problems, liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor if you have any hypersensitivity to any of the drugs in MET XL T 50mg Tablet

Frequently Asked questions about MET XL T 50mg Tablet

  1. Is it safe to take MET XL T 50mg Tablet in case of chronic bronchitis?
  2. It is not advisable to take MET XL T 50mg Tablet for people having a history of chronic bronchitis, as it may worsen side effects. However, please consult your doctor.

  3. Can I consume alcohol while on MET XL T 50mg Tablet?
  4. Do not consume alcohol while taking MET XL T 50mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

  5. Is it common to develop symptoms such as increased thirst or urination while on MET XL T 50mg Tablet?
  6. Increased thirst or urination may be an indication of high blood sugar. Therefore, notify your doctor immediately as you may have to check your blood sugar levels.

  7. Do I need to follow any dietary precautions while on MET XL T 50mg Tablet?
  8. Do not have potassium-rich foods, such as banana and broccoli as MET XL T 50mg Tablet may increase the level of potassium in the blood.

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