Metpure IR 50mg Tablet 10'S

Hypertension Rx required
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
M.R.P.: Rs.58.00

What is METPURE IR 50MG?

  • METPURE IR 50MG contains Metoprolol succinate belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. It is given by oral administration and available as extended-release
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What METPURE IR 50MG is used for?

It is used to treat,

  • high blood pressure
  • a tight pain in the chest caused by insufficient oxygen to the heart (angina pectoris)
  • irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • stable heart failure with symptoms (such as shortness of breath or swollen ankles), when taken together with other medicines for heart failure
  • palpitations (feeling your heart beat) due to non-organic (functional) heart disorders

It is used to prevent:

  • further heart attacks or damage to the heart after a heart attack
  • migraine

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Tell your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to metoprolol succinate, other beta-blockers or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • have heart problems, severe blood circulation problems (severe peripheral arterial disease)
  • have a slow heart rate (less than 50 beats/min)
  • have low blood pressure
  • suffer from increased acidity of the blood (metabolic acidosis)
  • have severe asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  • have untreated phaeochromocytoma (high blood pressure due to a rare tumor in one of your adrenal glands)
  • tight chest pain usually occurring during the night
  • have diabetes mellitus
  • have an overactive thyroid
  • have or have suffered from psoriasis
  • reduced kidney or liver function
  • METPURE IR 50MG is not recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • Always use METPURE IR 50MG for children and adolescents exactly as your doctor has told you
  • METPURE IR 50MG may make you feel tired and dizzy. Make sure you are not affected before you drive or operate machinery, particularly after changing to another medicine or if taken with alcohol

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have taken,

  • other blood pressure lowering medicines such as verapamil and other beta-blockers
  • antiarrhythmics such as disopyramide, amiodarone, quinidine, and propafenone
  • adrenaline (epinephrine), noradrenaline (norepinephrine) or other sympathomimetics
  • medicines used to treat diabetes, the symptoms of low blood sugar may be hidden
  • lidocaine
  • reserpine, alpha-methyldopa, guanfacine, cardiac glycosides
  • cimetidine (for ulcers)
  • terbinafine, rifampicin (for fungal infection and antibiotics)
  • paroxetine, fluoxetine, and sertraline (for depression)
  • hydroxychloroquine (for malaria)
  • chlorpromazine, triflupromazine, chlorprothixene (antipsychotic medications)
  • diphenhydramine (antihistamine)
  • celecoxib, indomethacin (for pain)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Take once daily with a glass of water in the morning
  • Swallow the whole or divided
  • Do not chew or crush before swallowing

Usual doses:

  • High blood pressure: 5 mg once daily. The dose may be increased to 95-190mg once daily if necessary
  • Tight chest pain (Angina pectoris): 95-190 mg once daily
  • Irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia): 95-190 mg once daily
  • Preventive therapy following a heart attack: 190 mg once daily
  • Palpitations due to heart disease: 95 mg once daily. The dose may be increased to 190mg once daily if necessary
  • Prevention of migraine: 95-190 mg once daily
  • Patients with stable heart failure: Always follow your doctor’s advice

Patients with impaired liver function:

  • If you have severely impaired liver function your doctor may adjust the dose. Always follow your doctor’s advice

If you take more METPURE IR 50MG

  • If you have accidentally taken more than the prescribed dose, contact your nearest casualty department or tell your doctor at once

If you forget to take METPURE IR 50MG

  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember, then go on as before. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten medicine

If you stop taking METPURE IR 50MG

  • Do not suddenly stop taking METPURE IR 50MG as this may cause worsening of heart failure and increase the risk of heart attack. Only change the dose or stop the treatment in consultation with your doctor
Very Rare

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • allergic reaction such as itchy skin rash, flushing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat or difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • feeling faint on standing due to low blood pressure
  • tiredness, slow heartbeat
  • difficulty in maintaining balance (very rarely with fainting)
  • cold hands and feet
  • palpitations, dizziness, headache
  • feeling sick, diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain
  • shortness of breath with strenuous physical activity
  • temporary worsening of symptoms of heart failure
  • fluid retention (swelling)
  • chest pain, pins and needles
  • muscle cramps
  • vomiting, weight gain, depression
  • reduced concentration
  • difficulty in sleeping (insomnia)
  • drowsiness, nightmares
  • shortness of breath
  • skin rash
  • increased sweating
  • worsening of diabetes
  • nervousness, anxiety
  • visual disturbances
  • dry or irritated eyes
  • conjunctivitis (a kind of eye infection)
  • impotence (inability to obtain an erection)
  • Peyronie’s syndrome (bending of penis on erection)
  • irregular heartbeat
  • heart conduction disturbances
  • dry mouth
  • runny nose
  • hair loss
  • changes in liver function tests
  • changes in blood cells counts (thrombocytopenia, leukopenia)
  • forgetfulness
  • confusion
  • hallucinations
  • mood changes
  • ringing in the ears
  • hearing problems
  • taste changes
  • inflammation of the liver (hepatitis)
  • sensitivity to light
  • worsening or new psoriasis (a type of skin disease)
  • muscle weakness
  • joint pain
  • tissue death in patients with severe blood circulation problems
Additional Information


  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not take this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)

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