What is PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet used for?
PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina, heart attack and congestive heart failure.
PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet work?
In PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet , Metoprolol Succinate belongs to the class of drugs called beta-blockers. This drug acts on the B1 receptors of the heart to decrease the heart rate and cardiac output. This inhibits the renin angiotensin aldosterone system, which causes vasodilation and decrease in sodium and water retention.
Ramipril belongs to the class of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It acts by blocking the angiotensin-converting enzyme in the renin angiotensin aldosterone system. This inhibits the effects of angiotensin-1 and decreases the blood pressure.
How to take PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.
If you miss a dose of PROLOMET R 25mg 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 PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet?
Drugs that interact with PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet include the following:
- Citric acid
- Potassium Chloride
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 PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet?
The following are the most common side effects of PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet
- Stomach pain
- Dry mouth
The following are the severe side effects, and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Blurred vision
- Cloudy urine
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 PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet or similar drugs.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause chest pain or even heart attack.
- Be cautious if you have a history of diabetes and asthma.
- Consult the doctor before taking any other drug along with PROLOMET R 25mg Tablet.
- Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.
You are advised not to take PROLOMET R 25mg 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.
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