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METOPROLOL SUCCINATE 25MG+RAMIPRIL 2.5MG (XL)
By LUPIN LTD
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Drug Information

What is Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination used for?

Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, angina, heart attack and congestive heart failure.

Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination work?

In Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination,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 Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination 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 Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination, 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 Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination?

Drugs that interact with Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination include the following:

  • Aliskiren
  • Aminophylline
  • Citric acid
  • Diltiazem
  • Dolasetron
  • Ephedrine
  • Irbesartan
  • Nebivolol
  • Potassium Chloride
  • Spironolactone
  • Theophylline

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 Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination?

The following are the most common side effects of Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination

  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Bloating
  • Irritability
  • Sneezing
  • Tiredness
  • Dry mouth

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

  • Blurred vision
  • Sweating
  • Chills
  • Cloudy urine
  • Fainting
  • Confusion
  • Hypotension

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 Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination 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 Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination.
  • Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.

You are advised not to take Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril 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 Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of pulmonary diseases, heart diseases, kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform the doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently asked questions about Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril

  1. Can I consume alcohol while on Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination?
  2. Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while on Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination, as it can increase the risk of side effects.

  3. How should I store Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination?
  4. Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination must be stored at room temperature, away from sunlight.

  5. Should I follow any special dietary instructions while taking Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination?
  6. You must follow a low-salt diet while on while on Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination. Consult your doctor for further information.

  7. Is it safe to alter the dose of Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination?
  8. No. Do not change the dose of Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination without medical consultation.

  9. Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while on Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril Combination?
  10. You must monitor your blood pressure on a regular basis while taking Metoprolol Succinate + Ramipril combination.

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