BENEFITS OF MET XL TABLET ER
In Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Met XL 50 Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called long-acting beta-blocker. Met XL 50 Tablet works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps it to beat with less force. This lowers your blood pressure and helps in reducing your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future. This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.
SIDE EFFECTS OF MET XL TABLET ER
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Met XL
- Slow heart rate
HOW TO USE MET XL TABLET ER
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Met XL 50 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Met XL 50 Tablet with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
HOW MET XL TABLET ER WORKS
Met XL 50 Tablet is a long-acting beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Met XL 50 Tablet.
Met XL 50 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Met XL 50 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Met XL 50 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Met XL 50 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Met XL 50 Tablet is recommended.
Met XL 50 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Met XL 50 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.