Metolar

Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd

Contains / Salt: Metoprolol (50 mg)

Prescription Required

760 people have bought this recently

Metolar

Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd

Contains / Salt: Metoprolol (50 mg)

Prescription Required

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Metolar Information

Metolar is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet,Capsule,Injection,Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of High BP. Other than this, Metolar has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Metolar depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Common side effects of Metolar include Slow heart rate (pulse). Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Metolar can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Metolar are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

In addition, Metolar's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Metolar's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Metolar is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate) as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Metolar contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Metolar have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Metolar, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

  1. Metolar Benefits & Uses
  2. Metolar Dosage & How to Take
  3. Metolar Side Effects
  4. Metolar Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Metolar with Other Drugs
  6. Metolar Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Metolar
  8. Metolar Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Metolar Benefits & Uses

Metolar is used to treat the following -

  1. Angina
  2. High BP Primary
  3. Valvular Heart Disease

Metolar Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Metolar

Metoprolol

Metolar Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Metolar is used -

Metolar Related Warnings

Is the use of Metolar safe for pregnant women?

Metolar shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Metolar safe during breastfeeding?

Metolar may have very limited harmful effects for breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Metolar on the Kidneys?

Using Metolar does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Metolar on the Liver?

Metolar has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Metolar on the Heart?

Metolar may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Metolar with Other Drugs

Metolar should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Metolar Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Metolar unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Metolar

Is this Metolar habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Metolar is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Metolar, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Metolar can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Metolar only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Metolar is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Metolar Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Metolar

Some foods when eaten with Metolar can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Metolar

Taking alcohol with Metolar can be dangerous.

Severe

Metolar FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

How long can I safely take Metolar?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Take Metolar as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Metolar?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Metolar is a brand name of metoprolol. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called beta blocker. It is used to treat chest pain, heart failure, and high blood pressure. It also helps to prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Metolar cause cough?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Yes, Metolar causes a cough. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you experience a severe cough after taking this medicine then inform the doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Metolar cause hair loss?

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Rarely Metolar causes hair loss. However, if you experience hair loss after taking this medicine then inform to doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

Question about 2 years ago

How does Metolar work?

Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , General Physician

Metolar works by inhibiting the functioning of certain natural chemicals in the body like epinephrine, which in turn leads to the widening of the blood vessels. This abolishes heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 148-149
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 847-850