Metolar 25 mg
Metolar 50 mg
Metolar is a selective β1 receptor blocker used in treatment of hypertension as well as several other diseases of the cardiovascular system. Metolar is used in the treatment of hypertension, to lower blood pressure. It is also used in the long-term treatment of angina pectoris, treatment of stable, symptomatic heart failure of ischemic, hypertensive or cardiomyopathic origin and for Migraine Prophylaxis. The active ingredient present in Metolar is Metoprolol.
Metolar is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure). Metolar is also used to treat or prevent heart attack.
Take Metolar exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Take this medicine at the same time every day. This medicine should be taken with food or just after a meal. It can be divided in half if your doctor has told you to do so. The half tablet should be swallowed whole, without chewing or crushing. Chewing or crushing the tablet could cause too much of the drug to be released at one time.
Do not skip doses or stop taking this medicine without first talking to your doctor. Stopping suddenly may make your condition worse. Your blood pressure will need to be checked often. Visit your doctor regularly. If you need surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using Metolar. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
The side effects of Metolar are given below. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction including: hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: chest pain, pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest, feeling light-headed, fainting, feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion, swelling of your hands or feet, nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes), easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin, wheezing, trouble breathing, depression, confusion, memory problems, hallucinations, cold feeling in your hands and feet.
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