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Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL

Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Metoprolol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 07, 2019

This medication is prescribed to patients to improve heart function and control blood flow through the vessels. It is used in the treatment of hypertension, high blood pressure and angina. The drug effectively blocks the action of a few body chemicals that occur naturally in the body.

The medicine can be taken either before or after a meal. The dosage of the drug depends on the severity of the condition. The doctor may increase dosage as per requirement. Over dosage of this medicine should be avoided. In case of accidental over dosage, emergency medical care should be acquired. The medicine is not recommended for patients who have coronary heart disease or blood circulation issues.

The medicine is useful against the following conditions:

This medicine causes side effects such as:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect lasts for 3 to 6 hours upon administration.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect can be observed within an hour of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Consult your doctor before taking this medicine during breastfeeding.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
  • Overdose instructions

    An overdose of this medication can cause some serious effects.

The drug blocks beta receptors sites in the heart, blood vessels, and lungs. This results in inhibition of epinephrine resulting in relaxed blood vessels. Thus, the pressure is lowered and blood flow to the heart is improved.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients suffering from heart block, liver disease, glaucoma, asthma and diabetes should exercise caution.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Use of alcohol should be avoided while taking Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL especially when you start taking the medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Multivitamin with Minerals

    Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL should be used with caution if you are taking vitamin and mineral supplement. Report the usage of supplements to the doctor so that dose adjustments and safety monitoring can be done. There should be a gap of at least 2 hours between the consumption of these two medicines.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    The medicine interacts with amlodipine, diltiazem, aminophylline and ergotamine.

Ques: What is Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL?

Ans: Prolomet tablet is a medication which has Metoprolol as an active ingredient present in it. This medicine performs its action by slowing down the heart rate in the body.

Ques: What are the uses of Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL?

Ans: Prolomet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like angina pectoris, cardiac disorders and heart failure.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL?

Ans: Stomach disorders, nausea, breath shortness, vomiting, fatigue, slow heart rate and dizziness are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL?

Ans: Prolomet xl should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication’s consumption is not timed according to your meal.

Ques: How long do I need to use Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. It is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: If you are under the usage of this medication, it is recommended to avoid high-fat meals.

Ques: Will Prolomet Xl 50 MG Tablet XL be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: There is no need to take this medication more than its recommended doses. Taking over-dosage of this medication may trigger side effects.
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