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Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's

Manufacturer

Sanofi India Ltd

Composition

METOPROLOL-50MG + RAMIPRIL-5MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's

Product Details

About Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's

Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is a combination drug, containing Enalapril (ACE inhibitors), and Propranolol (beta-blocker). It collectively treats high blood pressure and prevents the chance of having heart failure or stroke in future. Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a chronic condition in which the force exerted by the blood against the artery walls becomes so high to cause heart or kidney diseases.

Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is composed of Enalapril and Propranolol. Together they work by relaxing and widening our blood vessels (veins and arteries). It lowers the raised blood pressure and makes it easier for the heart to pump blood efficiently around the body. Hence, the chance of having any heart attack, stroke, heart-related chest pain (angina) or other cardiovascular diseases reduces significantly.

Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's can be taken orally with or without food or as directed by your physician. Swallow the whole tablet with a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is preferable to take at the same time every day for better results. Some people may experience Common side effects like headache, dizziness, non-productive tickling cough, bronchitis, sinusitis, dyspnoea, gastrointestinal inflammation, digestive disturbances, abdominal discomfort, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, rash, muscle spasms, myalgia (muscular pain), increase in blood potassium levels, fainting due to sudden low blood pressure, chest pain, fatigue, photosensitivity, taste disturbance, blurred vision, dry eyes and tinnitus (ringing sound in the ear), has been reported in patients taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's. Most of the side effects of Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Try not to stop taking this medicine of your own. Even if your blood pressure is normal, you should not stop using Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's as blood pressure has no symptoms and stopping Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's may worsen your condition. Let your doctor know if you have any liver, kidney or heart problems, are pregnant or breastfeeding. You should monitor your blood pressure regularly to be sure that Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is working efficiently. And also, a healthy diet, regular exercise is necessary to keep blood pressure under control.

You should stop taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's in case of angioedema (severe allergic reactions characterized by swelling under the skin, often around face, lips or throat). Patients with diabetes, skeletal muscle disease (like myopathy and rhabdomyolysis), thyrotoxicosis/thyroid storm (high level of thyroid hormones), jaundice or marked increase in liver enzymes, and aortic valve stenosis (narrowed heart valve) should take with caution and under medical supervision only. Patients with impaired liver and kidney function (especially elderly above 65 years) should consult a doctor before taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolyte (sodium, potassium, calcium etc.) is recommended while taking treatment with Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's.

Uses of Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's

Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Directions for Use

Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's have to be swallowed with sufficient amounts of water (approx. ½ glass). The tablet form of Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's must not be crushed, or chewed and can be taken before, during or after a meal.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's

Common side effects like headache, dizziness, non-productive tickling cough, bronchitis, sinusitis, dyspnoea, gastrointestinal inflammation, digestive disturbances, abdominal discomfort, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, rash, muscle spasms, myalgia (muscular pain), increase in blood potassium levels, fainting due to sudden low blood pressure, chest pain, fatigue, photosensitivity, taste disturbance, blurred vision, dry eyes and tinnitus (ringing sound in ear), has been reported in patients taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is contraindicated if you have high amounts of potassium in your blood (shown in blood test results). Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's may affect your ability to drive or operate heavy machinery if taken with alcohol. Try not to stop taking this medicine of your own. Even if your blood pressure is normal, you should not stop using Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's as blood pressure has no symptoms and stopping Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's may worsen your condition. Let your doctor know if you have any liver, kidney or heart problems, are pregnant or breastfeeding. You should monitor your blood pressure regularly to be sure that Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is working efficiently. Intake of Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's should be stopped in case of angioedema (severe allergic reactions characterized by swelling under the skin, often around face, lips or throat). Patients with diabetes, skeletal muscle disease (like myopathy and rhabdomyolysis), thyrotoxicosis/thyroid storm (high level of thyroid hormones), jaundice or marked increase in liver enzymes, and aortic valve stenosis (narrowed heart valve) should take with caution and under medical supervision only. Patients with impaired liver and kidney function (especially elderly above 65 years) should consult a doctor before taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's. Regular monitoring of kidney function and electrolyte (sodium, potassium, calcium etc.) is recommended while taking treatment with Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended not to consume alcohol along with Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's to avoid unpleasant side-effects.

  • Pregnancy

    Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is not recommended during pregnancy unless your doctor considers it essential. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is not recommended while breastfeeding

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is unlikely to affect your ability to drive or to operate machinery. However, some people may occasionally feel dizzy or tired when taking Propranolol. If this happens to you, ask your doctor for advice.

  • Liver

    Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

  • Kidney

    Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

Other Information (CAR0713)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

No, alcohol should be avoided while taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's as it may cause excessive drowsiness and also it increases the chances of high blood pressure. For better advise, you should consult your doctor if you can take Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's with alcohol.

Generally, Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is not advised in pregnancy and is contraindicated, so its intake may affect the unborn baby. It is advisable to consult your doctor.

When you are taking a beta-blocker, your health care provider may recommend that you limit your consumption of bananas and other high potassium foods including papaya, tomato, avocado and kale.

Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's is unlikely to cause dizziness. However, some people may occasionally feel dizzy or tired when taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's. If this happens to you, ask your doctor for advice.

If you forget to take Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's at any time, take it as soon as you remember, then continue to take it at the usual times. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.

Before surgery, you should inform your doctor that you are taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's as it can reduce your blood pressure when used along with anaesthesia which is given before a major operation.

It is advised to continue your medicine even after your blood pressure is under control or becomes normal as blood pressure can shot up any time. If you have any discomfort, please consult your doctor immediately.

Serum sodium, serum potassium, white blood cells, kidney or renal function should be closely monitored before taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's.

Use of Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's in diabetes may mask tachycardia (fast heart rate) occurring with low blood sugar level, but other symptoms like dizziness and sweating may not be significantly affected. Use of Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's in patients with overactive thyroid may mask the risk signs like tachycardia (fast heart rate) and sudden stoppage of Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's may precipitate a thyroid storm leading to life threatening conditions. So, if you are a thyroid or diabetic patients always consult a doctor before taking Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Sanofi House, CTS No.117-B, L&T Business Park, Saki Vihar Road, Powai, Mumbai 400072

Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's

Cardace Meto 5mg Tablet 10's

MRP: 251.60

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