METOLAR INJECTION 5ML
METOLAR INJECTION 5ML belongs to a group of medicines called as beta-blockers used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), heart related chest pain (angina) and protect heart after heart attack (myocardial infarction). Besides this, it also help in relieving symptoms of migraine related headache and tremors (fits). High blood pressure adds to the workload of the heart and arteries.
Hypertension or high blood pressure is a long-term force of the blood against the arteries that may lead to various types of heart diseases. If it continues for a long time, it can damage the blood vessels (arteries) of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of stroke, heart attack and heart related chest pain (angina).
METOLAR INJECTION 5ML plays a vital role in relaxing our blood vessels by blocking the action of certain natural substances in your body. It helps in slowing down the heart rate making it easier for pumping more blood around your body. 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.
METOLAR INJECTION 5ML can be taken orally with or without food or as directed by your physician. METOLAR INJECTION 5ML is preferable to take at the same time every day for better results. You may have common side like feeling dizzy or exhausted, cold hands or feet, difficulty in sleeping and having nightmares. These side effects are usually mild and short lived. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Don't stop taking $ name without talking to your doctor first. Stopping METOLAR INJECTION 5ML abruptly may cause changes in your heart rhythm and blood pressure, cause chest pain, or a heart attack. Your doctor will lower your dose gradually over a period of time to help prevent these symptoms. You should not use METOLAR INJECTION 5ML if you have very slow heartbeat, asthma, serious heart condition (sick sinus syndrome), or any heart blockage.
METOLAR INJECTION 5ML should not be given to the children less than 12 years of age. Before taking METOLAR INJECTION 5ML you should tell doctor if you have any muscle disorder (myasthenia gravis, rhabdomyolysis), breathing problem (COPD, bronchitis, emphysema), low blood sugar level (hypoglycaemia), low blood pressure (hypotension), depression, previous heart failure, liver/kidney disease, thyroid hormone disorder, adrenal gland cancer, or problems with circulation (Raynaud’s syndrome).
High blood pressure (Hypertension), Prevention of heart-related chest pain (angina), heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), heart attack (myocardial infarction).
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Like other medications, METOLAR INJECTION 5ML may cause some side effects. However these side effects may be minor and temporary. Some of the common side effects may include headache, fatigue, sleep disturbance, dry mouth, nausea and vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhoea or constipation, abdominal pain, numbness, a tingling sensation in the skin, increased sensitivity of the skin to sun (hyperpigmentation), sweating, hair loss, increased weight and lower back pain. However, if the side effects are persistent or if you experience any other side-effect continuously while taking METOLAR INJECTION 5ML, reach out to your doctor.
Don't stop taking METOLAR INJECTION 5ML without talking to your doctor first. Stopping METOLAR INJECTION 5ML gradually may cause changes in your heart rhythm and blood pressure, cause chest pain, or a heart attack. Your doctor will lower your dose gradually over a period of time to help prevent these symptoms. You should not use METOLAR INJECTION 5ML if you have very slow heartbeat, serious lung condition (like asthma), serious heart condition (sick sinus syndrome), or any heart blockage. It should not be given to the children less than 12 years of age. Before taking METOLAR INJECTION 5ML you should tell doctor if you have any muscle disorder (myasthenia gravis, rhabdomyolysis), breathing problem (COPD, bronchitis, emphysema), low blood sugar level (hypoglycaemia), low blood pressure (hypotension), depression, previous heart failure, liver/kidney disease, thyroid hormone disorder like overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), adrenal gland cancer, or severe blood circulation problem (Raynaud’s syndrome).
Drinking alcohol may increase tiredness, lower blood pressure causing dizziness or drowsiness. So avoid its intake with METOLAR INJECTION 5ML.
METOLAR INJECTION 5ML 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.
Small amounts of METOLAR INJECTION 5ML passess into the breast milk. However which is not enough to cause any problems to your baby. But, still it is advisable to contact your doctor before breastfeeding your baby.
You may experience dizziness, tiredness or blurred vision while taking METOLAR INJECTION 5ML. So, it is not recommended to drive, use machinery, or perform other tasks.
METOLAR INJECTION 5ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver problems like yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), dark urine, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite.
METOLAR INJECTION 5ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney disease like increased creatinine level. Dose can be adjusted by your doctor.
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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.
Usually, METOLAR INJECTION 5ML is prescribed for a long term treatment ranging from weeks to months for treating heart-related conditions and disorders. However, taking it on your own for years without a doctor's consent can be fatal. Hence, only take it as long as your doctor has prescribed it to you.
No, it is a prescribed drug, given by a physician for preventing specific medical conditions. Taking it on your own can cause unwanted side-effects.
Your doctor may probably tell you to stop taking METOLAR INJECTION 5ML as it lowers blood pressure when combined with general anesthesia before surgery.
You should try to avoid or limit intake of METOLAR INJECTION 5ML along with alcoholic beverages, as together intake can lower your blood pressure leading to dizziness or drowsiness.
Yes, METOLAR INJECTION 5ML can increase blood potassium level, So, potassium rich diet and supplements should be avoided while taking METOLAR INJECTION 5ML to avoid any unpleasant side effects.
No, you can continue to play sports if you take METOLAR INJECTION 5ML, but avoid pushing yourself too much. Do the regular exercise as it lowers raised blood pressure by keeping your heart and blood vessels in good condition.
Tell your doctor if you are taking METOLAR INJECTION 5ML before having any kind of major surgery. Your doctor may advise you to stop taking METOLAR INJECTION 5ML atleast 1 day before surgery.
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