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PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET

Manufacturer

Eris Lifesciences Ltd

Composition

METOPROLOL-25MG

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

In Stock

Prescription Required

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET

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Product Details

About PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET

PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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).

PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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.

PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET can be taken orally with or without food or as directed by your physician. PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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 PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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 PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET if you have very slow heartbeat, asthma, serious heart condition (sick sinus syndrome), or any heart blockage.

PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET should not be given to the children less than 12 years of age. Before taking PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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).

Uses of PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET

High blood pressure (Hypertension), Prevention of heart-related chest pain (angina), heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), heart attack (myocardial infarction).

Directions for Use

PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET can be taken orally with or without food or as directed by your doctor. Swallow the whole tablet with approximately a glass of water. Do not crush, chew, or break it. It is preferable to take the drug at the same time every day for better results. Never take an overdose to make up for a forgotten one.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET

Like other medications, PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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 PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Don't stop taking PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET without talking to your doctor first. Stopping PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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 PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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 PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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).

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Drinking alcohol may increase tiredness, lower blood pressure causing dizziness or drowsiness. So avoid its intake with PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET.

  • Pregnancy

    PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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

    Small amounts of PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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.

  • Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    You may experience dizziness, tiredness or blurred vision while taking PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET. So, it is not recommended to drive, use machinery, or perform other tasks.

  • Liver

    PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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.

  • Kidney

    PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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.

Other Information (PRO0849)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

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, PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET 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 PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET as it lowers blood pressure when combined with general anesthesia before surgery.

You should try to avoid or limit intake of PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET along with alcoholic beverages, as together intake can lower your blood pressure leading to dizziness or drowsiness.

Yes, PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET can increase blood potassium level, So, potassium rich diet and supplements should be avoided while taking PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET to avoid any unpleasant side effects.

No, you can continue to play sports if you take PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET, 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 PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET before having any kind of major surgery. Your doctor may advise you to stop taking PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET atleast 1 day before surgery.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

8th Floor, Commerce House IV, Prahladnagar, Ahmedabad – 380015 Gujarat, India

PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET

PROTOL XL 25MG TABLET

MRP: 43.59

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