The main side effects of this medicine are sudden lowering of blood pressure, slow heart rate, headache, feeling dizzy, and nausea. These are usually mild and short-lived. It may also cause shortness of breath or low blood pressure in some people. To reduce the risk of side effects your doctor will probably start the medicine at a low dose and gradually increase it. Consult your doctor if the side effects bother you or do not go away.
BENEFITS OF METOLAR TABLET
In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Metolar 50 Tablet belongs to a group of medicine called long-acting beta-blocker. It works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps the heartbeat with less force. 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, so keep taking it even if you feel well. Do not stop without talking to your doctor.
SIDE EFFECTS OF METOLAR TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Metolar
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
- Slow heart rate
- Stomach pain
Uses of Metolar 50 MG Tablet
- Angina Pectoris
- Migraine Prevention
- Heart Attack
- Cardiac arrhythmias
- If you miss a dose of Metolar 50 MG Tablet, make sure that you take your next dose when it is due. Do not take two doses together to make up for a forgotten dose
- If you suspect that you might have taken an overdose of Metolar 50 MG Tablet, seek immediate medical guidance.