Metolar XR 50 Capsule may be prescribed alone or together with other medications. The dose and frequency will depend on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition. It may be taken empty stomach or with a meal, but take it regularly at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit. It may take several weeks before you get the full benefit of this medicine and you may need to take it for the rest of your life. However, it is important to continue taking it even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not have symptoms if you stop taking it your condition may worsen.
The main side effects of Metolar XR 50 Capsule are fatigue, headache, slow heart rate, 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 CAPSULE ER
In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Metolar XR 50 Capsule belongs to a group of medicines called long-acting beta-blocker. Metolar XR 50 Capsule works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps it to beat 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.
Common side effects of Metolar
- Slow heart rate
- Do not skip any dose of Metolar Capsule XR. If you forget to take a dose of Metolar 50 MG Capsule XR, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses together to make up for a missed dose.
- Never take more than the prescribed dose. If you suspect that you might have taken an overdose of Metolar 50 MG Capsule XR, seek immediate medical attention.
How it works
Capsule XR blocks beta receptors and as a result, your heart beats more slowly and less forcefully. It also helps to lower the blood pressure and strain on your heart.