Metolar XR-100 (Metoprolol)
What is Metolar XR-100 (Metoprolol) used for?
Metolar XR-100 (Metoprolol) is a beta blocker which is primarily used to treat hypertension and angina. By affecting the heart and blood circulation, it can improve blood flow. This drug is also given to patients recovering from a heart attack. This drug will not cure hypertension, it is only effective in controlling this condition. It is also sometimes used to prevent migraine headaches.
How should I use Metolar XR-100 (Metoprolol)?
Metolar XR-100 (Metoprolol) capsules should be taken by mouth, and swallowed whole with a glass of water. The usual dose is 100mg to 200mg per day, however you should only take the dose that your physician has prescribed to you. If you are taking this drug to prevent migraine headaches, you should be aware that it only prevents migraine headaches, and will not provide relief for a headache that has already begun.
What are the side effects of Metolar XR-100 (Metoprolol)?
Patients should note that Metolar XR-100 (Metoprolol) may cause the following side effects:
Immediately consult your physician if you are worried about any side effects.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Metolar XR-100 (Metoprolol). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.