Metoprolol Tab 50mg (ANGIMET)-100

Metoprolol Tab 50mg (ANGIMET)-100

Metoprolol Tab 50mg (ANGIMET)-100
Indications:
Metoprolol is used in the management of hypertension, angina pectoris, cardiac arrythmias and myocardial infarction. It is also used in the management of hyperthyroidism and migraine.
Dosage and Administration:
For Hypertension: 100mg Tablet: Initial dose of 1 tablet daily, increased weekly according to the response of the patient to 4 tablets, can be taken as single daily dose or twice daily or as prescribed by the physician.

Usual maintenance dose is 1 to 2 tablets daily taken with or immediately following a meal. Or as prescribed by the physician.

For Angina Pectoris: 50mg Tablet: 1 to 2 tablets 2 or 3 times daily, or as prescribed by the physician.

For Cardiac Arrythmias: 50mg Tablet: 1 tablet to be taken 2 or 3 times daily, increased if necessary to 6 tablets daily in divided doses or as prescribed by the physician.
Contraindications:
Metoprolol should not be given to patients with heart failure unless it is controlled. Other contraindications include metabolic acidosis, sinus bradycardia or partial heart block.
Precautions:
Metoprolol should not be given to patients with bronchospasm or asthma or to those with history of obstructive airways disease.
Side Effects:
Serious adverse effects include, heart failure, heart block and bronchospasm. Metoprolol, like other beta blockers are associated in the management of hyperthyroidism and migraine.


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