Metoprolol is used to treat high blood pressure, fast and irregular heartbeat, chest pain and for prophylaxis of migraine.
Slow heart rate, breathlessness on exertion, dizziness, headache, tiredness, fall in blood pressure with change of posture, urge to vomit, vomiting, loose stools, constipation, cold hands and feet.
Drugs such as rifampicin, cimetidine, alcohol, hydralazine verapamil, diltiazem, quinidine, amiodarone, digitalis glycosides, inhalation anaesthetics, lidocaine, indometacin, epinephrine, nifedipine, and ergotamine may interfere with the metabolism of metoprolol. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Beta-2 receptors are responsible for the stimulation of heart rate and contractility. Metoprolol blocks these beta-2 receptors thus lowering the blood pressure and maintaining the normal heart rate and rhythm.
Hypertension , Adjunctive therapy as an alternative drug of choice in Diabetic nephropathy and Heart failure.
The common side effects are excessive lowering of blood pressure, intermittent pain and weakness of the lower limbs, skin ulcer, sore throat, inflamed sinuses, common cold, and diarrhea. You should consult your doctor immediately if you experience sepsis (blood poisoning -a severe infection with whole-body inflammatory response) and rapid swelling of the skin and mucosa.
Telmisartan may interact with other drugs including acetylsalicylic acid, amifostine, amiloride, diclofenac, digoxin, fenoprofen, flurbiprofen, ketoprofen, ketorolac, lumiracoxib, meloxicam, nabumetone, spironolactone, tiaprofenic acid, tolmetin, and trandolapril. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Telmisartan blocks the action of a substance (angiotensin II) responsible for narrowing of the blood vessels. Thus, it causes the widening of blood vessels and lowering of the blood pressure.
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Can I take Tazloc Beta(50tab) during pregnancy?
Experiences of drug use and evidence from studies in pregnant women have shown risk to fetus. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.