METOCARD XL (Toprol XL)100 mg – 100 tablet

METOCARD XL (Toprol XL)100 mg – 100 tablet

$55.68

Each Metocard contains 100 mg Metoprolol Succinate 100 tablets. It is used to treat high blood pressure, chest pains, and weak heart.

ATC Classification: C07AB02
Active Ingrediant: Metoprolol Succinate
Generic Name: METOCARD XL
Manufacturer: Torrent Pharma
Strength: 100 mg
Dosage Type: TABLET XR
Packaging Type: Foil
Contains: 100 TAB

Description

What is this drug used for?

• It is used to treat high blood pressure.

• It is used to treat chest pain or pressure.

• It is used to treat heart failure (weak heart).

• It is used after a heart attack to help prevent future heart attacks and lengthen life.

• It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

Frequently reported side effects of this drug

• Diarrhea

• Fatigue

• Loss of strength and energy

• Nausea

• Vomiting

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• Depression

• Severe dizziness

• Passing out

• Chest pain

• Abnormal heartbeat

• Slow heartbeat

• Shortness of breath

• Excessive weight gain

• Swelling of arms or legs

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have questions.

 

Pronunciation

(me toe PROE lole)

 

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Lopressor may be confused with Lyrica

Metoprolol may be confused with metaproterenol, metoclopramide, metOLazone, miSOPROStol

Metoprolol succinate may be confused with metoprolol tartrate

Toprol-XL may be confused with TEGretol, TEGretol-XR, Topamax

 

Storage and Stability

Injection: Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F). Do not freeze; protect from light.

Sprinkle capsules: Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F).

Tablet: Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F). Protect from moisture.

 

Adverse Reactions

Cardiovascular: Arterial insufficiency (usually Raynaud type), bradycardia, cardiac failure, cerebrovascular accident, claudication, cold extremities, first degree atrioventricular block, hypotension, palpitations, peripheral edema

Central nervous system: Confusion, depression, disturbed sleep, dizziness, fatigue, hallucination, headache, insomnia, nightmares, temporary amnesia, vertigo

Dermatology: Exacerbation of psoriasis, pruritus, skin photosensitivity, skin rash

Endocrine & metabolic: Decreased libido, unstable diabetes

Gastrointestinal: Constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, heartburn, nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, xerostomia

Neuromuscular & skeletal: Musculoskeletal pain

Ophthalmic: Blurred vision, visual disturbance

Otic: Tinnitus

Respiratory: Bronchospasm, dyspnea, rhinitis, wheezing

Miscellaneous: Accidental injury

Rare but important or life-threatening: Abdominal pain, agranulocytosis, alopecia (reversible), anxiety, arthralgia, arthritis, chest pain, decreased HDL cholesterol, diaphoresis, drowsiness, dry eye syndrome, gangrene of skin or other tissue, hepatic insufficiency, hepatitis, impotence, increased lactate dehydrogenase, increased serum alkaline phosphatase, increased serum transaminases, increased serum triglycerides, jaundice, nervousness, paresthesia, Peyronie’s disease, retroperitoneal fibrosis, syncope, taste disorder, weight gain

Brand

Torrent Pharma

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