Metolar XR - 50 mg (Toprol XL)
US Brand Name Toprol XL
Strength 50mg
Generic Name Metoprolol Succinate
Manufacturer Metoprolol Succinate
Pharmaceutical Form Capsules

What is Metolar XR


The drug has generic name Metoprolol that belong to a class of beta-blocker which is primarily prescribed to treat angina and hypertension. This medicine helps patients to improve blood circulation by affecting certain substances in their body. It may also used in the treatment of heart attack.



Important information about Metolar XR


Metolar commonly known as Metoprolol Succinate is used in those people who are suffering from hypertension (high blood pressure) and angina (chest pain). It affects the heart and blood circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins) to prevent high blood pressure disease and heart attacks. Metoprolol sold under various trade name including Toprol XL and Metolar XR (made by Cipla).  


Do not take this drug if you have the persistent allergy, serious heart disorders like heart block, sick sinus syndrome and slow heart rate to Metolar. In case, you are admitting for a surgery, inform your surgeon well in advance that you are in-taking this drug. You may be required to suspend the medicine in take for short time period. Also, do not stop taking drug without your doctor’s advice. If you suddenly stop taking the medicines, your conditions might become worse. If you are being treated for high blood pressure, then you have to continue the use of this medicine for many years. Metroprolol Succinate belongs to FDA pregnancy category C drugs. You may consult to a doctor before using this medication if you are pregnant or breast feeding stage.



Dosage- Take Metolar exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It can be taken with food or just by having the food. You can break the tablet into parts if you seem difficulty in swallowing. Make sure that tablet should not be taken by crushing or chewing. You may require going for blood test while using this medicine. Your blood pressure will need to be monitored frequently.



Note: Before taking the medicine, consult your doctor about its consequences if you have diabetes, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, low blood pressure, kidney or liver disease, depression, a thyroid disorder, myasthenia gravis, pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal gland), circulation problems (such as Raynaud’s syndrome), or different allergies.




What if you overdose?


Overdose of this drug may result in uneven heartbeat, breathlessness, bluish colored fingernails, dizziness, weakness, seizure, or fainting, so it is extremely necessary to consult a doctor in case of having too much pills.



What if you miss a dose?


Take Metolar as soon as your remember. But, if the next dose time is near then avoid it and take the next dose on correct time. Make sure not to double the dose to compensate the missing one.



Side Effects- Seek an emergency aid if you experience following types of serious effects-


§  Headaches, upset stomach, diarrhea, constipation        

§  Vomiting, nervousness, insomnia, heart burn, dry mouth, loss of libido

§  Increased heart rate, severe chest pain

§  Faintness and shortness of breath

§  Nausea, itchiness , decreased appetite

§  Abnormal or dark urine, jaundice

§  Easy bruising and bleeding    

§  Mood changes or confusion

§  Loss of memory

§  Red and purple spots under the skin

§  cold limbs



Interaction with other drugs


Some other drugs like allergy drugs, cimetidine, clonidine, digitalis, dobutamine, terbinafine, haloperidol, isoproterenol, blood thinner such as warfarin, doxazosin, prazosin, terazosin, amiadarone, propafenone, quinidine, fluconazole, insulin or oral diabetes medicines, antidepressants, other heart or blood pressure medicine, medicines for asthma or other breathing disorders, HIV medicines, anti malaria medications, or MAO inhibitors can interact with Metolar Succinate. Inform your doctor in advance if you are using any other medicine or related products.  





Do not use Metolar XR 50 Mg if you have hypersensitivity towards the drugs. It should not be consumed without prescription by a doctor.


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