Metoprolol + Amlodipine (Betablock XL AM) 50/ 5 mg tablet belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), angina (heart-related chest pain) and irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmia). It also helps to prevent migraine, future heart attacks and stroke. Together with amlodipine, metoprolol is used to treat hypertension.
Drug = Metoprolol + Amlodipine
Number of Pills Per Order = 10
Strength = 50/ 5 mg
Manufacturer = Healing Pharma
How To Take
This medicine may be taken empty stomach or with a meal, but take it regularly at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit.
It may be prescribed alone or together with other medications.
Dosage of Metoprolol + Amlodipine (Betablock XL AM) 50/ 5 mg
The dose and frequency will depend on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition.
If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and return to your usual dosing schedule. If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
Do not double a dose under any circumstances.
Overdose of Metoprolol + Amlodipine (Betablock XL AM) 50/ 5 mg
If you think you have used Metoprolol + amlodipine more than the usual dose, please seek medical help immediately.
There are no data about contraindications for Metoprolol + amlodipine.
Metoprolol + amlodipine may have the following side effects:
Do not use Metoprolol + amlodipine in people with the following conditions:
- Liver problems
- Slow heart rate
- Severe circulation problems
- Severe heart failure
- Low blood pressure
- Avoid drinking alcohol
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and non-prescription medicines.
How Does Metoprolol + Amlodipine (Betablock XL AM) 50/ 5 mg Work?
Beta block XL 50 Tablet works by blocking the effects of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. It slows down your heart rate and helps it to beat with less force. This lowers your blood pressure and helps in reducing your risk of having a stroke, a heart attack, other heart problems, or kidney problems in the future.
Metoprolol + amlodipine may be used in the following:
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Angina (heart-related chest pain)
- Prevention of heart attack
- Prevention of migraine
Special Precautions and Connected Warnings
There are no data about special precautions and connected warnings for Metoprolol + amlodipine.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
- Do not use Metoprolol + amlodipine that is expired or out of date.