Therapeutic Indications Of Lopresor 100 Mg Tablets
Hypertension: High blood pressure is a common condition in which the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease.
Cardiac arrhythmias, especially including supraventricular tachycardia, reduction of ventricular rate in atrial fibrillation, and in ventricular extrasystoles.
Functional heart disorders with palpitations.
Prevention of cardiac death and reinfarction after the acute phase of myocardial infarction.
Prophylaxis of migraine.
Stable chronic symptomatic heart failure with impaired systolic left ventricular function. Heart failure occurs when the heart muscle is weak and unable to pump enough blood to supply the body’s needs.
Method Of Administration Of Lopresor 100 Mg Tablets
Tablets should not be chewed or crushed.
They should be swallowed together with at least half a glass of liquid.
Concomitant intake of food does not influence bioavailability.
Dosage should be adjusted individually to avoid bradycardia. The following is valid as guidelines:
Hypertension: 47.5-95 mg metoprolol succinate (50-100 mg metoprolol tartrate) once daily.
Angina pectoris: 95-190 mg metoprolol succinate (100-200 mg metoprolol tartrate) once daily. If necessary, the dose can be combined with nitrates.
Cardiac arrhythmias: 95-190 mg metoprolol succinate (100-200 mg metoprolol tartrate) once daily.
Functional heart disorders with palpitations: 95 mg metoprolol succinate (100 mg metoprolol tartrate) once daily. If needed, the dose may be increased to 190 mg metoprolol succinate (200 mg metoprolol tartrate) once daily.
Preventive treatment after myocardial infarction: As maintenance dosage, 190 mg metoprolol succinate (200 mg metoprolol tartrate) is given once daily.
Prophylaxis of migraine: 95-190 mg metoprolol succinate (100-200 mg metoprolol tartrate) once daily
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Lopresor 100 Mg Tablets
Dizziness or lightheadedness.
Gas or bloating.
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Lopresor 100 Mg Tablets
Metoprolol may aggravate the symptoms of peripheral arterial circulatory disorders
In bronchial asthma or other chronic obstructive lung diseases, adequate broncho-dilating therapy should be given concomitantly. The dose of beta2-stimulants may need to be increased.
Treatment with beta-blockers may aggravate the treatment of an anaphylactic reaction
Tell your doctor or pharmacist about all medications you take even those taken without prescription
Storage Conditions Of Lopresor 100 Mg Tablets
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.