Eslo met 5
WHAT IS ESLOMET?
ESLO MET is the combination of Amlodipine Besylate (calcium channel blockers) and Metoprolol Tartarate (Beta blockers)
WHAT ESLOMET IS USED FOR?
It is used in the treatment of hypertension and angina pectoris
It prevents death due to heart attacks
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure
Swallow the medicine with a glass of water
High blood pressure
Initially 100mg metoprolol tartrate daily. The dose may be increased to 200mg daily in single or divided doses
50-100mg metoprolol tartrate two or three times daily
Irregular heartbeats (arrhythmia)
50mg metoprolol tartrate two or three times daily. The dose may be increased to 300mg daily in divided doses
50mg metoprolol tartrate every six hours. The usual maintenance dose is 200mg daily in divided doses. The medicine should be taken for at least 3 months
If you take more ESLOMET
If you or someone else has taken too much ESLOMET, contact your nearest hospital casualty department
If you forget to take ESLOMET
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is nearly time for your next dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
If you stop taking ESLOMET
Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine as this may cause worsening of heart failure and increase the risk of heart attack. Only change the dose or stop the treatment in consultation with your doctor
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Protect from light
Do not take this medicine after the expiry date
Keep out of the reach of children
You can take Eslo Met 5 Tablet at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.
It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
This might raise the level of potassium in the blood, hence avoid potassium rich food or supplements. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function, and electrolytes level while on the treatment.
Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine.
You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.
USES OF ESLO-MET TABLET
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
BENEFITS OF ESLO-MET TABLET
In Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Both of the medicines in this combination work to lower blood pressure but in different ways.
Together they help to relax blood vessels, reduce heart rate and make it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. This lowers blood pressure.
If your blood pressure is controlled you are less at risk of having a heart attack, stroke or kidney problems.
The medicine must be taken regularly as prescribed to be effective. You do not usually feel any direct benefit from taking this medicine, but it works in the long term to keep you well.
You should also make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine. click here : Eslo Met 5
SID E EFFECTS OF ESLO MET TABLET
Common side effects of Eslo Met
- Shortness of breath
- Slow heart rate
- Abdominal pain
- Decreased blood pressure
HOW TO USE ESLO MET TABLET
Eslo Met 5 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW ESLO-MET TABLET WORKS
Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.
Eslo Met 5 Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
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