Denex

Denex

metoprolol

Manufacturer:

Medochemie

Distributor:

Medochemie
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Metoprolol tartrate
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN Initially 100 mg daily, can be increased by 100 mg/day at wkly intervals up to 400 mg taken as a single dose. Angina 50-100 mg bd or tds.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
AV-block or digitalis refractory heart failure. Pregnancy.
Special Precautions
May need therapy adjustment in labile, insulin-dependent diabetes. Report all β-blocker-use to anaesthetist. Patients w/ poor cardiac reserve may be necessary for digitalization. Care should be exercised w/ asthmatics.
Adverse Reactions
Mild & infrequent, include lassitude & sleep pattern disturbances.
Drug Interactions
Concomitant use w/ anesth, antidiabetics - oral or insulin, antihypertensives, diuretics, anti-inflammatory analgesics, NSAID, Ca channel blockers, cimetidine, clonidine diazoxide, digitalis glycosides, lidocaine, nicotine, phenothiazines, reserpine, sympathomimetics, timolol & xanthines.
MIMS Class
Beta-Blockers
ATC Classification
C07AB02 - metoprolol ; Belongs to the class of selective beta-blocking agents. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Denex tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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