Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s

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Drug Strength: 100 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 3x10’s
Rs. 5 per Tablet
30 Tablet per pack
10 Tablet in each strip
Rs.59 per strip

Aksopressor tablet contains Metoprolol | belongs to Beta-blocker

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How it works

Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s works by relaxing the blood vessels and slowing the heart beat. This results in an improved blood flow to the heart and blood pressure is lowered.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s

  • Chest pain and discomfort severe
  • Decreased blood pressure severe
  • Blurred vision severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Slow heart beat severe
  • Shortness of breath severe
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Skin rash

Uses of Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is used to reduce high blood pressure caused by genetic and/or environmental factors.

  • Angina Pectoris

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is used for relieving long-term chest pain caused due to reduced blood flow to the heart.

  • Heart Attack

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is used during the early stages of treatment of a heart attack.

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is used for the management of a heart condition where the blood is pumped in less than normal quantities.

  • Hyperthyroidism

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is used with other medications to relieve certain symptoms of Hyperthyroidism.

  • Migraine Prevention

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is sometimes used to prevent and relieve migraine-related headaches.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s (primary constituent of Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s) can be observed within an hour of oral administration. When given in the form of an intravenous infusion, the action starts in 20 minutes.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect lasts for 3 to 6 hours upon oral administration. This increases to 5 to 6 hours upon intravenous infusion.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine. No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine. No habit-forming tendencies were reported. This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended for people who have a known history of allergy to this medication or any other medicines belonging to the group Beta Blockers. (Eg: Atenolol, Labetalol etc).

  • Heart diseases

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended for people who have serious heart problems like heart block, Sick Sinus Syndrome etc.

  • Circulatory disorders

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended for people who have a severe blood circulation related disease.

  • Heart Failure

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended for use in patients who have severe heart failure and are getting emergency attention.

  • Heart rhythm disorders

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s is not recommended for people having slow heart rate i.e (Bradycardia).

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Heart Failure

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s decreases cardiac function and reduced flow of blood especially in people having a heart disorder causing heart failure. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring might be required based on the severity of the disease.

  • Ischemic Heart Disease

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should not be discontinued abruptly in patients with Ischemic heart disease. The dosage should be gradually reduced over a period of 1 to 2 weeks.

  • Major surgery

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should be given with caution to patients who are going to have a major surgery done. The dose should be very carefully monitored in such cases both before and after the surgical procedure.

  • Pheochromocytoma

    This medicine should be administered with extreme caution in patients suffering from pheochromocytoma, a condition which results in an excess of a substance that controls heartbeat and blood pressure. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • Bronchospastic Disease

    This medicine should be administered with caution in patients with a disease of the lung or the airways leading to the lungs such as pneumonia, asthma, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Close monitoring of lung function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Diabetes and Hypoglycemia

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should be administered with caution in patients having elevated blood sugar levels.This medicine may mask certain symptoms of hypoglycemia which may cause serious adverse effects.

  • Thyrotoxicosis

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should be administered with caution in patients having elevated thyroid hormone levels. Some adverse effects may not be evident in these cases and abrupt stopping of this medicine may cause an abnormal rise in thyroid hormones.

  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should be administered with caution in patients having narrowed blood vessels in the body due to any underlying reason. Suitable dose adjustment and clinical monitoring might be required in such cases.

  • Other Medicines

    Report the use of any other medicine including nutritional supplements that you are taking to the doctor.

  • Sports

    Athletes are advised not to indulge in certain sports while using this medicine. Archery, racing, shooting and other high-risk sports should be avoided. Sportspersons should refer to the list of medicines published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which are not to be taken while participating in certain specific sports events.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Oral forms: The missed dose of Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Since Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s injection is mostly administered by a healthcare professional in a clinical or hospital setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

  • Overdose

    Oral forms: Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in case of an overdose with Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Amlodipine moderate
  • Diltiazem severe
  • Aminophylline severe
  • Ergotamine moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should not be used in patients with a history of bronchial asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Report the incidence of Asthma to the doctor so that an appropriate alternative can be prescribed by the doctor.

  • severe

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should not be used in patients having a heart block greater than first degree. However, it can be used in this case if a pacemaker is present to correct the disorder.

  • severe

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should be administered with caution in patients with diabetes or a condition where blood sugar level is likely to get low. It is advised to consult with a doctor if any symptom indicating a low blood sugar level is suspected while using this medicine.

  • severe

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should be administered with caution in patients with impaired hepatic function. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring are advised in such cases.

  • moderate

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should be administered with caution in a patient suffering from Glaucoma. A change in the dose of current Glaucoma medicine may be required. In some cases, your doctor may advise the use of another medicine in place of a beta blocker.

  • moderate

    Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s should be administered with caution in a patient having high levels of cholesterol and fats in their body. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring may be required in such cases.

Food interactions
  • Coadministration of multivitamin with minerals and this Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s may decrease the effects of this medicine. Close monitoring of blood pressure and appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition. Your doctor may advise you to maintain an appropriate time gap between the consumption of multivitamin with minerals and this medicine to minimize their interaction.

General Instructions

Take Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s as instructed by the doctor. The dosage is likely to change based on your response to the medicine. It is advised to take this medicine at the same time of the day. The blood pressure should be monitored at regular intervals to ensure that the response at given dose is appropriate. Do not start or discontinue the use of this medication without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

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How to use Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s

IV: Administer IV Push: inject slowly over 1 min.
Compatibility: Stable in D5W, NS.
Y-site administration:
Drug to Drug IV Compatibility: Cimetidine, morphine.
Drug to Drug IV Incompatibility: Amphotericin B cholesteryl sulphate complex.
Stability: Do not store above 30°C (86°F). Protect from light.

UNLICENSED USE
Children: ORAL: Hypertension: 1 mth-12 yr, initially 1 mg/kg twice daily, increased if necessary to max 8 mg/kg (max 400 mg) daily in 2-4 divided doses; 12-18 yr, initially 50-100 mg daily increased if necessary to 200 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses, max 400 mg daily (but high doses rarely necessary).
Arrhythmias: 12-18 yr, usually 50 mg 2-3 times daily; up to 300 mg daily in divided doses if necessary.

what are the adverse effects of Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s?

Cardiovascular effects including bradycardia, postural hypotension. Rarely, heart failure, increased AV block, cardiac arrhythmias. Raynaud’s phenomenon cold extremities, sexual dysfunction. GI, sleep and CNS disturbances. Dyspnoea rarely, bronchospasm. Skin reactions, withdraw if unexplained dry eyes or rash. Fatigue, paraesthesia, peripheral neuropathy, arthralgia, myopathy, altered blood sugar, haematology and lipid levels.

What happens if I miss a dose of Aksopressor tablet 100 mg 3×10’s?

Adults: ORAL: Angina: 100 mg two or three times daily.
Hypertension: 100 mg once daily, increasing if required to 400 mg daily in one or two divided doses.
Thyrotoxicosis: 50 mg four times daily.
Infarction: 200 mg daily.
Arrhythmias: 50 mg two or three times daily; max 300 mg daily.
Migraine prophylaxis: 100-200 mg daily in divided doses.
Children: Not recommended.
Adults: INJECTION: Arrhythmias: IV inj up to 5 mg at rate 1-2 mg/min, repeated after 5 min if necessary, total dose 10-15 mg.
In surgery: By slow IV inj 2-4 mg at induction or to control arrhythmias developing during anaesthesia; 2 mg doses may be repeated to a max of 10 mg.
Early intervention within 12 hr of infarction: By IV inj 5 mg every 2 min to a max of 15 mg followed after 15 min by 50 mg by mouth every 6 hr for 48 hr; maintenance 200 mg daily in divided doses.
Children: Not recommended.

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