Metoprolol Tartrate

Composition:Betaloc-25: Each film coated tablet contains Metoprolol Tartrate USP 25mg.

Betaloc-50: Each tablet contains Metoprolol Tartrate USP 50mg.

Indication: Betaloc is indicated for hypertension, angina, arrhythmia (including arrhythmias duringanaesthesia), early intervention in acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, migraine prophylaxis and thyrotoxicosis.

Dosage & Administration:Hypertension: Initially 100mg tablets daily, for maintenance therapy 100-200mg tablets daily in 1-2 doses for adults and 25mg tablet once daily for elderly.Angina: 50-100mg tablet 2-3 times daily.Arrhythmias: Usually 50mg tablet 2-3 times daily upto 300mg tablets daily in divided doses, if necessary.Myocardial Infarction : If patient cannot tolerate IV doses then he/she should be switched to oraltreatment. Starting dose for such patient is 25mg tablets 6 hourly for 48 hours.Heart Failure: 12.5-25mg once daily. Dose is increased at intervals of 2 weeks, to a maximum of 200mgonce daily.Migraine Prophylaxis: 100-200mg tablets daily in divided doses.Thyrotoxicosis: 50mg tablet 4 times daily. Or, as directed by the registered physician.

Pregnancy & Lactation: Metoprolol should not be used in pregnancy or lactating mothers unlessthe physician considers that the benefit outweighs the possible hazard to the fetus or infant.

Packing: Betaloc-25: Each box contains 7 x 14's tablets in blister pack.

Betaloc-50: Each box contains 7 x 14's tablets in blister pack.

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