Instructions for Use "metoprolol»

«Metoprolol" reduces heart rate, reduces the excitability and myocardial contractility, reduces myocardial oxygen demand and slows AV-conduction.Blood pressure returns to normal after two weeks of use of funds.The drug reduces the frequency of angina attacks and normalizes heart rate during atrial fibrillation and supraventricular tachycardia.

«metoprolol" is prescribed for high blood pressure as monotherapy or in combination with other drugs, drug taking heart rhythm disturbances, for the prevention of migraine, myocardial infarction, prophylaxis of angina pectoris.In hyperthyroidism (thyroid disease) drug prescribed as part of a treatment.The price of "Metropolol" (Russia) is readily available.Product form preparation: tablets and solution for intravenous administration.

The drug is usually administered in a daily dose of 100
mg.Tablets need to be taken several times a day.In the absence of the desired effect of the drug daily amount can be doubled."Metropolol" intravenously administered in an amount of from two to five milligrams maximum - 15-20 mg.If no effect after 5 minutes, you can re-enter the drug.Abolition of the drug is carried out gradually over a period of ten days under medical supervision.Replace "Metoprolol" counterparts only after consulting your doctor. highest dose for oral administration should not exceed 400 mg per day.

contraindications, side effects, "metoprolol»

«metoprolol" is contraindicated in patients with arterial hypotension (low blood pressure), sinoatrial blockade, AV-block II and III level, metabolic acidosis, bradycardia, chronic and acute heart failure, severe violations of peripheral blood circulation, increased sensitivity to "metoprolol".Not recommended to prescribe the medication during pregnancy, as there is a risk of the child bradycardia, hypoglycemia, and low blood pressure.If the patient before the disease in sports, the possibility of sports loadings during the treatment with the doctor to decide.
if necessary taking the drug during lactation is required to interrupt breastfeeding.

Due to the lack of clinical trials is not recommended for "Metoprolol" children and adolescents under the age of eighteen years.With care prescribe a drug to patients with diabetes, obliterating peripheral arterial disease of the liver and kidneys of some chronic diseases of the respiratory tract.

Patients with contact lenses should be aware that while using the drug production of tear fluid may decrease."Metoprolol" may cause the following side effects: symptoms of heart failure, bradycardia, hypotension, conjunctivitis, cough, depression, nightmares, rhinitis, skin rashes and itching.In more detail the side effects are described in the annotations to the drug.