What is betaloc used for?
Betaloc CR tablets are used for: • lowering high blood pressure, also called hypertension, to reduce the risk of complications due to high blood pressure such as stroke, heart attack or early death. preventing angina (heart or chest pain brought on by stress or exercise in patients with coronary heart disease).
Is betaloc 25 a blood thinner?
Betaloc 25mg Tablet relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily around your body and makes sure that your heart is getting a good supply of oxygen. This makes it less likely that you will suffer chest pain caused by angina.
Can I take betaloc at night?
But metoprolol succinate is taken only once each day. So you can take it either in the morning or at night. Be sure to take the drug at about the same time or times each day. This way the medication will be most effective for you.
What is the use of betaloc 50 mg?
Betaloc 50mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), angina (heart-related chest pain), irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmia). It also helps to prevent future heart attacks and stroke and to prevent migraines.
Does Betaloc have side effects?
As with other beta-blocker medicines, BETALOC may cause dizziness, light-headedness, tiredness, or drowsiness in some people. Make sure you know how you react to BETALOC before you drive a car, operate machinery, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are dizzy or light-headed.
Can betaloc be taken on empty stomach?
You can take metoprolol with or without food. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water.
Do beta-blockers help you sleep better?
Individuals who take beta-blockers can have less melatonin than needed, therefore making it difficult to sleep. Many beta-blockers can decrease the amount of melatonin by up to 80% (with the exception of carvedilol and Bystolic®).
Does betaloc have side effects?
What happens if I stop taking Betaloc?
Don’t stop taking metoprolol suddenly. If you do, you may experience worse chest pain, a jump in blood pressure, or even have a heart attack. Stopping metoprolol is not recommended.
Why do you take beta blockers at night?
People who took beta blockers or ACE inhibitors benefited the most, with 69 and 65 percent reductions in risk. Blood pressure measurements were better among those taking their medication at night, with those participants achieving, on average, lower blood pressure while sleeping and better blood pressure control.
How long can you stay on beta-blockers?
How long can I stay on beta blockers? You can use beta blockers for extended periods. In some cases, especially for adults over 65, it’s possible to use them for years or indefinitely.