Betaloc Tablets Betaloc Tablets are used to treat several symptoms including high blood pressure, hypertension, angina, ac...
Betaloc Tablets              Active Ingredient The active pharmaceutical ingredient in Betaloc Tablets is metoprolol tartr...
Betaloc Tablets                    Indications Hypertension. To reduce blood pressure and to reduce the risk of cardiovasc...
Betaloc Tablets                    Indications Cardiac arrhythmias, especially supraventricular tachycardia, reduction of ...
Betaloc Tablets   Recommended Adult Dosage Hypertension: The recommended dose in patients with mild to moderate hypertensi...
Betaloc Tablets   Recommended Adult Dosage Chronic Heart Failure: The dose of Betaloc has to be individually adjusted in p...
Betaloc Tablets   Recommended Adult Dosage Cardiac Arrhythmias: 95-190 mg daily, given as a single dose once daily. Functi...
Betaloc Tablets   Recommended Adult Dosage Migraine Prophylaxis: The recommended dosage is 95-190 mg once daily. Hyperthyr...
Betaloc TabletsMissed Dose  If you miss a dose, take it as soon as  you remember.  However, if you remember when it is  al...
Betaloc Tablets        ContraindicationsBetaloc Tablets are contraindicated in thefollowing cases:Known hypersensitivity t...
Betaloc Tablets        Contraindications Patients with unstable decompensated cardiac heart failure (pulmonary oedema, hyp...
Betaloc Tablets        ContraindicationsSick-sinus syndrome.Cardiogenic shock.Severe peripheral arterial circulatorydisord...
Betaloc Tablets  Side Effects of Betaloc TabletsThe common side effects are usually mild and arementioned below:Headache, ...
Betaloc Tablets  Side Effects of Betaloc TabletsTell your doctor immediately if younotice any of the following serious sid...
Betaloc Tablets  Side Effects of Betaloc TabletsAbnormal thinking or hallucinationsBuzzing or ringing in the ears, deafnes...
Betaloc Tablets             Warnings And Precautions Intravenous administration of calcium antagonists of the verapamil-ty...
Betaloc Tablets             Warnings And PrecautionsBetaloc should not be given duringpregnancy and lactation unless its u...
Betaloc TabletsOverdosage Symptoms The symptoms of Betaloc overdosage can include bradycardia, hypotension, acute cardiac ...
Betaloc TabletsOverdose Treatment Overdose treatment should include close supervision, treatment in an intensive care ward...
Betaloc TabletsManufactured by AstraZeneca For more information click here© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
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Betaloc Tablets are used to treat several symptoms including high blood pressure, hypertension, angina, acute myocardial infarction, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, congestive heart failure, treat or prevent heart attacks and prevention of migraine headaches.

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  1. 1. Betaloc Tablets Betaloc Tablets are used to treat several symptoms including high blood pressure, hypertension, angina, acute myocardial infarction, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, congestive heart failure, treat or prevent heart attacks and prevention of migraine headaches.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  2. 2. Betaloc Tablets Active Ingredient The active pharmaceutical ingredient in Betaloc Tablets is metoprolol tartrate. Betaloc is available as 50 mg and 100 mg tablets.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  3. 3. Betaloc Tablets Indications Hypertension. To reduce blood pressure and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular and coronary mortality (including sudden death), and morbidity Angina pectoris. Symptomatic mild to severe chronic heart failure as an addition to other heart failure therapy to increase survival, reduce hospitalisation, improve left ventricular function, and improve quality of life.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  4. 4. Betaloc Tablets Indications Cardiac arrhythmias, especially supraventricular tachycardia, reduction of ventricular rate in atrial fibrillation and ventricular extrasystoles. Maintenance treatment after myocardial infarction Hyperthyroidism. Functional heart disorder with palpitations. Prevention of migraine headaches.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  5. 5. Betaloc Tablets Recommended Adult Dosage Hypertension: The recommended dose in patients with mild to moderate hypertension is 47.5 mg given once a day Angina Pectoris: 95-190 mg daily given as a single dose in the morning.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  6. 6. Betaloc Tablets Recommended Adult Dosage Chronic Heart Failure: The dose of Betaloc has to be individually adjusted in patients with chronic heart failure stabilised on other heart failure treatment. A recommended initial dose during the first two weeks is a 23.75 mg tablet once daily.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  7. 7. Betaloc Tablets Recommended Adult Dosage Cardiac Arrhythmias: 95-190 mg daily, given as a single dose once daily. Functional Heart Disorder With Palpitations: The recommended dosage is 95 mg once daily. If necessary, the dose may be increased to 190 mg.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  8. 8. Betaloc Tablets Recommended Adult Dosage Migraine Prophylaxis: The recommended dosage is 95-190 mg once daily. Hyperthyroidism: 95-190 mg daily, given as a single dose in the morning. If necessary, the dose may be increased.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  9. 9. Betaloc TabletsMissed Dose If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if you remember when it is almost time for your next dose, take only your usual dose at that time. Do not take two doses at once.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  10. 10. Betaloc Tablets ContraindicationsBetaloc Tablets are contraindicated in thefollowing cases:Known hypersensitivity to to metoprololtartrate or any other component of themedicine or to other beta-blockers.Bronchial asthma or other obstructive lungdisorders. Grade 2 and 3 A-V block and intranodal A-Vblock.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  11. 11. Betaloc Tablets Contraindications Patients with unstable decompensated cardiac heart failure (pulmonary oedema, hypoperfusion or hypotension), and patients with continuous or intermittent inotropic therapy acting through beta- receptor agonism. Marked clinically relevant sinus bradycardia.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  12. 12. Betaloc Tablets ContraindicationsSick-sinus syndrome.Cardiogenic shock.Severe peripheral arterial circulatorydisorder.Patients with suspected acute myocardialinfarction and the heart rate is <45beats/minute, the P-Q interval is > 0.24seconds or the systolic blood pressure is<100 mmHg.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  13. 13. Betaloc Tablets Side Effects of Betaloc TabletsThe common side effects are usually mild and arementioned below:Headache, tiredness, drowsiness, weakness, or lackof energy, aches and pains, painful joints, nausea(feeling sick), vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhoea orconstipation, weight gain, dry mouth, changes intaste sensation, difficulty sleeping, nightmares,mood changes, confusion, short-term memory loss,inability to concentrate, increased sweating, runnyor blocked nose and hair loss© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  14. 14. Betaloc Tablets Side Effects of Betaloc TabletsTell your doctor immediately if younotice any of the following serious sideeffects:Dizziness, lightheadedness or faintingespecially on standing upTingling or "pins and needles"Skin rash or worsening of psoriasisSunburn happening more quickly thanusual© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  15. 15. Betaloc Tablets Side Effects of Betaloc TabletsAbnormal thinking or hallucinationsBuzzing or ringing in the ears, deafnessIrritated eyes or blurred visionSexual problems© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  16. 16. Betaloc Tablets Warnings And Precautions Intravenous administration of calcium antagonists of the verapamil-type should not be given to patients treated with beta-blockers. The anaesthetist should be informed that the patient is receiving Betaloc prior to surgery. Betaloc may aggravate the symptoms of peripheral arterial circulatory disorders, mainly due to its blood pressure lowering effect. Abrupt withdrawal of beta-blockers is hazardous especially in high risk patients.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  17. 17. Betaloc Tablets Warnings And PrecautionsBetaloc should not be given duringpregnancy and lactation unless its use isconsidered essential.Patients should know how they react toBetaloc before they drive or use machinesbecause occasionally dizziness or fatiguemay occur.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  18. 18. Betaloc TabletsOverdosage Symptoms The symptoms of Betaloc overdosage can include bradycardia, hypotension, acute cardiac insufficiency and bronchospasm.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  19. 19. Betaloc TabletsOverdose Treatment Overdose treatment should include close supervision, treatment in an intensive care ward, the use of gastric lavage, activated charcoal and a laxative to prevent absorption of any drug still present in the gastrointestinal tract, the use of plasma or plasma substitutes to treat hypotension and shock.© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  20. 20. Betaloc TabletsManufactured by AstraZeneca For more information click here© The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
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