|Taking Metoprolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
|Asomet 5mg/50mg Tablet XL may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
|Asomet 5mg/50mg Tablet XL is probably safe to use during lactation. \nLimited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
|Common Side Effect
|Headache, Ankle swelling, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Slow heart rate, Tiredness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Edema (swelling), Constipation, Palpitations, Cold extremities.
|How to Use
|Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Asomet 5mg/50mg Tablet XL is to be taken with food.
|Do not drive unless you are feeling well.Asomet 5mg/50mg Tablet XL may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
|Asomet 5mg/50mg Tablet XL is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Asomet 5mg/50mg Tablet XL is recommended.
|Asomet 5mg/50mg Tablet XL should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Asomet 5mg/50mg Tablet XL may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
|Mechanism of action
|Asomet 5mg/50mg Tablet XL is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and metoprolol which lower blood pressure effectively. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels while metoprolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.