Manufacturer: Astra Zeneca manufactures Betaloc CR.
The uses of Betaloc CR include:
Betaloc CR tablets are used for:
#lowering high blood pressure, also called hypertension, and 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).
#treating or preventing heart attacks, or to reduce your risk of heart complications following a heart attack.
#treating heart failure (symptomatic mild to severe chronic heart failure in addition to other heart failure medicine), to help increase survival, reduce hospitalisation, improve symptoms, and Quality of Life.
#treating disturbances of heart rate in patients with heart disease, especially rapid heart beat.
#treating symptoms of rapid or irregular heart beat in patients without heart disease.
#prevention of migraine headaches.
#overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism).
How to use Metoprolol Succinate Oral
Take this medication by mouth usually once daily, with or right after a meal, or as directed by your doctor. Use this medication regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. Remember to use it at the same time each day.
Tablets that are scored with a line may be split if your doctor instructs you to do so. However, the whole or half tablet should be swallowed whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet before swallowing.
This drug is not effective if you use it only when chest pain or a migraine headache occurs. It is very important to take this medication regularly as prescribed to help prevent these conditions.
The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. It may take 1 or 2 weeks before the full benefit of this drug takes effect. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well. Most people with high blood pressure do not feel sick.