AFT-Metoprolol CR (Metoprolol Succinate)
What is AFT-Metoprolol CR (Metoprolol Succinate) used for?
AFT - Metoprolol CR (Metoprolol Succinate) is a beta-blocking medication prescribed to patients who are suffering from high blood pressure, angina, or migraines. It stops the action of certain hormones in the body to prevent increased heart rate or raised blood pressure. This action also makes it useful for preventing heart attacks or reducing symptoms caused by an overactive thyroid gland. Your physician may prescribe it along with other medications or to treat other conditions not listed here.
How should I use AFT-Metoprolol CR (Metoprolol Succinate)?
Always follow your physician's instructions for using AFT - Metoprolol CR (Metoprolol Succinate) to make sure you are getting the safest and best results from treatment. It is typically prescribed to be taken one time each day at the indicated dosage. This regiment will be determined by your symptoms, health condition, and response to previous treatments. Do not self-medicate to avoid causing unexpected health problems.
Take your daily doses whole and unaltered along with a full glass of water. These can be taken on an empty stomach, but a snack or meal is recommended if you get an upset stomach after use. Do not split, chew, or dissolve the contents of the medication to prevent destroying them or altering their effects. It is also suggested to take these doses at the same time each day to get the most effective treatment by keeping a consistent level of medication in the system.
Consult your physician regularly while using the medication to make sure you are getting the correct response from treatment. This will allow your response to the regiment, symptoms, and progress to be observed and the correct adjustments to be made to your schedule. This may include altering your dosage or frequency of application until the best effects are found. Follow these directions and ask your physician or pharmacist any questions you have regarding the medicine to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of AFT-Metoprolol CR (Metoprolol Succinate)?
As with any medical treatment, the use of AFT - Metoprolol CR (Metoprolol Succinate) can cause side effects in some patients. These will not occur for all users and can range widely in intensity. Tell your physician as soon as you experience any unusual symptoms being especially cautious about those that are intense or persistent. This will allow the correct response to be taken including reduced dosages or frequency of administration.
Side effects that may occur include:
More serious symptoms requiring medical attention are:
Do not begin using AFT - Metolol CR (Metoprolol Succinate) if you are allergic to other beta-blockers, have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past, or if you have untreated heart failure, increased blood acidity, slowed heart rate, hypotension, circulation problems, or serious heart defects. You should also discuss any conditions you have that may cause complications with treatment such as if you are elderly or if you have psoriasis, asthma, history of allergies, angina, controlled heart failure, diabetes, an overactive thyroid, or severely decreased liver function. These may require reduced doses or other changes to the regiment to prevent these complications from occurring.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using AFT - Metolol CR (Metoprolol Succinate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.