Metoprolol is used in the management of hypertension, angina pectoris, cardiac arrhythmias and myocardial infarction. It is also used in the management of hyperthyroidism and migraine.
Metoprolol should not be given to patients with bronchospasm or asthma or to those with history of obstructive airways disease.
Foods, Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics Act prohibits dispensing without prescription.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:
100 mg Tablet: Initial dose of 1 tablet daily, increased weekly according to the response of the patient to 4 tablets, can be taken as single daily dose or twice daily or as prescribed by the physician. Usual maintenance dose is 1 to 2 tablets daily taken with or immediately following a meal or as prescribed by the physician.
Store at temperatures not exceeding 30 degree Celsius.