Vivalol 25 MG Tablet XL

Manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Composition: Metoprolol
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Vivalol 25 MG Tablet XL is a beta blocker medicine that is used for the lowering of high blood pressure and relieving chest pain caused due to reduced blood flow to the heart. It is also used for treating other complications associated with heart and blood vessels.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Vivalol 25 MG Tablet XL

Onset of action

The effect of Metoprolol (primary constituent of Vivalol 25 MG Tablet XL) can be observed within an hour of oral administration. When given in the form of an intravenous infusion, the action starts in 20 minutes.

Duration of effect

The effect lasts for 3 to 6 hours upon oral administration. This increases to 5 to 6 hours upon intravenous infusion.

Safe with alcohol?

moderate

Use of alcohol should be avoided while taking Vivalol 25 MG Tablet XL especially when you start taking the medicine or a change its dosage. Symptoms like headache, dizziness, change in pulse or heart rate should be reported to the doctor.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendencies were reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine. Even if the medicine is used, the dose should be as low as possible and should be discontinued at least 2-3 days before delivery.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine has not known to cause any alarming side effects on the infant as the amount passed through milk is very less. However, caution should be exercised and the medicine be used only when the potential benefits outweigh the risks associated. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Vivalol 25 MG Tablet XL

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Vivalol 25 MG Tablet XL , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Betaone Xl 25 MG Tablet XLDr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd
Metocard Xl 25 MG Tablet XLTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Myoprol Xl 25 MG Tablet XLAristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd
Vinicor Xl 25 MG Tablet XLIpca Laboratories Pvt Ltd.

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