Metatar is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) metoprolol. On this page you will find out more about Metatar, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: metoprolol
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Metatar 100 mg film-coated tablet, 60
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
Hypertension: as monotherapy or for use in combination with other antihypertensives.,Angina pectoris: for long-term prophylaxis. Glyceryl trinitrate should be employed if necessary for alleviating acute attacks.,Confirmed or suspected myocardial infarction.,Prevention of migraine.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||White to off-white, round, biconvex film-coated tablets with 'B' & 'L' separated by notch break line on one side and '100' debossed on other side|
|Dosage Form||Tablet, film coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
10: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
60: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Moisture,Store in Original Container,Protect from Light|
|Life time||36 Months|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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