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Brand name: Metoprolol (AN) TM

Active ingredients: metoprolol

What it is used 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.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Store in Original Container
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

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

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Food interactions

For the active ingredient metoprolol

  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Avoid natural licorice.
  • Take with food.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient metoprolol

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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