You can take Met Stamlo Capsule ER at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Even if you feel well, do not stop this medicine on your own because high blood pressure often has no symptoms. If you stop taking it, your condition may get worse. Keeping active with regular exercise, reducing your weight and eating a healthy diet will also help control your blood pressure. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.
It may cause side effects like headache, ankle swelling, slow heart rate, and nausea. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. This might raise the level of potassium in the blood, hence avoid potassium rich food or supplements. You may be asked for regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function, and electrolytes level while on the treatment.
Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking especially those used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions.
USES OF MET STAMLO CAPSULE ER
- Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
BENEFITS OF MET STAMLO CAPSULE ER
In Treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure)
This medicine must be taken regularly as prescribed for it to be effective. This medicine does not show any direct benefits, but works in the long term to keep you well. Also, make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS OF MET STAMLO CAPSULE ER
Common side effects of Met Stamlo
- Slow heart rate
- Abdominal pain
- Ankle swelling
- Edema (swelling)
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Visual disturbance
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
- Muscle cramp