Trade name: Starpress XL
Strength: 12.5 mg
Active ingredient: Metoprolol
Category: Beta blocker
Pregnancy category: Metprolol belongs to FDA pregnancy category C
Uses: Starpress XL 12.5 mg tablet is used to lower high blood pressure either alone or in combination with other drugs. It is also used to treat chest pain.
How to use: Starpress XL 12.5 mg tablet is used by mouth with food. Do not stop taking this medication with out consulting a doctor.
Side Effects: Dizziness, lightheadedness and diarrhea. Metoprolol may cause sexual dysfunction.
Dosage: Dosage is based on medical condition. Usually daily 100 mg is given in divided dosees.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: June 1st, 2015
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