Merol 1mg/ml is primarily indicated in conditions like Angina, Cardiac arrhythmia, Hypertension, Hyperthyroidism (adjunct), Maintenance of recurrent duodenal ulcers, Migraine prophylaxis, Myocardial infarction, Prevention of relapse in duodenal ulcer, Severe or recurrent duodenal and gastric ulcertion, Surgery, To prevent recurrence of neural tube defect, and can also be given in adjunctive therapy as an alternative drug of choice in Thyrotoxicosis.
Merol 1mg/ml is contraindicated in conditions like Cardiogenic shock, Bradycardia, Atrioventricular block, Refractory heart failure.
The severe or irreversible adverse effects of Merol 1mg/ml , which give rise to further complications include Agranulocytosis, Hyperglycemia, Severe bradycardia.Merol 1mg/ml produces potentially life-threatening effects which include Myocardial depression. which are responsible for the discontinuation of Merol 1mg/ml therapy. The signs and symptoms that are produced after the acute overdosage of Merol 1mg/ml include Bradycardia, Hypotension. The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Merol 1mg/ml are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Dizziness, Fatigue, Nausea, vomiting, Alopecia, Diarrhea, Dyspnea, Pruritus, Gl upset, Elevation of liver enzymes, Hyperpigmentation, Sleep pattern disturbances, Lassitude, Musculoskeletal pain, Xerosis, Extremities coolness.
Metoprolol should be used with caution in diabetic patients and patients with liver or kidney disease or during pregnancy.