SELOKENZOC 50MG 28TAB; metoprolol, cardiovascular agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF SELOKENZOC 50MG 28TAB
Each tablet contains: Metoprolol Succinate eq. to Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg.
INDICATION OF SELOKENZOC 50MG 28TAB
SelokenZOC is used for treatment of the following conditions in adults: high blood pressure and to prevent angina pectoris, heart failure, certain palpitations, certain types of irregular heart activity (arrhythmia). SelokenZOC reduces the risk of death and of a further heart attack for patients who have had a heart attack. It has been shown that SelokenZOC reduces the risk of death from cardiac-vascular diseases for men with moderate to svere high blood pressure. The reduced strain on the heart also reduces the incidence of angina pectoris. SelokenZOC can also be given as preventive treatment for migraine. SelokenZOC is used to treat high blood pressure in children and adolescents aged 6-18 years.
DOSAGE OF SELOKENZOC 50MG 28TAB
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Always take this medicine in accordance with your doctor’s instructions. Ask your doctor or the pharmacy staff if you are unsure. SelokenZOC prolonged release tablet is a form of medicine that provides an even effect throughout the day and is to be taken once a day. SelokenZOC can be divided since the tablet is scored, but it must not be crushed or chewed. It should be swallowed with at least 1/2 glass of liquid. The score is only untended to enable you to divide the tablet if you have difficulty swallowing it whole. Adults: The dose you need depends on your health condition and if you take other medicines at the same time. Recommended dose for: High blood pressure is 50-100 mg once daily. Angina pectoris and irregular heart activity (arrhythmia) is 100-200 mg once daily. Stable heart-failure in combination with other medicines the starting dose is 12.5-25 mg once daily. The dose is increased gradually if needed to a maximum of 200 mg once daily. Prophylactic treatment after a heart attack is 200 mg once daily. Papitations is 100 mg once daily. Prophylactic treatment against migraine is 100-200 mg once daily. Use for children over 6 years old and young adults: The doctor will decide the appropriate dose for your child. The dose is dependent on the child’s weight. SelokenZOC is not recommended for children younger than 6 years old. Recommended dose for: High blood pressure, recommended starting dose is 0.5 mg/kg once daily (1/2 prolonged release tablet of about 25 mg for a child weighing about 25 kg). The dose can be increased to 2 mg /kg once daily if needed ( 1 prolonged release tablet of about 50 mg for a child weighing about 25 kg).
OVER-DOSAGE OF SELOKENZOC 50MG 28TAB
If you take an overdose of SelokenZOC: If you take too large a dose of the medicine or a child has accidentally ingested the medicine, contact a doctor, hospital or the poisions information centre, Giftinformationscrentralen (tel 112), for risk assessment and advice.
CONTRA-INDICATION OF SELOKENZOC 50MG 28TAB
if you are allergic to metoprolol succinate or any of the other substances contained in this medicine . If you have serious heart blocks and /or a very low pulse . If you have low blood pressure .
STORAGE OF SELOKENZOC 50MG 28TAB
Keep this medicine out of the sight and out of the reach of children. Store below 30 °C. Use before the expiry date shown on the package after EXP. Dat [ Expiry Date]. The expiry is the last day of the month stated.
PACK OF SELOKENZOC 50MG 28TAB
2*14 Proloned ReleaseTablets.
SELOKENZOC 50MG 28TAB MANUFACTURED BY
Manufactured by: AstraZeneca AB. Packed by: AstraZeneca Egypt for pharmaceutical industries