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How long does it take toprol to work
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werneranswered
Cardiology 46 years experience
varies: Expect to see some onset of action in the first 12 hours and peak action (if you take one daily) in 72-96 hours).
4.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 34-year-old female asked:
Will i die if i accidentally took 200mg toprol xl instead of 100mg that i normally take? i cant remember if i took one or two?
Dr. Silviu Pasniciucanswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Not likely: You might still experience light side effects, but the main thing will be to start using a pillbox in order to make sure this will not happen again in... Read More
28 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Drug safety: I agree with Dr. Pasniciuc. This is not likely to cause severe problems as a one time occurence.
28 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elia Fanousanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: It's a pregnancy category c drug, so ok to use when benefits outweigh risks. Talk to your provider.
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Jagdish Mishraanswered
Cardiology 40 years experience
OK: As such nothing is safe to take during pregnancy except vitamins. Most of the medications are ok after 1st trimester of pregnancy. Toprol (metoprolol)... Read More
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 26-year-old female asked:
Can't take toprol xl because the acid base bothers my bladder but regular metoprolol isn't controlling my high tachycardia well. any other options?
Dr. Harvey Hahnanswered
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 29 years experience
Yes: There are several other b-blockers that can slow your heart down (coreg, bystolic) and there are also some calcium channel blockers that do the same (... Read More
4.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 70-year-old female asked:
Switching from metoprol tartrate 2x daily to generic toprol xl succinate 1x day for arrythmia. will the succinate start to work right away after taking it? my heart gets inpatient when metoprolol isn't administered on time (!?
Dr. David Ellisanswered
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Metoprolol : The transition from the shorter acting forms of metoprolol to the longer acting forms like Toprol should be generally smooth as long as the medication... Read More
7 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixelanswered
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
No additional risk: You are on a lot of medication and they seem important - but do review them w/ your Dr(s) and always do when a new one is added. The melatonin adds n... Read More
854 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaikanswered
Cardiology 33 years experience
Equally effective: Toprol XL is the long acting formulation of metoprolol. So equal efficacy as long as dosing is equivalent. Metoprolpl is a twice a day drug and toprol... Read More
5.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Toprol (metoprolol): Toprol (metoprolol) common side-effects are tiredness, weight gain & loss of libido, all being dose-dependent.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 42-year-old female asked:
Ive been on toprol xl 50mg for 18 years. up until last week, my bp was great 110/78. for a week now, the average is 140/90. what could cause it to be this way all a sudden? can rbbb/lpfb cause elevated bp? it just seems sudden and random?
Dr. Clarence Grimanswered
Endocrinology 59 years experience
No and get the accuracy of your device checks out. They do go bad. Disease does not occur randomly.Your Body is talking to you. Listen and take good... Read More
Answered Oct 17, 2022
A 31-year-old male asked:
My doctor has prescribed 50mg toprol xl in the morning and 0.1mg clonidine at night. is this combo safe?
Dr. Ira Friedlanderanswered
Cardiac Electrophysiology 44 years experience
This is a safe and: effective strategy for management of hypertension. I would suggest you find another health care provider however, one who you trust. An effective trus... Read More
777 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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