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how long does it take toprol to work

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
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).

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raja'a Kaddaha
27 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Talk to your doctor : Yes. You can switch back to atenolol but talk to your doctor first and find out the right dose and frequency .
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcela Riojas
15 years experience Family Medicine
Extra dose: I recommend monitoring for dizziness, weakness, and check your blood pressure since it may drop a little bit more with the extra dose. Otherwise if no ... Read More
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely: that a second 5 mgm will harm you however if you experience any dizziness get checked! A home blood pressure kit would be very useful (for a # of reas ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elia Fanous
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It's a pregnancy category c drug, so ok to use when benefits outweigh risks. Talk to your provider.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Hahn
26 years experience Cardiology
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
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Toprol/metoprolol is: only a tool, called a beta blocker, which partially inhibits adrenaline & noradrenaline output from brain/autonomic nervous system from stimulatin ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Metoprolol : Metoprolol has an effect on heart rhythm hours after ingestion
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Dose: You need to see results by now. Dose may have to be adjusted.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
30 years experience Cardiology
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
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