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long term side effects of metoprolol

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamara Lyday
14 years experience Family Medicine
Minimum: The biggest consequence is the need to stop it slowly. As a beta blocker it slows your heart rate. If you stop it cold turkey it can cause rapid heart ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Safe: This is a safe low dose. It can cause transient temporary dizziness or tired ness- which will disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine,
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Toprol (metoprolol) but: Propanalol may be the preferable drug for certain diagnoses. U r md knows, please check with him.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Fatigue: Most common side effect is fatigue. It is a blood pressure medicine, so if it is too strong a dose for you, it can cause low blood pressure. This ma ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
Metoprolol: Metoprolol which is marketed under several names is a beta blocker which helps keep the heart rate regular. The side effects include slow heart rat ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Metoprolol: Read this: http://www.Rxlist.Com/lopressor-drug.Htm.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Albert
9 years experience General Practice
Possible side effect: Possible side effects of beta-blockers include: sexual dysfunction in males, HDL reduction, increased triglycerides, bronchoconstriction if non-select ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Increased heart: Rate & bp.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: All meds (& supplements) have possibility of side effects. Poss side effects of toprol (metoprolol) include: sexual dysfunction, increased triglycerid ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Metoprolol: Side effects vary from person to person could be any where from first dose to later on.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maria Guerra
6 years experience Pharmacology
Varies per person: The way each person responds to medication varies, but yes it is possible to get side effects after being on the medication for months. Usually we wou ... Read More

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