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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Same: Different names for generic metoprolol....This can come in 12 or 24 hour preparations so read labels.
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Toprol (metoprolol): Both are brand names for metoprolol but toprolol is a sustained release medication designed to be taken only once per say. There are generic versions ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Cooper
24 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Beta blockers: Lopressor is metoprolol tartrate, which is the short acting version and should be taken every 6 or 8 hours. Toprol xl is metoprolol succinate, which i ... Read More
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Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
Up to 450 mg/day: The usual initial dosage of Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) tablets is 25-100 mg daily in single or divided doses. In general, the maximum effect of a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
20 years experience Cardiology
Long & short of it: Generic toprol XL is metoprolol succinate. Generic Lopressor is metoprolol tartrate. Toprol is the long acting formulation of same medication. So if y ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Okay: No problem
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience Cardiology
It : It depends on what your heart rate and blood pressure are since this medication affects both. There are some patients on 75mg and others who can't tol ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience Cardiology
Please : Please see my answer to your question above in the other post.
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Possibly: Bradycardia = heart rate <50/min. Lopressor may be causing the slow heart rate but can be other serious causes: https://patient.info/health/brady ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lopressor: Actually, I really think you need to contact your doctor and just acknowledge that you haven't taken your medication as prescribed. Let him/ her know ... Read More
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Dr. Lori Poling
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Allergy: Depending on whether or not you are allergic to the active ingredient metoprolol or the inactive ingredients in toprol would be the question, . It wo ... Read More
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