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metoprolol succinate er 25 mg

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Goodman
54 years experience Cardiology
No : Could slow heart rate too much.
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
No : No significant interaction found.
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A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
One is longer acting: The metoprolol you are taking, metoprolol succinate is longer acting and is considered an extended-release version. Often only once a day dosing is r ... Read More
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Dr. Anita Prakash
29 years experience Cardiology
No: As you have noted succinate er (extended release) gives better 24 hours coverage of BP control because of pharmacokinetics versus tartarate. Further ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
No, but discuss it: Always get full info on a new Rx - know the pros and cons, what to expect and do if there's a problem - in detail! Call to get this ASAP. The drug is ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Bradycardia: Your heart rate is low normal for your age but what was the reason for the metoprolol? 12.5mgs is a low dose but I don't recommend lowering your rate ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
29 years experience Cardiology
No not yet : the fact that your BP is now 120/80 (normal is 130/80 or less) is because the medicine is working. Depending on your co-morbidities and age, you may b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Metoprolol: Like propranolol, metoprolol is a beta blocker and will lower your blood pressure and slow your heart rate. This additive effect may be too much for y ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
SHOULD BE: SWALLOWED WHOLE IT IS ER- EXTENDED RELEASE- WILL SLOWLY GET ABSORBED .
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Little risk.: The half-life of this medication is 3-7 hrs; therefore, it's best to take it on time; however, the blood level does not drop off suddenly. Therefore, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Landers
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Medication duration: Succinate (toprol) is the long acting form of metoprolol where as tartrate (lopressor) is the shorter acting form. Toprol can be taken once a day and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
130/90: The goal should be 130/80 or lower. I'm not a fan of using beta.blockers as first line treatment of hypertension unless the patient tends to have a ra ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Mind over mind: Seems like the curse of having health anxiety. Normal bodily sensations and abnormal bodily sensations all are perceived as signs of illness... making ... Read More
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