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metoprolol succinate medication

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ethan Levine
23 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Not likely : Angela, while any side effect can theoretically happen with any drug, hair loss is not a common side effect of metoprolol. One thing you may want to c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Yes it is true: Missing one dose is okay. You can use a pill reminder (pill box with day of week printed on it- see photo) so you are less likely to miss a dose.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Ray
Dr. Mary Ray answered
29 years experience Family Medicine
Bp control: You could give him 100 mg of metoprolol succinate daily.
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A female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
14 years experience Cardiology
Yep: Yes. Metoprolol succinate is safe to take with grapefruit.
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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 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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maha Mikhail
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
BP ; blurry vision: Yes, if the BP drops, you can get blurry vision. My advise check the BP ; pulse if this happens again and a significant drop in any can cause dizzine ... 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Dose: You need to see results by now. Dose may have to be adjusted.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
No problem with your: Age but diastolic BP is still elevated so would recommend a discussion with your physician.
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