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metoprolol succinate

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Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
Yep: Yes. Metoprolol succinate is safe to take with grapefruit.
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A 55-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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Landers
30 years experience in 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dose: You need to see results by now. Dose may have to be adjusted.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No problem with your: Age but diastolic BP is still elevated so would recommend a discussion with your physician.
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
See answer: You can take those two together, but keep in mind, the beta-blocker class of meds can cause issues in people with respiratory illnesses. That is to ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience in Cardiology
Metoprolol: Tartrate is shorter acting drug than succinate so can be additive for about 12 hours if taken simultaneously.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: It's an irrational combination. One is long acting and the other is short acting. Use one once a day or the other twice a day.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
Different meds: Although they are both the same medicine, they are taken differently. Tartrate is a shorter acting form meant to be taking 2 or 3 times a day. Succi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Tartrate is short acting and needs to be taken twice daily. The succinate form is long acting and is taken once a day.
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