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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
30 years experience Cardiology
Slow heart rate: Metiprolol or toprol (long acting metoprolol) are beta blockers. The predominant effect of beta blockers are to slow the heart beat and to decrease or ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Hardwin Mead
41 years experience Cardiology
Go generic: Generic metoprolol, whether you get the extended release form (er) or short acting, is equivalent to the branded versions. Don't spend the extra money ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Toprol (metoprolol) is very safe commonly used drug for hypertension and cardiac problems.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Lots: Metoprolol is a beta blocker class of medicine and used for a wide variety of condtions. Here's just a few 1 : high blood pressure 2: congestive h ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Toprol (metoprolol) xl: The half time has a range as with most drugs 8-12h is approximate range tho higher doses may have slightly longer half times with this agent.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
YES: Metoprolol tartrate is a short acting form and needs to be taken twice daily.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Variable: Metoprolol is a beta blocker and the dose range can be quite variable. Usual doses are in the 50-100 mg daily dose but, depending on your response, t ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience Cardiology
Beta blocker: Metoprolol is a medication which blocks a molecule on the heart called the beta receptor. This results in slowing the heart rate, decreases the occurr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Can be: Yes. All meds are safe if used properly and with frequent monitoring by your doctor. S/he also needs to know all your meds including otc, herbs, alter ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: Toprol (metoprolol) doses can range from 25-400 mg. The question though is what "size" fits you.
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