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A 32-year-old female asked:

Why shouldn't someone with hyperthyroid take metoprolol?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatrics - Cardiology 39 years experience
Helpful: Beta blockers, such as metoprolol, are a part of the treatment of hyperthyroidism. Beta blockers block the effects of increased thyroid hormone on the heart and circulation. Once hyperthyroidism is controlled, then the beta blockers can typically be discontinued.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 32 years experience
Hyper or hypo ?: It's ok with hyperthyroidism (over active thyroid) if your heart rate was elevated.
Dr. Milton Mintz
A Verified Doctoranswered
68 years experience
Answer correct: I'm still a user of propranolol?

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