A member asked:

Metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate: can they be taken together?

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

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. Succinate is a long acting form meant to be taken once a day. To me, it doesn't make sense to be on both.

Answered Apr 6, 2019



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Dr. Anthony Pollizzi answered

Specializes in Anesthesiology

they are the same drug so you should NOT take both at once

Answered Dec 4, 2018



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