A member asked:

I'm on toprol (metoprolol) (beta blocker) daily for high blood pressure and high pulse rate. if i skip every now and then bc i forget or something can i die? will my heart like stop or something bc i skipped it?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Rick Koch answered

You won't die: But you may experience more symptoms & higher bp. Please don't skip doses.

Answered 10/4/2020


Dr. George Mathew answered

Specializes in Cardiology

No-go to ER: It is not good to do that. You may have to go er more often. Be smart& carry your pills or you may develop a condition called tacchycardia induced cardiomyopathy!

Answered 3/27/2018



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