A member asked:

Cardiologist wants me to take metoprolol er 1/2 25 mgs daily. why? sinus tachy not every nite or day -blood test/ekg ok holter minor skip

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

Your call, I guess: There may be something he/she picked up that you didn't know to share, or he/she may simply be seeking to avoid liability if you have a major rhythm problem. Do you have symptoms that trouble you? Are you hypertensive? Why were you seen? It sounds like a frank chat is in order. Often the best treatment is "nothing" and ultimately it is your choice.

Answered 1/5/2019

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