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A 52-year-old female asked:

Is it okay to take metoprolol tartrate.for high blood pressure after taking dayquil severe cold and flu? and if not, how long must i wait before it's safe to take metoprolol? thank you?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
I think it's important that you take your metoprolol on schedule to keep your BP under control. Dayquil contains an ingredient ( phenylephrine) that raises BP. Omitting metoprolol but taking dayquil will most likely raise your BP. Your pharmacist can validate this advice for you.
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