Rated 5.0/5 based on 20 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Grapefruit And Metoprolol

Share
Dr. Crystal Twynham
27 years in practice
924K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Prakash Deedwania
627 doctors shared insights

Metoprolol (Definition)

Metoprolol belongs to the calss of medications know as beta-blockers. It has many functions, including lowering pulse and blood pressure. It can also be used in people who have weak heart muscles to stop/slow the progression of the disease and perhaps even ...Read more


Dr. Crystal Twynham
27 years in practice
924K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
5

5
Please describe the medication: metoprolol?

Please describe the medication: metoprolol?

Beta-blocker: Metoprolol belongs to the calss of medications know as beta-blockers. It has many functions, including lowering pulse and blood pressure. It can also be used in people who have weak heart muscles to stop/slow the progression of the disease and perhaps even strengthen the heart muscle. ...Read more

Get help now ›
6

6
What are the uses of metoprolol?

What are the uses of metoprolol?

Lots: Metoprolol is a beta blocker class of medicine and used for a wide variety of condtions. Here's just a few 1 : high blood pressure 2: congestive heart failure (reduces progression of disease) 3: suppress abnormal rhythms (eg. Atrial fibrillation 4: prevent heart attacks. There's more! seeing how many indications there are, bet a blockers are quite important in managing cardio vascular disease. ...Read more

Get help now ›
Dr. Crystal Twynham
Board Certified
27 years in practice
924K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
8

8
How much does metoprolol cost?

Go generic: Generic metoprolol, whether you get the extended release form (er) or short acting, is equivalent to the branded versions. Don't spend the extra money. If you have a drug plan, this will certainly be covered as a low cost co-pay. ...Read more

Get help now ›
9

9
Is immediate release metoprolol made?

YES: Metoprolol tartrate is a short acting form and needs to be taken twice daily. ...Read more

Get help now ›
10

10
I take metoprolol at night. can i switch to morning?

In short yes: Yes you can switch the timing but depending on the dose, you can have increased heart rates if there is a prolonged period of time between doses and if there is a shorter period of time between doses, you may have some dizziness from low heart rate or blood pressure. I suggest to switch without side effects, split the dose in half(if not succinate form) and take twoce a day for one transition day ...Read more

Get help now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Crystal Twynham
27 years in practice
924K people helped
Continue
67,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook