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Dr. George Mathew
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Metoprolol Tartrate (Definition)

Metoprolol tartrate is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more


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I was prescribed two med lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) from a cardiolist and methimazole for hyperthyroidism. Not taking them I have an appointment with a endorc. Outcome?

I was prescribed two med lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) from a cardiolist and methimazole for hyperthyroidism. Not taking them I have an appointment with a endorc. Outcome?

Told to take meds: ...Is the likely outcome. That pair of meds is used when thyroid levels are high, making metabolism run high, with risk of heart attack, arrhythmia, stroke. Endocrinologist will likely concur with prescription and discourage you from not taking meds in future. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is Buspar (buspirone) safe for patients with arrhythmia? (wpw) i'm on lopressor, synthroid, and multiple vitamin daily. Any risks?

Is Buspar (buspirone) safe for patients with arrhythmia? (wpw) i'm on lopressor, synthroid, and multiple vitamin daily. Any risks?

Usually, safe.: Although theoretically, there could be blood pressure or heart rate effects of Buspar (buspirone) due to its effects upon serotonin and dopamine, there are no reports of buspar-induced wpw-associated arrhythmias. Interestingly, although IV beta-blocker might not halt a wpw-related arrhythmia, oral beta blockers seem to decrease stress-related recurrences of tachycardia in WPW patients. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Lopressor (Definition)

Lopressor is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more