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Confused on what to do? I have no more symptoms of hyperthyroidism. Seen a cardiologist gave me lopressor now going to see endor. All symptoms stop?
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Generally safe: Lopressor at correct dose is one of the safest drugs. Approp dose useful in pregnancy(unusual) for BP. Comes in short & long acting forms. Does cross Blood-Brain barrier, can worsen depression. Metabolized by liver, so can effect other drugs metab by liver. In patients with Peripheral vasc disease can worsen blood flow to distal extremities, High Dose can limit exercise tol by limiting Hrt Rate ...Read more
It : It depends on what your heart rate and blood pressure are since this medication affects both. There are some patients on 75mg and others who can't tolerate more than a very small dose. If your heart rate and blood pressure were already low to begin with then you may have problems. The symptoms to watch for are lightheadedness, dizziness, loss of consciousness, or excessive fatigue. The medication typically lasts around 12 hours. Certainly if you are having any of the above symptoms you should seek medical attention and do not drive. If you are concerned you can also call you primary physician's office who should have someone on call to speak with. You can also call your local poison control center. ...Read more
I was on lopressor 25 mg 2 x daily. Now i'm on toprol 50 mg xr. If i tolerated the lopressor well, them i'll tolerate the toprol well to right?
Almost always: The active ingredient is identical. The only difference is the formulation, toprol being a gradual (extended) release form. Since slow release avoids the peaks and valleys of the medication concentration in your blood, it's usually better tolerated than the shorter acting form. ...Read more
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