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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Metoprolol Allergy

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a safe drug?

Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a safe drug?

Can be: Yes. All meds are safe if used properly and with frequent monitoring by your doctor. S/he also needs to know all your meds including otc, herbs, alternative meds, and vitamins that you use to make sure there are no interactions as well as all medical conditions, including past ones. ...Read more

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Drug interactions between ondansetron and metoprolol?

Drug interactions between ondansetron and metoprolol?

See below: There are no reported drug interactions between these 2 drugs. This doesn't mean that interactions does not exist. If you feel anything unusual contact your medical provider for further management. ...Read more

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I had a cough what medicine can I take? I'm taking metoprolol?

I had a cough what medicine can I take? I'm taking metoprolol?

Depends.: First, the cough comes from a particular (treatable) condition. Second, inflammation is almost always present and inhaled steroids or monteleukast are generally helpful.
Then... sugar drops (cough drops) are certainly not going to interact with metoprolol. Also tessalon perls is safe. Decongestants interact with metoprolol... probably would not recommend those. ...Read more

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Would I be ok to take my Metoprolol with having my add medicine??

Would I be ok to take my Metoprolol with having my add medicine??

Ok: There should be no significant interaction and/or contraindications with taking metoprolol and ADD medications as long as they were prescribed by your physicians who monitor their effects. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to mix alcohol with the drug toprol (metoprolol)?

Is it dangerous to mix alcohol with the drug toprol (metoprolol)?

Yes: Mixing drugs and alcohol is dangerous and never is a good idea. Alcohol might add to drowsiness that you might experience while taking this medication. In some cases, alcohol might decrease the effectiveness of medication. Rule of thumb: don't mix medicine and alcohol -- it's safer that way. ...Read more

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My husband has been prescribed metoprolol to reduce his heartrate, which was running over 100 bpm. Will the medicine help?

My husband has been prescribed metoprolol to reduce his heartrate, which was running over 100 bpm. Will the medicine help?

Hopefully: Metoprolol is part of a class of medications called beta blockers that inhibit beta receptors in the heart. This action lead to slowing of the heart rate. You should follow closely with the doctor to determine if any adjustments in the medication are needed. ...Read more

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How good bystolic vs propranolol, toprol (metoprolol) or other bb medicines? Benefits or side effects please? Thanks

How good bystolic vs propranolol, toprol (metoprolol) or other bb medicines? Benefits or side effects please? Thanks

Most beta specific: Bystolic (nebivolol) is the beta blocker with the most b-1 receptor specificity. As a result it doesn't have as much side effects. Less fatigue and less impotence. ...Read more

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Hi doctor I had been on metoprolol 25 ER for around seven years I had gained weight since want to change drug I am m34 please help me?

Why change?: If the medication is working and your blood pressure and/or symptoms are controlled why change? If not, depending on why you are taking the medication, your options would be different. ...Read more

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Prescribed metoprolol tartate 25mg, 3x a day as needed for pvc's. What does "as needed" really imply? Isn't that a drug that needs consistency?

Prescribed metoprolol tartate 25mg, 3x a day as needed for pvc's. What does "as needed" really imply? Isn't that a drug that needs consistency?

Benign: It means that you have a benign arrhythmia and that the drug wasn't prescribed for safety. It was prescribed to diminish your symptoms. If you have symptoms, take it 3x a day. When your symptoms abate, you can stop taking it. ...Read more

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My dr is taking me off 50mg metoprolol and putting me on a diff bp medicine. She said its ok to stop cold turkey. Is this true or should I wean off?

My dr is taking me off 50mg metoprolol and putting me on a diff bp medicine. She said its ok to stop cold turkey. Is this true or should I wean off?

Depends: Your Doctor might be changing you to a medicine in the same family as the one you are taking, so there would be no consequence from stopping the one you are on. The new one just might be stronger or longer lasting. The only way to know for sure is to ask your doc if they are related. ...Read more

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My new cardio wants to switch me from nadolol to metoprolol for my increase HR. Do other md prefer one over the other. He said it's the preferred drug?

My new cardio wants to switch me from nadolol to metoprolol for my increase HR. Do other md prefer one over the other. He said it's the preferred drug?

Agree: Nadalol is B1 and B2 blocker whereas metoprolol is B2 and more heart selective. So if the goal is max heart effect then metoprolol is the way to go. You may tolerate it better. ...Read more

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Has anyone had bad effects mixing alcohol with the drug toprol (metoprolol)?

Has anyone had bad effects mixing alcohol with the drug toprol (metoprolol)?

Alcohol: Can have an additive effect with beta blockers causing a further lowering of blood pressure. Also, both alcohol (more strongly) and beta blockers like toprol (metoprolol) (less strongly) can cause depression. ...Read more

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Metoprolol side effects, is this medicine or methotrexate increased LDL cholesterol?

Wouldn't blame meds: I would think more likely it would be dietary or genetic factors affecting an LDL cholesterol. True, the metoprolol could adversely affect the lipid profile but I think it's relatively unlikely. I would recc talking to your doctor about it more. There are other options for blood pressure management out there.
Take care. ...Read more

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Could the drugs toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?

Could the drugs toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?

See below: Not likely by themselves, look if there are diuretics such as Furosemide included in your other medications, or combined hydrochlorothiazide combined with your medications. ...Read more

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Drug interactions between tamsulosin and metoprolol? And interactions between tamsulosin and gyberide/metformin?

Dizziness: Tamsulosin should not interact with glyburide or metformin. The drug is known to cause potential dizziness or aesthenia (feelings of weakness) and if you are on metoprolol for high blood pressure these are side effects to watch out for. Also tamsilosin can cause "floppy iris syndrome" so need to inform opthomologist if any eye surgery is planned in future. ...Read more

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Is metoprolol XL 47.5 mg + Micardis (telmisartan) 80 mg a good rationale combination of drug for controlling blood pressure?

Is metoprolol XL 47.5 mg + Micardis (telmisartan) 80 mg a good rationale combination of drug for controlling blood pressure?

Yes: Metoprolol 47.5 mg? . How do you get that dose? .It comes in 25 mg or 50mg, if you do 1 and1/2 it will be 37.5 mg. With micardis, (telmisartan) yes it is a decent combination if it works. ...Read more

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Iam a med stu, plz doctor I need detail about : 1- atropine poisning, and the interaction between bethancol and metoprolol drug.

Iam a med stu, plz doctor I need detail about : 1- atropine poisning, and the interaction between bethancol and metoprolol drug.

Dry as a bone: Mad as a hatter, and....and....lazy a 19 year old medical student. No I am not going to give you details about these important agents.....you need to look it up, make notes and
remember not only what you have read but the source of the information so you can develop what is called "source memory". That way you can become more than a doctor....you can become a scholar and a "kick ass" doctor. ...Read more

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Iam m 34 and I am on metoprolol 25since seven years I gain weight a lot so now I want to switch another drug please help me?

Not likely from med: I don't think your weight gain is from metoprolol. Consult dietitian or discuss with your doctor for labs and further testings ...Read more

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Adverse drug reactions from mixing lexapro, Xanax (alprazolam) and metoprolol?

Adverse drug reactions from mixing lexapro, Xanax (alprazolam) and metoprolol?

No, should be OK: These medications may be used together and should not cause any significant interactions. There is a slight chance of a small increase in the blood level of metoprolol caused by the lexapro, (escitalopram) but it is unlikely that this would be significant. ...Read more

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Which one of these drugs can not be treatment for asthma-- metoprolol, or zafirlukast.?

Which one of these drugs can not be treatment for asthma-- metoprolol, or zafirlukast.?

Metoprolol: This is a beta blocker used to slow your heart rate. It has the potential to make asthma worse. Zafurlukast is an oral drug used to treat asthma. ...Read more

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Which medicine causes hair loss? Metoprolol, Lipitor (atorvastatin)

Which medicine causes hair loss? Metoprolol, Lipitor (atorvastatin)

Maybe metoprolol: I am not aware of Lipitor (atorvastatin) causing hair loss. There are reports of metoprolol causing hair loss although this is not one of the more common side effects. ...Read more

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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