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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
Are there any dangers in taking metoprolol ER just as needed instead of everyday? I'm taking it for anxiety
Wrong drug: Use the shortacting form: Metoprolol Tartrate - it has a faster onset of action. The ER form takes a while to work. Even better yet, use Propranolol (short acting form). It crosses the blood brain barrier more readily and is more effective. It even has an indication for "stage fright" ...Read more
Is there any danger in taking metoprolol and snoking cannabis? I know u shouldn't smoke but is there more danger with beta?
Is alcohol and metoprolol 12, 5 a dangerous combination? Yes I know its not good to drink and I don't do it alot but I am gong on a trip so I will drink
It is not dangerous.
Do it in Moderation. ...Read more
I take vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine).can that cause me to not sleep? No sleep in 5 days I have mitral valve prolapse is it dangerous for me to take my Metoprolol right now?
Consult your cardio: Long-term Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) use can be associated with heart disease and complications. If you are taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), have a prescription for metoprolol, have known mitral valve prolapse and have not slept in 5 days your medications may need to be adjusted. I suggest to see a physician ...Read more
If I was given 25 mg metoprolol once at ER to help my heart rate, can I safely not take anymore? I heard it's dangerous to stop it suddenly.
Certainly if it was over a day ago, it is out of your system.
The body needs at least days to get used to it. One dose isn't going to get your body used to it.
the same condition that had the ER give it to you once is likely still there now. Not taking it will likely have those conditions pop back. ...Read more
On metoprolol tartrate (25mg) but my anxiety/panic still causes arrythmias at times. Is this dangerous?
Probably not Jackie as these are usually of a supraventricular tachycardia TYPE, (palpitations) or benign atrial ectopics, (PACs) or PAT, paroxysmal atrial tachycardia, but I cannot be sure unless I can see an ECG taken while you are having an attack. Could you upload one for me to comment on. Thanks ...Read more
I am a recovering meth addict and I paid metoprolol for my heart what are the dangers have mixing the two?
Tachycardia of 102-116 for ten straight days no other symptoms---dangerous? Wearing patch monitor. On no medications after two years on toprol (metoprolol).
Could be: A tachycardia of that magnitude that is persistent at your age is strongly suggestive of an arrhythmia or cardiac irregularity more likely due to atrial fibrillation. You need to see your doctor as this put you at risk for stroke even if you have no symptoms. Also you need an adjustment of your medication to control your heart rate. ...Read more
My doctor just prescribed Paxil, (paroxetine) 20mg, for my GAD and Metoprolol Tartrate, 50mg. I am very worried there might be a dangerous interaction with these?
Yes I am a recovering meth addict and I have a stent in my heart and I am on Plavix and Lipitor and metoprolol how dangerous is it to mix Meth?
Methamphetamine: If this is what you mean by meth, it's very dangerous. ...Read more
My homocysteine level was 13.5. I have high blood pressure & sinus tachycardia, on toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XL daily! Is that level of 13.5 dangerous. I'm 18!
Reading metoprolol side effects and -inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles and inability to speak??? What the heck? Why? Dangerous? Caus
Crazy: Not sure what you've been reading. The medicine has been used for decades, is safe, and rarely causes serious side effects. Here's a reliable source: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/drug-8814-Metoprolol+Succinate+Oral. Aspx? Drugid=8814&drugname=Metoprolol+Succinate+Oral&pagenumber=6 ...Read more
On metoprolol 25mg. Heard it can mess with potassium levels. Eat one banana and some almonds. Is that dangerous?
Metoprolol 50mg 2x daily. Benicar (olmesartan) hct 20/12.5 1x daily. Potassium level 3.0. How dangerous is this?
I take 12.5mg a day metoprolol dr wants me to stop it and start taking amlodipne 2.5mg is that ok?
Second Guessing: Yes. Of course it is okay.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
Varies per person: The way each person responds to medication varies, but yes it is possible to get side effects after being on the medication for months. Usually we would hope that your body will adjust and that the side effects will decrease. Did your doctor increase your dose? Are you taking it consistently? If the side effects are bothersome, please see your doctor. ...Read more