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Doctor insights on: Metoprolol Drug Interactions

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Dr. Prakash Deedwania
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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


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

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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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?

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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Is there any any interactions between codeine and metoprolol? they are both cyp2d6 substrates correct?

Is there any any interactions between codeine and metoprolol? they are both cyp2d6 substrates correct?

Yes...: You are correct, regarding the pharmacology and metabolism, they are both CYP450: 2D6 substrates and metabolized through the liver. They may have additive effects including lowering blood pressure, leading to symptoms of dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting. Thus, not recommended to take together except under the direction of a physician (if both medications are absolutely needed). ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Metoprolol XL and Magnesium Glycinate? My EP suggested magnesium but I've read some interactions with the two.

Interaction checker: You're smart to ask about interactions. Two of best sources for info are your prescribing doc & your dispensing pharmacist. Of course, you have to tell them everything you're taking, including dietary supplements such as magnesium plus OTC (non-prescription) medications. Interaction checkers are also available online (which show no interaction (http://goo.gl/jKOf8x) btwn Metoprolol & magnesium). ...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?

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