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Doctor insights on: Metoprolol Flecainide

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Why is my face sore and lip twitching while taking metoprolol and flecainide?

Why is my face sore and lip twitching while taking metoprolol and flecainide?

Hard to say.: These are not common side effects of either of these meds. Lip twitching can be due to a variety of other issues most of which are benign, but the facial soreness is a little bit more concerning. Really depends upon where the soreness is located. Could represent a variety of dermatologic conditions or even sinusitis or dental issues. ...Read more

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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Can someone take metoprolol when taking flecainide?

Can someone take metoprolol when taking flecainide?

Flecainide: Flecainide is a very effective but potentially dangerous drug. While you can use it with metoprolol it should be done carefully and by staff familiar with the use of both drugs. ...Read more

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Can flecainide 50 mg with metoprolol tart 25 mg cause skin to start itching after taking it for a while?

Can flecainide 50 mg with metoprolol tart 25 mg cause skin to start itching after taking it for a while?

Medication/Itching: According to litt's d.E.R.M. Manual, drug eruptions & reactions manual, metoprolol can cause itching in 1-5% of patients and
flecainide can cause itching in 1% of the population. ...Read more

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Why should a beta blocker be taken in rhythm with Flecainide, other than lowering heart rate if I go back into AF?

Why should a beta blocker be taken in rhythm with Flecainide, other than lowering heart rate if I go back into AF?

Beta block: There are a variety of indications for beta blockade including helping to modulate AF and its manifestations, sometimes in conjunction with other medicines;discuss with your prescribing physician for specifics pertinent to you ...Read more

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I'm on warfarin and flecainide. Why should flecainide should always be used in conjunction with a beta blocker or a calcium channel blocker?

I'm on warfarin and flecainide. Why should flecainide should always be used in conjunction with a beta blocker or a calcium channel blocker?

Recurrence: Atrial fibrillation can still recur with Flecainide and Flecainide does not prevent rapid heart rate from Atrial fib. Thus the need for drugs like beta blockers and either of the 2 calcium channel blockers that effectively controls the rate just in case. ...Read more

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My PC doc has me on metoprolol 25mg twice a day. It keeps my readings at 140/95. Why not get my BP down (slowly) to "normal? "

My PC doc has me on metoprolol 25mg twice a day. It keeps my readings at 140/95. Why not get my BP down (slowly) to "normal? "

BP guidelines: The newer guidelines suggest that the systolic (upper) number be 140 or less. Your diastolic (lower) number is high. May need to increase dose. Check with your pcp. ...Read more

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My dr is switching me from metoprolol 12.5mg twice a day & Coversyl 2mg once a day, To Coversyl 4mg once a day & no metoprolol. Is this medically safe?

Yes: It is better in general to be on Coversyl than the beta blocker. Especially as you are young still. Beta blockers have lots of potential side effects. ...Read more

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I'm on flecainide 50mg bid. My symptoms seem worse since I started the med 5 days ago. My doc wants me to increase dose 100mg bid. What do you think?

Flecainide: We don't know enough about you out here to make a judgment. Without knowing more about you, why you're on flecainide and lots of other factors, about all we can say is. Flecainide 50mg BID is a low dose and 100mg BID is usually a lot more effective.....but dosing has to be judged by knowing the patient specific information. ...Read more

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Just put me on flecainide. I read the side effect. Should I take it?

Just put me on flecainide. I read the side effect. Should I take it?

Yes: Some cardiac arrhythmia needs to be treated. Many arrhythmia does not need to be treated. So if your physician elected to put you on flecainide, that means taking medication is much better than not taking it. So, you should take it. But do talk to him or her about your concern.. ...Read more

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Could metoprolol give me side effects 2 months after bring prescribed to it?

Could metoprolol give me side effects 2 months after bring prescribed to it?

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

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Should I be concerned if my dr. Gave me metoprolol tartrate 25mg twice a day, but?

Metoprolol: In general metoprolol 25mg twice a day is a common and safe dosage of the drug. As with any treatment, the indication and the dose need to be appropriate for the patient. ...Read more

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Having a nuclear stress test Tuesday. Dr told me not to take my metoprolol for 48 hrs prior. What will the test consist of, what to expect?

MIBI Scan: A nuclear stress test typically invovles the injeciton of a pharamacologic agent to increase the heart rate or drop the blood pressure followed with imaging of the heart.
The reason you are asked to stop your metoprolol is that this medication prevents you heart rate from increasing and may mask the results of the stress test. ...Read more

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Ihave pains in the left of my shoulder, I take metoprolol tart for rapidpulse, but my BP is lowfor me it's 108/80 and pulse is 50. Isthis okay?

Probably OK, but...: Not sure the question. Your BP and pulse both look OK for your age. They may be a little low as the result of the meds, but hard to say what effect since we do not know your pre treatment numbers and I am not sure what your rapid pulse was due to. You may require the metoprolol. Best to talk to the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What are uses for tambocor (flecainide)?

What are uses for tambocor (flecainide)?

Tambocor (flecainide): Anti arrhythmic agent usually prescribe by a cardialogist electrophysiologist. ...Read more

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What number of doses can takes metoprolol?

Variable: Metoprolol is a beta blocker and the dose range can be quite variable. Usual doses are in the 50-100 mg daily dose but, depending on your response, that dose can be significantly higher. (As prescribed by your doctor). ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: metoprolol?

Beta-blocker: 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 strengthen the heart muscle. ...Read more

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What contraindications of flecainide exist?

What contraindications of flecainide exist?

Structurual abn: Patients with structrally abnormal hearts or with baseline prlonged q t intervals should not take flecanide as it may cause an irregular rythm that can be fatal. ...Read more

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Did metoprolol has contra indications with alprazolan?

No: There is no significant interaction between the two medications. ...Read more

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What things should I avoid while taking toprol (metoprolol)?

Metoprolol: Things to avoid: Dragons, Tyrannosaurs, etc. But you might want to read this for specific information...

http://www. Drugs. Com/metoprolol.html ...Read more

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What would happen if I took tambocor (flecainide) and monofeme?

Drug interactions: There are no known drug interactions between these two medications. Always tell your physician what medicines you are taking so they look at possible interactions before starting you on a new medicine. ...Read more

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What could happen if you overdosed on toprol (metoprolol) XL 50 mg?

What could happen if you overdosed on toprol (metoprolol) XL 50 mg?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...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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Flecainide (Definition)

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