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I am 75. A new doctor has prescribed metoprolol succ ER 50mg to replace atenolol 50 mg. I now have increased insomnia. Can i return to atenolol?
Beta blockers: Both beta blockers so could probably switch back but tell your physician ...Read more
In general, about how long after i start metoprolol tart before the ses decrease? I've had insomnia, fatigue after workout, slight nausea/depression
Give it several week: Give it several weeks before the symptoms die down. Blood levels of the drug can vary greatly from individual to individual due to differences in how individuals liver processes the medication. In the event that the depression continues, i would recommend you talk to your family doctor about switching to a different medication. Never stop this medication suddenly you can experience rebound hypertension. ...Read more
Might have anxiety or thyroid issue. Main symptom tachycardia and insomnia. Taking remeron and Xanax (alprazolam) at night. Should i try a low dose beta blocker?
No: I think you should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
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
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?
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
: "i take metoprolol 25mg i started it october 2013 dr wants me to take 12.5mg for a week them switch to amlodipine 2.5mg is that ok i?
Sure: You may not need meds if you start exercising regularly. ...Read more