Top
20
Doctor insights on: Metoprolol Liver

Share
Dr. Neigatha Graney
2 doctors shared insights

Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


2

2
Have hepc n cirohsis..for arrythmatic heart which is better, carzec or metoprolol...which is lighter on liver?

Have hepc n cirohsis..for arrythmatic heart which is better, carzec  or metoprolol...which is lighter on liver?

Metorpolol: Metoprolol is safer as 95% is excreted in urine and doesn't require liver metabolism. Carzec should be avoided when liver function is impaired. ...Read more

3

3
I'm on metoprolol, benicar, omeorazole, allegra, synthroid, (thyroxine) and ativan. Will any of these cause liver kidney or electrolyte issues? Or cardiac issues?

I'm on metoprolol, benicar, omeorazole, allegra, synthroid, (thyroxine) and ativan. Will any of these cause liver kidney or electrolyte issues? Or cardiac issues?

Unlikely: I guess the answer depends on whether you are a glass half empty or a glass half full person. You are not likely to have any of those adverse effects from the medications you listed, however there is no medication that is not associated with rare liver toxicity, and several of the medications on the list might have some of the other side effects you listed. Rarely. ...Read more

5

5
Hello there, What is the difference between atenolol vs Metropolol Are there advantages disadvantages? is one brokendown in the liver vs the kid

Hello there,

   What is the difference between atenolol vs Metropolol
 Are there advantages disadvantages?
 is one brokendown in the liver vs the kid

Atenolol/metoprolol: Atenolol is metabolized in kidney. Metoprolol is metabolized by liver. So, if there is a dysfunction of either organ, then would prefer using the other beta blocker. Atenolol has a variable amount of activity, so if taken once daily, may not last full 24hr. For most cardiovascular conditions, metoprolol is typically preferred. It comes in a twice daily (Lopressor) or once daily (Toprol XL) ...Read more

7

7
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

9

9
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

10

10
Should i be concerned if my dr. Gave me metoprolol tartrate 25mg twice a day, but?

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

12

12
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

13

13
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

15

15
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

16

16
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

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
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

19

19
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

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Prakash Deedwania
716 doctors shared insights

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