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Metoprolol Tarta 50mg
NO: These two drugs are frequently used in combination. Just follow Dr"s instructions. ...Read more
No: It's an irrational combination. One is long acting and the other is short acting. Use one once a day or the other twice a day. ...Read more
Xanax (alprazolam): Inquiry not clear. Doses of medications not provided. Please resubmit. Thanks. ...Read more
Safe: They're safe under the direction of a physician. ...Read more
Take lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) 100mg for arrythymia-sometimes arrythymia very bad. Does magnesium/potassium help-also have hypertension-take atacand 12mg daily?
Ask your doctor. : Magnesium (mg) and/ or potassium (k) supplements would be useful if you are prone to deficiencies which can lead to arrhythmias, but check with your doctor first. Other medical problems like kidney disease may increase levels of mg & k, making supplementation risky. Also, Atacand (candesartan) can increase your serum k level. Best to ask your doctor who is measuring your electrolytes. ...Read more
Effexor (venlafaxine) 225mg hs, Neurontin 200mg bid, lisinopril 5mg ac, Prilosec 20mg ac, hydroxyzine 50mg hs, ativan .5 mg prn, too many rx's daily- liver damage?
Probably Not: Especially for someone who is young. Neurontin (gabapentin) doesn't even get metabolized by the liver. That being said, it makes sense to monitor you liver w/regular lab-work & to ask yourself if exercise, nutrition, & meditation can help your symptoms & reduce your pill burden. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Amoxicillin, lisinopril hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) metoprolol, and Klor-Con safe to take together?
See answer: I have several patients who have been on these meds at one time or another without any issues. If your dr. Has an emr, they will often be able to assure if there any interactions. The pharmacist would also be able to confirm if there are any interactions. Best wishes. ...Read more
Ford v Chevy v Dodge: This is a question best addressed w/your doctor. Both are good blood pressure lowering medications that also keep your heart from beating too fast (beta blocker class). Toprol (metoprolol) has more studies recently regarding benefit in heart failure. Of course, cost can play into decision, too, although both are available as generics for $4/mo (http://i.Walmartimages.Com/i/if/hmp/fusion/customer_list.Pdf). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not normal.: Trouble breathing is not a common side effect of toprol (metoprolol). If this is happening you should absolutely call your doctor or call 911/go to ed if worsening. There are more serious, uncommon side effects that can happen with toprol (metoprolol) some of which may eventually lead to trouble breathing (slow heart rate, congestive heart failure), so this absolutely needs to be evaluated soon. ...Read more