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Doctor insights on: Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg Side Effects

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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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What are some side effects of coming off of metoprolol tartrate?

Slowly: This should be titrate downward slowly under a physician's supervision. ...Read more

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Have been metoprolol tartrate for a month. Terrible side effects and I'm going to begin weaning off. Taking 50mgs a day, what is the best step down?

Have been metoprolol tartrate for a month. Terrible side effects and I'm going to begin weaning off. Taking 50mgs a day, what is the best step down?

No need: There is no need to taper off. One just can stop this medication. But, your physician should be part of the process so that the right treatment with another medication can be instituted. ...Read more

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Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) 25 mg made me feel bad. Propranolol made me feel fine but I need a selective beta blocker. Which should I try?

Atenolol: Try atenolol - 12.5 to 100 mg (25 to 50 mg are the most usual doses). Atenolol is a beta 1 specific beta blocker that has the least ability to cross the blood brain barrier of all available beta blockers. It has no intrinsic sympathomimetic activity. It is intrinsically long acting and generally is given as a once a day dose. It's also dirt cheap! ...Read more

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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

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My dr has replaced the atenolol 25 mg once a day at night (not available) to the metoprolol tartrate to 25mg. Twice a day/ why the increase?

My dr has replaced the atenolol 25 mg once a day at night (not available) to the metoprolol tartrate to 25mg. Twice a day/ why the increase?

Not sure: Since metoprolol is the generic of Atenolol, and should be equivalent, I am not sure why your doctor increase the number of pills from one a day to two a day. I would suggest you talk to the physician who prescribed the medication to clarify the directions. I do not want you to develop side effects, so talk to you doctor. Good luck ...Read more

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I've just been prescribed setraline HCL 25 mg once a day. I take 25 mg of metoprolol tartrate twice daily. Would I expect a reaction? If so, what kind

Possible interaction: "Using metoprolol together with sertraline may increase the effects of metoprolol. Contact your doctor if you experience uneven heartbeats, shortness of breath, bluish-colored fingernails, dizziness, weakness, fainting, or seizure (convulsions)." (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=2057-0, 1615-16311) ...Read more

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How to taper off of metoprolol tartrate?

How to taper off of metoprolol tartrate?

Your doctor: Your doctor should help you with this. There are many schedules and none has been proven to be superior. The dose you take, the reason you take it, and length of time you've been on it all factor in. ...Read more

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Why do I need to take metoprolol tartrate with food?

Why do I need to take metoprolol tartrate with food?

Absorption increased: Food increases absorption. Metoprolol serum levels may be increased if taken with food.
For this reason it is advised to take immediate release tartrate tablets with food; metoprolol succinate can be taken with or without food. ...Read more

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Can lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) cause headaches?

No: Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate), (metoprolol tartrate) as you probably know, is used to treat headaches. That said, no 2 people are alike and paradoxical reactions sometimes occur, so if you feel worse on Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) - you know what to do! ...Read more

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Is it okay to use over-the-counter medications with metoprolol tartrate?

Is it okay to use over-the-counter medications with metoprolol tartrate?

More the most part y: Except for oral decongestants, most over the counter meds are safe. Avoiding caffeine containing products would also be prudent. Be wary of any over the counter weight loss products or energy drinks. ...Read more

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What are precautions you should take when using Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate)?

Generally safe: Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) at correct dose is one of the safest drugs. Approp dose useful in pregnancy (unusual) for BP. Comes in short & long acting forms. Does cross Blood-Brain barrier, can worsen depression. Metabolized by liver, so can effect other drugs metab by liver. In patients with Peripheral vasc disease can worsen blood flow to distal extremities, High Dose can limit exercise tol by limiting Hrt Rate ...Read more

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Metoprolol tartrate cause more pvcs?

No: Betablockers such as metoprolol are commonly used to suppress premature ventricular contractions/beats. ...Read more

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Metoprolol tartrate doseage for public speaking, how to not blush?

Wrong drug: The drug for public speaking is propranolol, hot metoprolol. (they're not the same - Propranolol crosses the blood brain barrier much more readily than metoprolol). The usual dose is: 10-20 mg of the short acting preparation 60 minutes beforehand. ...Read more

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Metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate together, is that okay?

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

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What does metoprolol tartrate do?

It is a beta blocker: It protects the heart and blood vessels from adrenaline. Thus, it lowers heart rate and blood pressure and can protect the heart muscle. ...Read more

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Metoprolol tartrate, what is it used for?

Heart disorders: Metoprolol tartrate (lopressor) is an immediate-release (short duration) beta-blocker dosed twice daily for long-term management of hypertension and angina (chest pain). Metoprolol tartrate can also be used to treat an acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). ...Read more

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Is there a benefit to metoprolol tartrate?

Metoprolol: Beta blockers have been shown to decrease mortality as compared to placebo in patients after heart attacks, as well as improve life span in patients with heart failure, and benefit to lowering blood pressure in patients with hypertension. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and signs of metoprolol tartrate?

What are the symptoms and signs of metoprolol tartrate?

None: Signs & symptoms refer to an underlying condition whereas metoprolol is a treatment. Effects of metoprolol include lower hr & bp. ...Read more

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Is the medication metoprolol and metoprolol tartrate the same thing?

Is the medication metoprolol and metoprolol tartrate the same thing?

Yes: For the most part, they are the same, although there is Metoprolol Tartrate and metoprolol succinate, two different preparations of the same drug. They have slightly different properties in terms of the duration of action, but they essentially do the same thing. ...Read more

Dr. George Mathew
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Metoprolol Tartrate (Definition)

Metoprolol tartrate is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more


Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Lopressor (Definition)

Lopressor is a beta blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more