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Metoprolol Use In Sle Patients
What do u take into consideration when deciding if its safe to give patient 25mg metoprolol? my resting hr is low but doc said it was fine for me?
Metoprolol: This medicine is generally not given if a patient has a heart rate less than 60, has a significant heart block, or has cardiac failure. Of course, this depends somewhat on why it is being given. Using it in hypertension will have different requirements than using if for a heart attack. ...Read more
Does propranolol or toprol (metoprolol) XR shorten life in patients with tachycardia? I'm 18 and on toprol (metoprolol). Doc wants me on propranolol now
Beta-blockers: They are beta-blockers and may cause bronchial constriction which exacerbates asthma and copd. We treat asthma with beta-agonists (albuterol etc) which are exactly the opposite. That being said, metoprolol in particular is a selective drug and many asthmatics/copd-ers are able to take it if needed for heart disease without any ill effects. Talk to your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can propafenone be used in young patients to suppress disturbing pvcs when metoprolol and verapamil don't work as expected?
Can be used carefull: Can be used carefully under the supervison of an internist or cardiologist! ...Read more
What are the preferred blood pressure readings range for 72yr male hypertensive patient on metoprolol succinate 50mg with s.creatine1.58,B.urea55.
Seek Medical Attenti: Metoprolol not good BP medication by itself. Your question implies you had a high reading. Your serum creatinine makes use of renally excreted meds a problem. If your BP is high Amloadapine may be a good additional medication. Preferred BP is what can be achieved with meds that will not harm patient. In general BP is preferred ...Read more
What should a doctor consider before giving a patient metoprolol for heart palpitations due to too much adrenaline?
An endocrinologist: B"sd It is essential to define the nature and source of the excess "adrenaline", which usually refers to normetanephrine (NE) and less commonly but much more dangerous epinephrine (E). Metoprolol is a selective beta blocker which can counter the effects of excess NE. However, E is both beta and alpha. In conditions of E excess metoprolol can result in paradoxical severe hypertension emergency ...Read more
Heart patients on toprol (metoprolol) who have anaphylactic shock from food allergies. How are they treated? Still with typical epinephrine?
CHF/CKD patient suffering from cough that increases at night. treated at hospital for pneumonia. Should metoprolol be switch to nebivolol/nitroquick?
Hi. The high BUN ratio seems to persist due to 80 mg lasix a day with metoprolol 100. Is the patient dehydrated at the fluid restriction? Any home technique to determine fluid retention in lungs? Patient lost 20 lbs frm 150 lbs in a month (no gain)
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