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Doctor insights on: Metoprolol Warnings And Recalls

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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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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?

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?

Not likely from med: I don't think your weight gain is from metoprolol . Consult dietitian or discuss with your doctor for labs and further testings ...Read more

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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

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How much does metoprolol cost?

How much does metoprolol cost?

Go generic: Generic metoprolol, whether you get the extended release form (er) or short acting, is equivalent to the branded versions. Don't spend the extra money. If you have a drug plan, this will certainly be covered as a low cost co-pay. ...Read more

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What are the uses of metoprolol?

Lots: Metoprolol is a beta blocker class of medicine and used for a wide variety of condtions. Here's just a few 1 : high blood pressure 2: congestive heart failure (reduces progression of disease) 3: suppress abnormal rhythms (eg. Atrial fibrillation 4: prevent heart attacks. There's more! seeing how many indications there are, bet a blockers are quite important in managing cardio vascular disease. ...Read more

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Half life toprol (metoprolol) xl?

Half life toprol (metoprolol) xl?

Toprol (metoprolol) xl: The half time has a range as with most drugs 8-12h is approximate range tho higher doses may have slightly longer half times with this agent. ...Read more

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Is immediate release metoprolol made?

YES: Metoprolol tartrate is a short acting form and needs to be taken twice daily. ...Read more

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Can i take diurex while taking metoprolol?

Can i take diurex while taking metoprolol?

Yes: Pamabron, bromtheophyline, is an OTC diuretic and can be taken with metoprolol, a beta blocker. However, check with your doc why u may need a diuretic, and if so, is this OTC med the best one for you. ...Read more

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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

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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

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Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a safe drug?

Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a safe drug?

Can be: Yes. All meds are safe if used properly and with frequent monitoring by your doctor. S/he also needs to know all your meds including otc, herbs, alternative meds, and vitamins that you use to make sure there are no interactions as well as all medical conditions, including past ones. ...Read more

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Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a large dose?

No: Toprol (metoprolol) doses can range from 25-400 mg. The question though is what "size" fits you. ...Read more

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What happens if I take a bunch of metoprolol?

What happens if I take a bunch of metoprolol?

Call 911: If you took more than you should, then you should call Poison Control or 911 as soon as possible with information about how much you think you took to ensure that your heart rate and blood pressure continue to supply your organs with blood and oxygen. You may need to be under close medical observation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can I eat garlic while taking 50 mg metoprolol?

Can I eat garlic while taking 50 mg metoprolol?

Yes: While there is a minor interaction as indicated from drugs.com the risk vs. benefits of you continuing to take metoprolol would indicate it is OK. If you feel unsure please discuss it with your doctor who prescribed it. ...Read more

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What is effect of prolonged usage of metoprolol?

What is effect of prolonged usage of metoprolol?

Metoprolol: Hello UGonzalez, I saw your question and wanted to help you out. Metoprolol is a great medication for blood pressure, tremors, heart failure or heart disease but it does have side effects like all drugs. Shortness of breath, erectile dysfunction, insomnia and depression are rare and associated with long term use. You should see your MD if you have any of those symptoms. Good luck to you :) ...Read more

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I take metoprolol at night. can i switch to morning?

In short yes: Yes you can switch the timing but depending on the dose, you can have increased heart rates if there is a prolonged period of time between doses and if there is a shorter period of time between doses, you may have some dizziness from low heart rate or blood pressure. I suggest to switch without side effects, split the dose in half(if not succinate form) and take twoce a day for one transition day ...Read more

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How much toprol (metoprolol) XL is an overdose of it?

Toprol (metoprolol) dose: Maximum dose is 200 mg/day. The dose must be adjusted based on heart rate (pulse) and blood pressure for each person. Usual goal is a pulse of 60 with a BP of 120/80. A well tolerated dose by one person may be an "overdose" in another person if it causes the pulse or blood pressure to fall too low. ...Read more