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What number of doses can takes metoprolol?

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

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

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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My BP is always on the lower side 80/54 avg..I take metoprolol 12.5 mg twice daily...is it concerning?

Somewhat: Your blood pressure may be too low for optimal health. As a general rule, maintaining a diastolic (bottom number) of at least 70 on average, if possible, is most likely to achieve a better outcome in the long run. This is especially true if you have seen a frequent tendency to feel light-headed after standing up. You may need an adjustment of one or more of your medicines. Talk to your prescriber. ...Read more

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Can you take metoprolol ER as needed for anxiety?

Can you take metoprolol ER as needed for anxiety?

Metoprolol/anxiety: No. Metoprolol is for BP control and should be taken scheduled once or twice a day. ...Read more

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Can someone take metoprolol when taking flecainide?

Can someone take metoprolol when taking flecainide?

Flecainide: Flecainide is a very effective but potentially dangerous drug. While you can use it with metoprolol it should be done carefully and by staff familiar with the use of both drugs. ...Read more

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Can someone take metoprolol when taking flecainide?

Yes: Yes but only on your doctor's prescription. ...Read more