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Dr. Prakash Deedwania
702 doctors shared insights

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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Toprol (metoprolol) and the side effects?

Toprol (metoprolol) and the side effects?

Possible side effect: Possible side effects of beta-blockers include: sexual dysfunction in males, HDL reduction, increased triglycerides, bronchoconstriction if non-selective beta-blocker leading to shortness of breath, bradycardia, hypotension, heart block, fatigue, and dizziness. However, don't forget that most people do fine, or have a brief adjustment period then are fine. Talk w/ ur doc to see if benefits>risks. ...Read more

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Does toprol (metoprolol) have unwanted side effects?

Does toprol (metoprolol)  have unwanted side effects?

Possibly: All meds (& supplements) have possibility of side effects. Poss side effects of toprol (metoprolol) include: sexual dysfunction, increased triglycerides, bronchoconstriction, bradycardia, hypotension, heart block, fatigue, & dizziness. However, don't forget that most people do fine, or have a brief adjustment period then are fine. Talk w/ ur doctor about whether the potential benefits outweigh potential risks. ...Read more

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Propranolol safety in 18y/o male with tachycardia & high bld. Press? Life expectancy decreased? Side effects? Toprol (metoprolol) vs propranolol?

Propranolol safety in 18y/o male with tachycardia & high bld. Press? Life expectancy decreased? Side effects? Toprol (metoprolol) vs propranolol?

This is so common: That i despair of accurate diagnosis. Your heart and BP at 18 are controlled by the limbic system of the brain---a computer that organizes your ability to adapt to environment. Defective oxidative metabolism causes the computer to send out unnecessary signals through the sympathetic nervous system. Commonest cause is vitamin b1 and magnesium deficiency from ingestion of sugar and sweeteners. ...Read more

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Typically, between propranolol & toprol (metoprolol) which is safer & has less long term side effects?

Typically, between propranolol & toprol (metoprolol) which is safer & has less long term side effects?

Toprol (metoprolol) but: Propanalol may be the preferable drug for certain diagnoses. U r md knows, please check with him. ...Read more

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What are common side effects of metoprolol?

What are common side effects of metoprolol?

Fatigue: Most common side effect is fatigue. It is a blood pressure medicine, so if it is too strong a dose for you, it can cause low blood pressure. This may make ou feel dizzy, tired, or fainty. It typically slows the heart rate, so an excessively slow heart rate may result. It can cause erectile dysfunction in men. It may cause unusual dreams or depression. ...Read more

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How many days do you have to be on metoprolol for side effects?

Metoprolol: Side effects vary from person to person could be any where from first dose to later on. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of taking 25mg metoprolol every day?

What are the long term side effects of taking 25mg metoprolol every day?

Safe: This is a safe low dose. It can cause transient temporary dizziness or tired ness- which will disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine, ...Read more

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Could metoprolol give me side effects 2 months after bring prescribed to it?

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

Dr. Alok Agrawal
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Toprol (Definition)

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