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Accidentally took and xtra 5mg amlodypine tab right after just took one. I also take 100mg toprol xl 2x a day . Will this xtra cause me any problems?
Unlikely: that a second 5 mgm will harm you however if you experience any dizziness get checked! A home blood pressure kit would be very useful (for a # of reasons) If you do not have one...get one...that way a situation like this can be easily "handled" at home....remotely (via Health Tap Prime for example.... Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age-56 M. On hctz and toprol xl app 6 yrs. BP WAS controlled on this, but Dr visit today 156/102. Added Cozaar. How soon can I expect a reduction?
Eat healthy food: Consuming healthy food would reduce insulin resistance. It might help you have the doses of your medications reduced. Effects of good food can be noticed in 4-6 weeks. Read this short article for more: https://www.kaushikmd.com/?p=429 Your medication will likely take a few days-weeks to fully show its effect. ...Read more
OK: As such nothing is safe to take during pregnancy except vitamins. Most of the medications are ok after 1st trimester of pregnancy. Toprol (metoprolol) being a beta-blocker can also slow baby's heart beats and therefore you have to have a real solid reason to take this medication and needs close fu with your OB &gyn. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor has prescribed 50mg Toprol XL in the morning and 0.1mg Clonidine at night. Is this combo safe?
Can I have a small amount of alcohol on the following medications:Brilinta, prilosec, Lisinopril, Toprol-xl?
Can't take toprol XL because the acid base bothers my bladder but regular metoprolol isn't controlling my high tachycardia well. Any other options?
I was taking 50mg of atenolol doctor suggested I switch to Toprol XL 50mg because the atenolol was wearing off fast. Second day on Toprol and it sucks. It takes too long to kick in I feel it's making anxiety worse. Switching back to atenolol safe?
No additional risk: You are on a lot of medication and they seem important - but do review them w/ your Dr(s) and always do when a new one is added. The melatonin adds no risk to the mix but some there already can cause moderate issues that ought not stop you but should be watched. Best wishes! ...Read more
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
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
Toprol (metoprolol) dose: Anywhere from 12.5 to 200 mg per day and individualized. ...Read more
varies: Expect to see some onset of action in the first 12 hours and peak action (if you take one daily) in 72-96 hours). ...Read more
If you are having: thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Half life: It is usually thought that 4 half lives are enough time for a drug to be completely "gone". Toprol's half life is 3-7 hours. Thus 12-28 hours. ...Read more