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Toprol Xl Overdose In Children
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
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
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
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 100mg metoprolol succinate affect vision? I cut back to 50mg and it unexpectedly improved. Bp went up so i went back to 100mg and back to readers.
BP ; blurry vision: Yes, if the BP drops, you can get blurry vision. My advise check the BP ; pulse if this happens again and a significant drop in any can cause dizziness and blurry vision. Increase fluid intake and avoid abrupt changes in posture will help. Usually these symptoms will subside in few days and i usually advise my patients to start lower and increase ad long the medication is tolerated. ...Read more
I m 44years my BP is mostly coming 130/ 90-92.I m taking metoprolol succinate extended release tablets.Is it ok at this age. I felt giddines once?
I just started metoprolol succinate about 4-5 days ago to control a fast, sometimes irregular heartbeat. How long should it take to fully work?
You need to see results by now.
Dose may have to be adjusted. ...Read more
No: It's an irrational combination. One is long acting and the other is short acting. Use one once a day or the other twice a day. ...Read more
Yes: Although it seems paradoxical, it is sometimes prudent to use a beta-blocker at the same time as a beta-agonist. I assume that the albuterol is being used as an inhaler. If you are wheezing, and you respond to albuterol, you may benefit from inhaled albuterol (typically a short course, as other therapies are likely to be beneficial in chronic use.) there can be untoward side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Metoprolol: Tartrate is shorter acting drug than succinate so can be additive for about 12 hours if taken simultaneously. ...Read more