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Doctor insights on: What Is A Drug Replacement For Toprol 25mg And Is The Generic Under Recall

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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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If atrial fibrillation, after aortic valve replacement (in female 79), how is this usually corrected? Bisoprolol, metoprolol , sotalol already tried.

If atrial fibrillation, after aortic valve replacement (in female 79), how is this usually corrected? Bisoprolol, metoprolol , sotalol already tried.

Cardioversion?: Initially with rate control and anti-coagulation. If the atrial fibrillation is causing you symptoms, then a controlled and timed shock to the heart, called cardioversion, can be administrated tito regulate your heart. This is an outpatient procedure. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is more effective metoprolol, toprol-xl?

What is more effective metoprolol, toprol-xl?

Equally effective: Toprol xl is the long acting formulation of metoprolol. So equal efficacy as long as dosing is equivalent. Metoprolpl is a twice a day drug and toprol is once daily. ...Read more

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How will toprol-xl affect the libido?

Toprol (metoprolol): Toprol (metoprolol) common side-effects are tiredness, weight gain & loss of libido, all being dose-dependent. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take toprol-xl while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take toprol-xl while pregnant or breastfeeding?

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 more

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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?

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?

Yes: There are several other b-blockers that can slow your heart down (coreg, bystolic) and there are also some calcium channel blockers that do the same (diltizem and verapamil). Ask your doctor if you can try one of these. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is there a replacement of the drug talwin (pentazocine)?

Is there a replacement of the drug talwin (pentazocine)?

Talwin (pentazocine) nx: Talwin (pentazocine) is not available in us but a combination product called talwin (pentazocine)nx , which is combination of talwin (pentazocine) and nalaxone still available by prescrption as scedule4 drug.Naloxone part prevents abuse of the drug, will cause withdrawl in opoid dependant patients. ...Read more

Dr. Alok Agrawal
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Toprol (Definition)

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