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What Is Metoprolol Tartrate 25 Mg Used For
Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) 25 mg made me feel bad. Propranolol made me feel fine but I need a selective beta blocker. Which should I try?
Atenolol: Try atenolol - 12.5 to 100 mg (25 to 50 mg are the most usual doses). Atenolol is a beta 1 specific beta blocker that has the least ability to cross the blood brain barrier of all available beta blockers. It has no intrinsic sympathomimetic activity. It is intrinsically long acting and generally is given as a once a day dose. It's also dirt cheap! ...Read more
Is it safe to take 1mg Melatonin, at bedtime while I am taking Metoprolol Tartrate, 25 mg daily for high blood pressure?
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Is it safe to take lisinopril 40 mg twice daily, metoprolol tartrate 25 mg once daily, and bumetanide 1 mg once daily safe. I'm also hep c.?
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Metoprolol: When you don't need it, then don't take it. It could cause dangerous effects on your body. ...Read more
Metoprolol: Half time varies by pt. Assuming a long t1/2 of 12h and a desire for complete clearance estimate 10 half times so at least 5 days. These vary by patient and are rough. ...Read more
I usually take 25mg lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) a day, I might have taken 3. Will I be ok 57yr old male
It: It depends on what your heart rate and blood pressure are since this medication affects both. There are some patients on 75mg and others who can't tolerate more than a very small dose. If your heart rate and blood pressure were already low to begin with then you may have problems. The symptoms to watch for are lightheadedness, dizziness, loss of consciousness, or excessive fatigue. The medication typically lasts around 12 hours. Certainly if you are having any of the above symptoms you should seek medical attention and do not drive. If you are concerned you can also call you primary physician's office who should have someone on call to speak with. You can also call your local poison control center. ...Read more
I might have accidentally taken 25mg lopressor (metoprolol tartrate). I usually take 2 25mg. Will I be ok? Xx
Please: Please see my answer to your question above in the other post. ...Read more
How long after last dose of metoprolol tartrate would it take to notice increase in hr and/or BP if not continuing dosage of 12.5mg BID?
24 hours: The half life of metoprolol tartrate is 3-7 hours which means that about every 5 hours your body will clean out half of the drug in your blood stream. After about 4 half lives 95% of the drug is out of your system (assuming you are not taking any more) but some people have said their blood pressure will stay controlled 3-5 days after stopping the drug. ...Read more
Can metoprolol tartrate 12.5mg dose cause feeling "off" or difficulty in waking? Have taken 2 doses and don't feel right, but have had probs for a wk
May cause fatigue: Metoprolol is a B blocker used to treat high blood pressure and certain arrhythmias. They block the receptors that epinephrine (Adrenaline) acts on causing lowering of heart rate and Blood Pressure. Their side effects usually include fatigue, decreased exercise tolerance and sleep problems. These are usually transient and "go away after 2-3 weeks of regular dosing. Should not stop them suddenly ...Read more
Your doctor: Your doctor should help you with this. There are many schedules and none has been proven to be superior. The dose you take, the reason you take it, and length of time you've been on it all factor in. ...Read more
Yes you can. You probably take it bid. In any case no problem. Take it ;)
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My dr has replaced the atenolol 25 mg once a day at night (not available) to the metoprolol tartrate to 25mg. Twice a day/ why the increase?
Not sure: Since metoprolol is the generic of Atenolol, and should be equivalent, I am not sure why your doctor increase the number of pills from one a day to two a day. I would suggest you talk to the physician who prescribed the medication to clarify the directions. I do not want you to develop side effects, so talk to you doctor. Good luck ...Read more
I've just been prescribed setraline HCL 25 mg once a day. I take 25 mg of metoprolol tartrate twice daily. Would I expect a reaction? If so, what kind
Possible interaction: "Using metoprolol together with sertraline may increase the effects of metoprolol. Contact your doctor if you experience uneven heartbeats, shortness of breath, bluish-colored fingernails, dizziness, weakness, fainting, or seizure (convulsions)." (http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=2057-0, 1615-16311) ...Read more
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No: Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate), (metoprolol tartrate) as you probably know, is used to treat headaches. That said, no 2 people are alike and paradoxical reactions sometimes occur, so if you feel worse on Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) - you know what to do! ...Read more
Slowly: This should be titrate downward slowly under a physician's supervision. ...Read more
More the most part y: Except for oral decongestants, most over the counter meds are safe. Avoiding caffeine containing products would also be prudent. Be wary of any over the counter weight loss products or energy drinks. ...Read more
Generally safe: Lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) at correct dose is one of the safest drugs. Approp dose useful in pregnancy (unusual) for BP. Comes in short & long acting forms. Does cross Blood-Brain barrier, can worsen depression. Metabolized by liver, so can effect other drugs metab by liver. In patients with Peripheral vasc disease can worsen blood flow to distal extremities, High Dose can limit exercise tol by limiting Hrt Rate ...Read more
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together with asa and a statin. ...Read more
Metoprolol: Tartrate is shorter acting drug than succinate so can be additive for about 12 hours if taken simultaneously. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Ask your doctor since only your doctor would know since it depends on other medical conditions. ...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
Different meds: Although they are both the same medicine, they are taken differently. Tartrate is a shorter acting form meant to be taking 2 or 3 times a day. Succinate is a long acting form meant to be taken once a day. To me, it doesn't make sense to be on both. ...Read more
Duration: Metoprolol succinate is an extended-release version dosed once daily, meanwhile, Metoprolol Tartrate is an immediate-release (short duration) version dosed twice daily for long-term management. Both can treat hypertension and angina (chest pain), however, succinate is also indicated for heart failure and tartrate can be used to treat an acute myocardial infarction (heart attack). ...Read more
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