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What Is The The Drug Classification Of Metoprolol
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
Iam m 34 and I am on metoprolol 25since seven years I gain weight a lot so now I want to switch another drug please help me?
Yes: Mixing drugs and alcohol is dangerous and never is a good idea. Alcohol might add to drowsiness that you might experience while taking this medication. In some cases, alcohol might decrease the effectiveness of medication. Rule of thumb: don't mix medicine and alcohol -- it's safer that way. ...Read more
See below: There are no reported drug interactions between these 2 drugs. This doesn't mean that interactions does not exist. If you feel anything unusual contact your medical provider for further management. ...Read more
Hi doctor I had been on metoprolol 25 ER for around seven years I had gained weight since want to change drug I am m34 please help me?
Prescribed metoprolol tartate 25mg, 3x a day as needed for pvc's. What does "as needed" really imply? Isn't that a drug that needs consistency?
Benign: It means that you have a benign arrhythmia and that the drug wasn't prescribed for safety. It was prescribed to diminish your symptoms. If you have symptoms, take it 3x a day. When your symptoms abate, you can stop taking it. ...Read more
My new cardio wants to switch me from nadolol to metoprolol for my increase HR. Do other md prefer one over the other. He said it's the preferred drug?
No: None of these medications are diuretics.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could the drugs toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?
Drug interactions between tamsulosin and metoprolol? And interactions between tamsulosin and gyberide/metformin?
Dizziness: Tamsulosin should not interact with glyburide or metformin. The drug is known to cause potential dizziness or aesthenia (feelings of weakness) and if you are on metoprolol for high blood pressure these are side effects to watch out for. Also tamsilosin can cause "floppy iris syndrome" so need to inform opthomologist if any eye surgery is planned in future. ...Read more
Is metoprolol XL 47.5 mg + Micardis (telmisartan) 80 mg a good rationale combination of drug for controlling blood pressure?
Iam a med stu, plz doctor I need detail about : 1- atropine poisning, and the interaction between bethancol and metoprolol drug.
Dry as a bone:
Mad as a hatter, and....and....lazy a 19 year old medical student. No I am not going to give you details about these important agents.....you need to look it up, make notes and
remember not only what you have read but the source of the information so you can develop what is called "source memory". That way you can become more than a doctor....you can become a scholar and a "kick ass" doctor. ...Read more
My dr. Has prescribed 75mg metoprolol (beta blockers) per day for my svt. I am now extremely tired most of the time. Is there an alternate drug avail?
Is it safe to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain when taking metoprolol. I looked up drug interactions and saw none.
Yes: Yes -- no more than 2000 mg a day ...Read more
Bp high lately from drug store machine age 63 158/86 pulse 62 on 25mg toprol (metoprolol) under lots of stress. Weight 183 height 6'1. I exercise eat healthy?
Recheck: You should have it rechecked with a manual cuff. Electronic machines not always accurate. ...Read more
I am taking methimazole and metoprolol to treat hyperthyroidism. Are there any OTC drugs I should not take at the same time?
Hi! My husband has to take a drug test today. He has a prescription for Metoprolol Tartrate. Will this show as a false positive?
No: This is not a drug of abuse ...Read more
Md's plan is to abruptly stop toprol (metoprolol) XL (side effects) for lisinopril. The lido effect will help mimimize change of BP bump from the drug withdrawal?
Hypertension: The Lisinopril on board should minimize any rebound increase in pressure from topol withdrawal. ...Read more
My father 72yr with hypertension paroxysmal Af with s.cr1.65 on metoprolol ER100and cordarone (amiodarone) 200 1*3 for wk is there drug better than cordarone (amiodarone) forhm?
Paroxysmal Af: First thing to know is treatment for PAF can be rhythm control or rate control. Depending on access to care and expertise in your area, cure can achieved from AF by ablation of the focus of arrhythmia and then hopefully need no medicine. Wean off. Alternately if on metoprolol and cordarone (amiodarone) (need to also watch thyroid on this medicine, lung toxicity), also should be on blood thinner to mitigate cva ...Read more
Under various BP medication like -Olmesarten, Amlodipine and Metoprolol. Would taking CoQ10 (Ubiquinol) interact with these prescription drugs?
CoQ10: 35 F from down under notes on olmedartan amlodipine metro pro lol wants to take CoQ10. Asks: interaction with BP MEDS. ANS:: prob not but waste of money. You should also be on diuretic for BP is not at goal. If blood K evern low ask test to test for primary Aldo. I specialize in HBP happy to do 2nd opinion. ...Read more
I'm taking celexa&metoprolol and yes today I slipped&used crystal meth and oxycodone. Been trying2stay sober&concerned about the combo of drugs&meds?
Go to ER: The safest answer is to seek medical attention right away. Now is the time to get back into a program of abuse and addiction. The fact that you are posting on here is a cry for help. Reach out to family and friends and let them help you find the resources to treat your disease. ...Read more
I take 50mg of metoprolol twice a day for hbp. When should I take a multivitamin to avoid drug interaction? Can I take naproxen?
I was prescribed celexa&metoprolol to help my depression&anxiety. I've been trying to stay off crystal meth&what would happen if I mixed these drugs?
Safe: Its fine to take the two, just take them as prescribed. If you haven't already started the citalopram then you could have some side effects the first week or so but they shouldn't be bad, maybe a little headache, upset stomach or just feeling off for a few days. You need to watch the opiate use, are you taking all those at the same time? ...Read more