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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?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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