Metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate at the same time?

Metoprolol. Tartrate is shorter acting drug than succinate so can be additive for about 12 hours if taken simultaneously.

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Is the a difference between metoprolol succinate and metoprolol tartrate?

Yes. Tartrate is short acting and needs to be taken twice daily. The succinate form is long acting and is taken once a day. 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...

What is the difference between metoprolol succinate and metoprolol tartrate?

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 of action. 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...

What would be best to keep my heart rate control for longer time. 50mg of atenolol or 50mg Metoprolol Succinate. Cardio wants me to switch to Metoprol?

Metop Succinate. Metoprolol Succinate would provider longer, and more stable beta blocking effects. Assure you are getting metoprolol succinate, and not tartrate variety (the tartrate variety is shorter acting and requires twice per day dosing). Read more...