Maybe. Check with your md for possible side effects.
Yes. Those are reported adverse effects of toprol (metoprolol). See http://www. Fda. Gov/safety/medwatch/safetyinformation/ucm201068.Htm.
Yes. Blood pressure lowering medicine can cause above side effects. Discuss with your physician. May need to change your medicine.
Should I worry about Pulse Pressure? 22yr old. Taking toprol (metoprolol) for bp. Blood pressure -106/72. Pulse Pressure -34. Usually PP is about 43-48?
No. Upto 40 is normal.
Ginger. Although Ginger does interact with many medications, particularly those related to blood clotting, it does not react with metoprolol. You should always be very cautious taking any medication with ginger tea. Good luck.
Could you explain why I should trust Metoprolol for high blood pressure? Are there any alternative medications that you would recommend?
Trust? Trust is a discussion that you should have w/your Family Doc. Metoprolol is one of several beta blockers approved to lower blood pressure & slow down heart rate but at risk of making you feel tired or preventing athletes from reaching peak performance. Other drug classes for hypertension include ACE inhibitors (and cousin ARB), calcium channel blockers & diuretics. Check out http://goo. Gl/ck2jlj.