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Does propranolol or toprol (metoprolol) XR shorten life in patients with tachycardia? I'm 18 and on toprol (metoprolol). Doc wants me on propranolol now

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine
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In brief: NO

Neither shorten life if taken as directed.
Toprol (metoprolol) and propanolol are quite similar medications. You should have no problem switching from one to the other.

In brief: NO

Neither shorten life if taken as directed.
Toprol (metoprolol) and propanolol are quite similar medications. You should have no problem switching from one to the other.
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