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Prolomet Xl 25mg
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WHAT IS IT FOR? AFTER EFFECTS? DURATION TO TAKE THIS ? ## Need more info on drugs molecules to understand drug intake and avoid side effects if any can be avoided ## Prolomet-XL contains the active ingredient Metoprolol, which is a beta blocker that is commonly used to treat high blood pressure, cardiac conditions and migraines. As to how long of a time period that you have to be on it, that really depends on why you are taking it. If you are using it to help control high blood pressure and/or a cardiac condition, then it is highly likely that you will be on this or a similar mediation for the rest of your life to keep those conditions under control. As to the side effects and avoiding them, not everyone experiences them and if you do, there is really no known way to avoid the side effe...
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metoprolol withdrawal
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i've been taking metoprolol for several years as partial treatment for high blood pressure. through diet and xcercise, i've lowered my BP to the point my doctor says drop the metoprolol. i did, 3 days ago, and i'm soooo tired, dizzy, irritable, and my vision is blurred. is this withdrawal? how long will it last? i remember starting this medication was terrible to get used to. it appears that stopping it is just as bad. ## I am experiencing the same thing and I am tapering off of the metoprolol. I have only been on for a couple of months and now the withdrawal is just as bad. I am down to 12.5 mg two times a day. It is tough. ## it went away after a week or so. i feel great now, and my BP and heart rate have risen slightly, but thats the reason we stopped it. i've lost en...
Updated 1 day ago.
 
metoprolol tartrate 25mg side effects
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Been having an itching scalp and skin at night when going to bed and it keeps me awake. Changed shampoos several times thinking that was my problem. Then I saw the list of side effects and it could be this medicine. Feels like ants crawling on my skin during the day and at night. Been taking this since my open heart surgery in Jan 2015. Seems to be getting worse. Anyone have these side effects? ## Hello, Jules! How are you? This class of medications can cause those types of issues, due to the way they work on your circulation to lower blood pressure and improve heart function, as reported by the FDA. I used to experience it myself, when I was taking Candesartan. However, since you have had open heart surgery, there could be something else going on with your circulation that isn't re...
Updated 5 days ago.
 
Hair loss, weight gain, purple feet and hands
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I suffered so many side effects since starting this med. The first thing was hair loss, I haven't cut my hair in 2 years and it's gotten thin and stringy. Next I started to notice my feet and hands were cold and purple. I looked that up to see what was wrong and after much searching online found this was another side effect. Then I looked up extreme fatigue, another side effect. And weight gain. It says only 4 lbs, but my endocrinologist put on a RX diet pill that was supposed to help me lose weight and I haven't lost one lb! I don't eat anything! I have salad, tuna and raw vegetables at work and a piece of meat and watermelon when I get home. I never eat the junk food that my coworkers bring in. It is true that I don't exercise like I used to, because I'm exhaus...
Updated 8 days ago.
 
Metoprolol side effects
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I started Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg being one tab every 12 hours. I was in the hospital with pressure of 200/130 , sometimes higher with high pulse and irregular heartbeat. I experienced tightening in chest, slight difficulity in breathing, and extreme variables in my pressures. Most of the time they are in the normal range, but occasionally my systolic has dropped under 100 and my diastolic was 58. I am monitoring my foods and am also taking Ativan twice daily. I am terrified. Anybody else have these variables in pressures.? I have only been on the medicines for four weeks now. I have had diabetes and thyroid neg testing. I was diagnosed with Panic Disorder??? Never heard of it before. All my family including five sibbkings have high blood pressure as well. ## These types of variations ...
Updated 27 days ago.
 
metoprolol & hair loss
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I have been taking 200 mg. a day for about 4 years. I thought it was a coincidence that I've lost 50% of my hair during this time because I am also going through menopause. I just found out that it is possible the hair loss is caused by metoprolol, so my doctor just wrote me a RX for a different drug. Will my hair grow back? It was very long, down to my waist, but I've been cutting it to compensate for the thinness. I just touch my head and lose a few hairs! Any ideas? ## I have been on 25 mg of metoprolol for 2 months and my hair is rapidly falling out. I have stopped taking it. Will my hair stop falling out? Is the hair loss that I have already experienced reversable? ## If your hair loss truly was caused by taking Metoprolol, then yes, your hair will all grow back. BUT you we...
Updated 27 days ago.
 
Metosartan 50
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I need to know the usage of this medicine ## Metosartan contains the active ingredients Metoprolol and Telmisartan, it is commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## Previosly I was taking ATON 50 mg for high blood pressure (142/93), but now my Doctor hs changed the tablet and it is METOSARTAN-50 daily after breakfast. Please i WANT TO KNOW the side effects and whether is it safe. ## I am not sure if I took metosartan 50 this morning. Does it matter if I skip it for a day? ## i want to know the usage of the medicine wheather it is before tiffin on the empty stomach or after tiffin in the morning. can it be taken along with imdur 30...
Updated 28 days ago.
 
metoprolol succ er 50 mg tasan
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I have been taking Metoprolol Succ ER 50 MG from Tasan for 2 years, and now CVS changed my prescription to Taeth. Is it true as CVS stated that Tasan has been discontinued? Has anyone changed from Tasan to Taeth? ## TASAN simply stands for a Tablet manufactured by Sandoz pharmaceuitcals, TAETH means this tablet is manufactured by Ethex pharmaceuticals. I do not know if the other one has been discontinued, but they are the same medication. ## CVS recently changed my 100mg dose of Metoprolol Succ TASAN to TAETH 50 mg x2 - with the same story as you got about TASAN supposedly discontinuing the 100 MG dose. To me it seems they're simply using up their supply so I get to take horse pills times two a day this month.. I mean really thanks CVS lol ## I picked up my metoprol 50mg. At cvs. Mf...
Updated 30 days ago.
 
metoprolol and sleep
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What would be safe to take for sleep with taking a heartpill metoprolol.I don't take these as prescribed .I take 1 maybe a day instead of prescribed 2a day.but I can't seem to relax n accept sleep as I should..yvonne ## Hello, Yvonne! How are you? Why aren't you taking them as prescribed? If your heart rate or blood pressure is up and/or your heart function is off, that can affect your ability to sleep. Taking them as prescribed might help resolve this issue for you. In turn, better sleep also helps with blood pressure, heart rate and heart function. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, increased urination and hypotension.
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Metoprolol Succinate ER Causes Hair Loss
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Why do doctors online and offline pretend that Metropolol does NOT cause hair loss, when there are patients online and right in front of offline doctors complaining that this beta blocker is making them lose their hair!? Instead of being honest, they blame the patient's genetics or make out like it's some other cause--stress, maybe, or diet, blah-blah. Metoprolol causes the hair to fall out and it doesn't take a long time on that drug, either. Just a couple months, and some of us are near bald. Time for honesty about this, and also WHY AREN'T THEY DEVELOPING A HEART MED THAT DOES NOT CAUSE HAIR LOSS???? ## How long does it take for the Metoprolol to leave the body after you stop taking it? and how long does it take to get your hair back? ## Well that sucks. I have been o...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Metoprolol: Do the side effects improve eventually?
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I started Metoprolol this Monday after the cardiologist prescribed it because of being in the ER with extremely fast heartbeats. After a heart ultrasound, chest xray, blood tests, and wearing a holter moniter, they found there was nothing wrong with my actual heart other than the fact that I have a mild heart arrhythmia which they believe was brought out by a virus I also had. Now that I have started the medicine, I have had dizziness, nausea, sever mood swings, insomnia, and anxiety. The cardiologists' nurse said these were all normal, but it seems a little excessive to me. I am on the lowest possible dose (25MG) minus the possibility of cutting the pill in half and I take it once a day. I do not have high blood pressure and am young and not overweight (5ft and 105lbs). Has anyone ...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
best time to take metoprolol 150
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best way to take metoprolol 150. The Dr. said to take in morning and night. Don' remember how much to take . ## Hello, Ellen! How are you? What are the directions on the prescription label? If they aren't on there, your pharmacy should have record of them. If the doctor prescribed 150mgs twice a day, then that is how much you should take. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension.
Updated 1 month ago.
 
METOPROLOL ER 50MG TAB PAR
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My Pills Metoprol ER 50 is oval with a line for splitting. On other side 369. Is this Metoprolol? Can' find that description for Metoprolol ## Yes - the white oval pill scored on one side, 369 on the other side is Metoprolol Succinate Extended-Release Tablets 50mg manufactured by Ethex. [1] Do you have any other questions or information to add? Please post back if you do... References: [1] ## I p/u my meds today, on the bottle it has the letters (wats), on the old bottle it has (par) what does that mean any diffence ## Chili, I'm guessing it stands for the manufacturers of the generic medication. Wats is most likely Watson Pharmaceuticals, and Par is most likely Par Pharmaceuticals. Let us know if you notice any differerence between the two ... ## is there any difference betwe...
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metoprolo er tab cuc100mg
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round white with a three digit code 368 ## was perscribed to me for pain or to help deal with hiv? ## is Metoprolol SUC 100mg Er tab a generic for toprol? Also just making sure that it is for high blood pressure, correct? PLEASE let me know the answers. THANKS ## Yes, Sandra, your information is correct. It is a generic for Toprol XL, also sold under the trade name Lopressor. It is a beta-blocker, used to treat high blood pressure as well as other cardiovascular issues. Some of the most common side effects are dizziness and drowsiness. ## Since starting metoprolo er tab 50 mg. I have been perspiring profusely. Has anyone else had this side effect? ## is metoprolo ER Tab suc 50mg the same as metoprolol 50 mg ? ## I also have been taking 50 mg x 2 a day for years and I have been gradually...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
i m 36 yrs old male my blood pressure level rises to max 150 100 and for doctor prescribed me metoprolol succinate extended release amlodipin
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I'm 36 yrs old (male), my Blood pressure level rises to max 150/100. and for my doctor prescribed me Metoprolol Succinate Extended-Release & Amlodipine 25/2.5 once daily at bed time,and i've been on this medication for the past four months. But still my BP level is not fully controlled and after the medication too, my BP level is @130/90. And i've been having some side effects too like dizziness,headache and my neck randomly becomes stiff. So i want to stop this medication and would like to try another prescription. but in doing so i want to know whether there would be any serious imbalance in my pressure level or any withdrawal symptoms? so i would like to get a feedback on this matter. thank you. ## Hello, Naga! How are you? You are never going to be able to check your...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Metoprolol Succ ER 25mg - withdrawal question
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So I was prescribed Metoprolol for high BP and have taken it for a total of about 8 years. It was horrible in the beginning - weird, vivid nightmares, constant fatigue, weight gain..but I kept on because I thought that I had to for my BP. Probably a bad decision. My dosage has been as high as 100mg in the beginning, and was gradually lowered by the doctor over the years. Most recently for about the last year I had taken a half of a 25mg per day, so a pretty low dose. I started to feel as if this medicine was hurting more than helping so I asked the doctor who said that I could wean off. So I did for about two weeks - a half of a 25mg every other day, then stopped. The last pill I took was about two months ago. I still feel as if I'm having withdrawal, but is that still possible two ...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
Metoprolol 12mg
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Hi, I have been taking Metoprolol 12mg daily. for palpitations. (this is only my thrid dose) i don't like the side effects, my hr was 53 last nite...i want to stop taking this med...how can I stop? Thank you ## There are many people that have problems due to the side effects of this class of medications. That said, however, since you are taking it for such a serious condition, it is not advisable to just stop abruptly. It can cause a rebound effect that could make your palpitations worse. You should contact your doctor, immediately, regarding this matter. Have you tried getting in touch with your doctor, yet? ## I am on 100 mg per day of Metoprolol for borderline HBP. I've been on the med about six months, but the last month I've been experiencing non-stop heart palpitations...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
best time to take metoprolol
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If i take 25 mg of metoprolo tartrate twice a day is it safe to take 6 to 7 hrs apart like 11am and 6pm ## Hello, Mandie! How are you? It would be best to try for closer to 12 hours apart, though it doesn't have to be perfectly precise, but the more accurate the better. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 months ago.
 
metoprolol and frequent urination
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I am taking Metroprolol (minax 50) half a tablet twice a day and have been on them since having a stent in July 13. For the last few months I have been getting up every two hours to urinate through the night...Is this a side effect please? I am also on Clopidogrel 75, Alorvastating 80mg and 100 mg Aspirin a day. ## Hello, Suzanne! How are you? The Metoprolol can cause more frequent urination, but it's usually not that extreme. Learn more Metoprolol details here. I'm kind of prone to think that it's more likely due to the Atorvastatin, it has caused that type of problem for many people that had to take it. Learn more Atorvastatin details here. Have you contacted your doctor about it? ## Thank you for your response! I have just got back from Doctor and he is testing for infect...
Updated 2 months ago.
 
metobest metoprolol
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Have no insurance had to find medication in mexico and I am ify about taking this medication called metobest metoprolol mine is called metoprolol er 100mg tab wat. ## Hi, Yoli! How are you? Unfortunately, the operative word here is Mexico, which means there's no way to be sure if you actually received the medication you intended to get. They have almost no regulation there for drugs and they have a very large fraud network, as well. Learn more Metoprolol details here. If you can't afford the Metoprolol from a legitimate U.S. pharmacy, then you should talk to your doctor about it, there are many other options they can prescribe for you, some of which are on the discount $4 and $10 lists. ## That is nonsense. Mexico most certainly does have regulations. They're just not as gea...
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