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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 6 hours ago.
metoprolol succ er 50mg
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This is a white large oval tablet with a slpit on one side down the middle and 369 on the other side. The Mfr. is ETHEX CORP. I'm taking Toprol XL 50 mgs. for my heart. I have Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease and arrythmias. I got my prescription filled today. I have never been given this type of tablet before and I'm afraid to take it. My pharmacist is closed now and I take this medicine every night. Please tell me what you may think that it is. Do you think that it's a generic for Toprol? I think that once I got a generic for it and it didn't look like this. Please email me back and let me know. Thank You so much. ## What is the exact, complete imprint? ## I too have been prescribed this same pill in place of Toprol XL 50mg. This is a 'horse pill' by comparison be...
Updated 5 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 13 days ago.
Metoprolol and side effects
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Took 25mg for 5-6 years and upped by Dr. to 50mg a few years ago due to supposed HBP. Started losing my hair all within one month on crown after being on Metoprolol for a couple of years. Thought it was due to menopause. Was put on med due to PVC's (early heart beats). Turned out several years after going on this med found out that PVC's were due to lack of Vitamin D. Dr. told me to continue meds to lower my BP. Recently ran out of meds and while waiting for refill, took BP several times a day. Found out my BP was better without the Metoprolol. Been off of it cold turkey for a month. Unless my BP goes up, I will NEVER go back on this again. ## Hello, Nix! How are you? I'm glad you're doing so well without it, but please continue to keep an eye on your blood pressure, to ...
Updated 14 days ago.
Side Effects Of Ecosprin Av 150/Metosartan 25
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Since, two years I have been taking these two medicines regularly. Now, I hope there are side effects. The problem is my hands & legs gets numb when I sit or lay atleast for 10/20 minutes in the same position. Should I start taking these medicines with a gap of 5/7 days a week will this help in reducing the numbness in my body or should stop taking these medicines ## Both of them can have effects on your circulation, so you may be on too high of a dosage. Metosartan contains Metoprolol and Telmisartan, both of which are used to help treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Learn more Metoprolol details here. Learn more Telmisartan details here. The Ecosprin AV contains Aspirin and Atorvastatin, it is used as a blood thinner and to help lower cholesterol. Learn more ...
Updated 15 days ago.
ic metoprolol succ er 100mg tpar
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is this a blood thinner ## No, Metoprolol is a beta blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and hypotension. You can learn more Metoprolol details here. Are there any comments or questions? ## Can i have root canal theraphy while taking metropolol?
Updated 15 days ago.
Metoprolol Tart 50 Mg Tab Leg
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round pink c74 ## C 74 round pill is Azor (active ingredients Amlodipine 10 mg and Olmesartan 20 mg). Which is the brand name of an oral antihypertensive medication which combines two antihypertensive agents in a film-coated tablet. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## I was given a prescription of metoprolol tart 50mg tab leg The pills are pink w/number of C74 I am confused I took back to the pharmacie and he said they were not Azor. Please advise ## I located your pill, Click here to see a picture of the pill. If this is your pill, it's Azor (active ingredients Amlodipine10 mg and Omesartan 20 mg) If this is not your pill, please post back so I can better assist you. ## what is the difference ...
Updated 24 days ago.
metoprolol tart 50 mg tab
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I've been taking METOPROLOL TARTRATE 50MG tablets, white, round, with # 477 from Walgreens. Recently switched to Walmart and transferred prescription. The Walmart pill is pink, round with # C74. Are these tablets the same strength and used to treat high blood pressure? ## Hello, Fred! How are you? Yes, the tablets with the C 74 marking are manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma and they list them as containing 50mgs of Metoprolol. The FDA classifies this medication as a beta blocker, its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, hair loss, stomach pain and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is the C74 the same as the 477??? ## Yes, they have just been made by different manufacturers.
Updated 28 days ago.
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what letter and number should I find on the pill and what color is the pill? ## Hello, Cass! How are you? This is a generic medication, so it is manufactured by several different companies and they may all look different and have different markings. Can you please post back with the markings that are on the tablet in question? If so, I will be happy to check and see what it contains. The FDA classifies Metoprolol as a beta blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac contains. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, hair loss, stomach pain and hypotension.
Updated 28 days ago.
Metoprolol Tart 25mg - Mylan
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I took Metoprolol Tart for 2 months, June - July 09 and my heart rate dropped drastically, admitted to hospital with chest pains, breathing difficulty, dizziness, disoriented, head ache, suicidal/homicidal thoughts, heart rate was 32 bpm. Doctor said it was metoprolol and took me off it (was told later should never go off cold turkey) and my heart rate got up above 50. I continued to have problems (have had high bp 140-160 over 80 for several years) tightness in chest, chest pains, persistant dry cough, dizziness, suicidal/homicidal thoughts, headaches, was referred to a pulmonary doctor and then another and was told I developed severe asthma from the beta blocker, also restrictive lung disease, neither have a cure and I continue to have chest pain and dizziness and dry cough and headac...
Updated 29 days ago.
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I am currently taking A- "METOPROLOL ER 25MG TAB WAT". & I want to change med. insurance & the close's they got for my medication is B- "METOPROLOL & HYROCHLOROTHTAZIDE 100MG- 25MG,,, 50MG-25. Mine is a 30- day supply.. Is the 2nd, med I mention as "B", the same as my current med. that I am taking, I indicated as "B"???? Can you please help with this concern.. Thank you.. Daniel Ortiz ## Hello, Dan! How are you? No, the medication you listed under B contains an added ingredient, it combines the Diuretic Hydrochlorothiazide with the Metoprolol. However, you could speak to your doctor about trying it. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, dehydration and hypotension. Is the...
Updated 29 days ago.
Metoprolol for bp, added Lisinopril, want 2 reduce Metoprolol
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Hi, I am a 56 year old male in fairly good shape, prob 20 lbs overweight. I've been walking and biking lately trying to get healthier... i had bp slowly creeping up over the years..finally doc convinced me to start 25 mg Metoprolol er about 4 years ago ...didnt help bp...he said Metoprolol is not the best bp med but i was a bit anxious. he thought it would help both things. bp still 2 high so he changed to 50 mg about 3 years ago. bp even worse...doc retired. went to new doc 2 years ago he added 20 mg lisinopril and bp perfect ever since. now here is the twist...well on just Metoprolol i was having racing heart...for ex wake up from nightmare heart racing FAST...have to pace about for like 20 min....drink soda, finally burp and heart back to normal...i was always taking pulse always...
Updated 1 month ago.
blue round m 47
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What would happen if you took it because it looks like pain medication ## You should never assume a medication is any given drug based on how it looks. The shape, size and colors actually don't mean anything. This tablet is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 100mgs of Metoprolol. The FDA classifies this as a beta blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, hair loss, increased urination and hypotension. If you took one and it is not a medication prescribed for you, please watch for any danger signs, such as extreme dizziness, drowsiness and shallow breathing. You should also contact your doctor and inform them that you'v...
Updated 1 month 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 1 month ago.
taking metoprolol
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Take metoprolol succinate er at night and chest pressure starts after should I stop it ## Hello, Moye! How are you? What exactly are you describing as chest pressure? I'm sorry, but I need more details, in order to be able to advise you. The FDA classifies Metoprolol as a beta blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry cough, increased urination and hypotension.
Updated 1 month ago.
Metocard XL 50
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What is Metocard XL actually meant for? Sometimes, I feel pain and discomfort on the left side of the chest near the heart, which is very irritating. So, a physician at Ruby hall clinic of Pune has prescribed me this medicine Metocard XL 50mg. But i guess it has several side effects. Does it have side effects like giddiness, dry mouth, stomach discomfort, burning sensation on lips and heart burn? Kindly advice..Thanks and Regards... ## Metocard XL contains the active ingredient Metoprolol in a time released formulation, it is a beta blocker that is commonly used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and angina. And yes, it can cause these types of side effects, in some people. If they are very troublesome for you, you should talk to the doctor, because there are other medicati...
Updated 1 month ago.
metoprolol succinate er 25
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After Angioplasty, I was advised to take METLOC ER-25 ("metoprolol succinate er 25") - one daily in the morning. Now, they are going to conduct MPI (Stress test) in a day or two. Doctor advised me stop taking this "metoprolol succinate er 25" - 72 hrs before the stress test. Because of that I am feeling (a) slight headache (b) pain in chest (c) giddyness - at times. Is it OK? This is second day (after stopping the tablet). ## Balu just checking other postings on Metoprolol. It has been way over a year since your post. Wondering how the test went for you!! I cannot believe you were told to stop taking it without some weaning off it! It can have bad rebounds with blood pressure to say the least! I follow another thread here v on the same drug.
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 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.
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.

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