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Restarting metoprolol after 8 months
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I got a horrible cold/flu and my heart rate keeps going over 100 - psvt has returned. I am taking metoprolol in desperation. Please help. Has anyone else ever had this happen? I can't take any medication for fear of starting a psvt. I have taken Advil. ## Whenever you are sick with a condition that can affect your breathing and circulation, it causes your heart to have to work harder to pump enough blood to your organs, so it can be normal for your respiratory rate, heart rate, and blood pressure to become elevated. Did your doctor instruct you to restart the Metoprolol? The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, hypotension and palpitations.
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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 1 day ago.
 
Best time to take Metoprolol Tartrate 25 MG
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I take a half a pill in the morning after breakfast and half after dinner. Is taking the half after dinner okay? ## It is, as long as your doctor approves and has told you to take 25mgs a day. In most cases, they prescribe it to be taken once a day, due to the fact that it makes more likely that someone will remember to take it and not miss doses. However, in some cases, it does work better for some people to take such medications in split doses. I found that I get much better control of my blood pressure and heart rate by spacing my doses throughout the day. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 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 3 days ago.
 
Do I have to eat with metoprolol
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I've Been taking 12.5 twice a day. Once with lunch but the other around 11 pm. I don't want to nor do I feel like eating that late. It doesn't upset my stomach but can this hurt me!? Also, am I not allowed to eat potassium due to this drug?
Updated 3 days ago.
 
can these meds be mixed
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i was prescribed metoprolol 25mg but i only took a half a dose at night at bedtime. I'm also on flexeril 10mg at night at bedtime. Can these two be taken together?
Updated 4 days ago.
 
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 5 days 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 7 days ago.
 
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 effec...
Updated 12 days ago.
 
Metoprolol Ic Tartrate Side Effects
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Does the drug cause swelling of the ankles? ## Yes, I was substituted this drug after using Toprol XL (50) and my feet started to swell almost immediately. I stopped taking this med and the swelling stopped. My feet are back to normal. Going back to Toprol XL ## Metoprolol is a beta blocker that is used to treat high blood pressure and some cardiac conditions and yes, it has been known to cause edema, in some people, especially if they are prone to it for some reason, such as in the case of Congestive Heart Failure patients. Have you contacted your doctor? In this case, you will probably require a switch to a different medication, or the addition of a diuretic to reduce the fluid accumulation. ## Yes it did for me very very bad size of my knee. I was on 200 milligrams very very bad. Che...
Updated 15 days ago.
 
Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg Tab
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is it best time to take this medicine morning or night ## Has your doctor made any specific recommendation? Metoprolol is a beta blocker, used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions and, in most cases, this type of medication is taken in the morning, because most people are far more active during the day, so that is the time their blood pressure can be elevated. However, it can cause some drowsiness and dizziness, in some people, as a side effect, and in those instances, it may be necessary for someone to take it at night. ## I am taking Lisinopril @20mg and also i am taking Metoprolol tart 25mg tab myl, my question is why do i take two High bloodpressure pills? Can i stop taking the Metoprolol Tablet? i think it is the culperet that makes me dizzy aswell, I have no regulad...
Updated 19 days ago.
 
metoprolol 50mg ER
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I refilled my prescription and received a different looking pill. My old pill was small like a aspirin w/ m and 50 on it the new pill is white.round and has 381 stamped on it with a v setting side ways are these the same pill ## Yes, same medication, just a different manufacturer, there are just not regulations regarding the way they look. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness and headache. Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I just picked up my prescription of metoprolol er succinate 50 mg and the pills look different, white w/ logo A and mo right underneath. Is this the same pill. ## I just received my perscription of Metoprolol ER Succinate 50mg. My last prescription was a round white pill with a logo and 831 printed on it. My new rescription is a round white...
Updated 26 days ago.
 
Took wrong dose of metoprolol
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What should I do? I took 2 metoprolol 50mg but my dose is 1. My other meds are white and looked alike. ## It is always best to check with your doctor to be sure. Did you experience any adverse events? In most cases, doubling up just once isn't a huge problem, according to the FDA, but you may experience lower blood pressure and heart rate than usual, as well as nausea and dizziness.
Updated 27 days ago.
 
metoprolol tart car
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My husbands metoprolol usually says LEG in the script and is a little round blue pill. When he filled it today it says CAR and is an oblong white pill. Same dosage. Are these the same med? ## Metoprolol is available as a generic, so the markings and the way it looks may differ, depending on which manufacturer made it. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. What are the markings on the new ones he received?
Updated 30 days ago.
 
small white round pill m on one side 18 the other
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I have a pill with the letter m on one side and the # 18 what and I'm taking and for what??? ## Hi Sonny, I found a small white round pill with a capital "M" over the number "18" on one side; and blank on the back (aside from a dividing score line where you can split the pill in two). Is your tablet scored as well? The pill I'm describing is identified as Metoprolol tartrate 25mg [made by Mylan], used for treating high blood pressure. You can view an image of it by clicking on the following National Drug Code link: 00378-0018 I hope this helps!
Updated 1 month ago.
 
metoprolol succ er 25 mg tapar side effects
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what are the side effects ## Common side effects while taking Metoprolol are: dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, tiredness, diarrhea, unusual dreams, ataxia, trouble sleeping, depression, and vision problems. It may also reduce blood flow to the hands and feet, causing them to feel numb and cold; smoking may worsen this effect. To learn more about this drug and more serious side effects, click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## I have been on 25 mg Metoprolol succ er for about four months, I can not sleep thru the night, depressed, tired, legs feel strange, no energy and very anxious and blurred vision at times. ## I am also taking Metroprolol 25 mg from last 3 days and I am extremely tired can't even do any...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
Hearing Loss Metoprolol
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Loss hearing in my right ear after taking Metoprolol Tarta 50 mg. Woke up in the morning and couldn't hear out of my right ear at all and still can't hear out of it. I have an appointment with a ENT doctor day after tomorrow. Has anybody else had this problem and know what can be done for it? It's driving me bonkers. Thanks, Nora ## How long were you taking it? Learn more Metoprolol details here. It's not a side effect commonly caused by this medication. It's also possible that it's due to a blockage, water in the ear, or an infection. Can you post back and let me know what the ENT says? ## I only took Metoprolol a few days. I take other medications too. I go to the ENT doctor today so I will see what he says. My B/P is hard to control even with medication so it ...
Updated 1 month ago.
 
round white pill with m3 in the same side
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One side has no marking. The other side has M above 3 ## Hi Mimi, Based on the description provided, I've identified your pill to be a 100mg Metoprolol succinate extended-release tablet. This medication is used for treating high blood pressure as well as other heart related disorders. For verification, this pill is reportedly 11mm in size and carries a National Drug Code of 55111-468. I hope this helps!
Updated 1 month ago.
 
white round pill M on top with a line Z on the bottom
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Trying to see what kind of medication this pill is. It has a capital M with a line in the middle and a capital Z beneath it. Nothing on the other side. ## Hi mariana, Any chance that the "Z" is actually a "2"? I located a white round pill with a capital "M" above a score line and the number "2" underneath it, to be a 50mg Metoprolol tablet; used for treating hypertension. For verification, this pill is reportedly 9mm in size and carries a National Drug Code of 00904-6323. I hope this helps!
Updated 1 month ago.
 
metoprolol and sudafed
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I am taking metoprolol tartrate 12.5 mg once a day. Can I take sudafed 30 mg the same day at a later time? ## Hello, Janean! How are you? It would best to check with your doctor, before taking Sudafed, because it can cause elevated heart rate and blood pressure as side effects, according to the NIH, which could be dangerous. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 1 month ago.
 

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