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Metoprolol

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Metoprolol Overview

Metoprolol (/mtoproll/, /mtoproll/) is a selective β1 receptor blocker used in treatment of several diseases of the cardiovascular system, especially hypertension. The active substance metoprolol is employed either as metoprolol succinate or as metoprolol tartrate (where 100mg metoprolol tartrate corresponds to 95mg metoprolol succinate). The tartrate is an immediate-release and the succinate is an extended-release formulation.[1] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse effects 2.1 Pre...

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metoprolol withdrawal
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...
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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MET XL 25 AND ONLY Metoprolol WIYHOUT XL
LET ME KNOW the difference because i am taking met xl 25 but pharmacist has given me only Metoprolo
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metoprolol succer 50mg roun white tab with m50 on front
Metoprolol succer. 50 mg, m50. Round white tab, is it safe ## Hello, Cheryl! How are you? This tablet is approved for safety and efficacy by the U.S. FDA. 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, hypotension and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Can metoprolol tartrate cause hallucinations?
My mother has been taking metoprolol tartrate for 2 years. Six to eight weeks ago she started experiencing hallucinations(seeing things that are not real,) at night after taking the pill. She called her doctor but the doctor told her to break the pill in half, which is going from 50 to 25 mgs. I am afraid she will have an episode while driving. Is there another medication equilvalent to what she is taking. Should the doctor have taken her off of the medicine. ## Hello, Barbara! How is your mother doing? Hallucinating is not a typical side effect of this medication and has only been reported in a few rare cases where someone was taking the extended release formulation. There are other medication options, such as Labetalol, which is known to cause far fewer side effects. Has she contacted...
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is metoprolol a blood thinner
I'm having a Cath done & was told to quit blood thinners 2 days before
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Metoprolol side effects
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 ...
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Pulse too low?
My pulse rate is 60 at night I am afraid it is going to drop too low. Is this possible ? Is 60 too low ? My BP is is still normal high I take lisinapril 10 mg and I take a half of metoprolol 25 mg so wondering info should worry about my pulse being low ## My Pulse has been as low as 41 during the day and I assume even lower at night. Cardio didn't really care. ## Hello, Kari! How are you doing? 60 is still considered normal and generally, your pulse will go lower at night, due to the fact that you are resting and not being as active. You should double check with your doctor, but usually, if you aren't having any symptoms, such as dizziness and shortness of breath, it is nothing to worry about. Rod, what were the circumstances? Those details have to be taken under consideration.
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Metoprolol And Telmisartan Brand Name
I want brand name of combonation of Telmisartan 80 mg + Metoprolol 25 mg ## I want brand name of combonation of Telmisartan 40 mg + Metoprolol 25 mg+clinidipine10mg
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Barbara, Metoprolol
My mom experienced some of the same effects for a long time, even blacked out, light headedness, ect. After she got very ill this past Christmas and was on life support.. I found out that mixed with her other meds, it was dropping her blood pressure very low..
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Metosartan 50
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...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Metoprolol
  • Injection: 1mg/ml, 5mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 25mg, 50mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 100mg, 200mg, 25mg, 50mg, eq 100mg tartrate, eq 200mg tartrate, eq 300mg tartrate, eq 400mg tartrate
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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