MedsChat.com

The People's Medicine Community ®
Drug Index: 

Metoprolol

Category: Blood Pressure

Welcome to the Metoprolol information hub. Scroll down to read supplemental details and discuss this drug.


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...

Read more Metoprolol Details
Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metoprolol

Recent Metoprolol Forums: RSS Feed

alternative for metoprolol
i just started taking metoprolol for a fast heart rate.i am having terrible side effects.what are my other options to treat this condition?thnks ## Hello, Suzy Q! How are you? What side effects are you having? Its most common ones include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. There are other medications you can try and your doctor should be able to prescribe an alternative. However, most side effects do wear off, after about 4 weeks or so, once your body gets used to the medication. How long have you been taking it? ## hello and thank you for responding i have been taking lopressor for two weeks thanks for the feedback i will try a little longer taking it.
Updated 8 minutes ago.
   2  Subscribe to thread 273740
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...
Updated 3 days ago.
   201  Subscribe to thread 202479
metoprolol 50 mg tab 773 tab lemm
Is this the same as the metoprolol that's the white pill? Just renewed script and got pink pills with different number imprinted on it, from what I had before. ## What are the markings on the tablets in question? Can you please double check and post back? That is what would enable me to check for you. Thanks! 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, stomach pain and hypotension.
Updated 4 days ago.
   1  Subscribe to thread 273202
Metoprolol Tart 25mg Myl
I'm sixty five have been on Metoprolol tart 25 mg Myl twice a day ,every now and then I get light headed and feel unblanced. ## Welcome to our forums and you've come to the right place, because I had quite a few adventures with that medication myself! Metoprolol is a beta blocker that is used to help treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. As to the occasional dizziness, yes, it can cause this as a side effect, which is more than likely due to orthostatic hypotension. Is it happening when you move suddenly? If so, then this is probably the cause, it has been known to cause this in some people. If it's putting you in danger of falling or anything, then you should contact your doctor, as you may need to switch to a different medication. Another factor that co...
Updated 8 days ago.
   3  Subscribe to thread 220891
metoprolol 25mg 16 lb bichon ate one
My 8 month old bichon frise dog I think ate one of those tiny pills.named above. Is it dangerous. What should I watch for?
Updated 8 days ago.
   0 
mydocalm side effects
because of withdrawal from metoprolol as advised by my doctor I am experiencing severe pains in the back of my neck I also have pre-diabetes she has put me on mydocalm it does not seem to be working. What do you suggest?
Updated 18 days ago.
   0 
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
Updated 26 days ago.
   0 
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?
Updated 27 days ago.
   1  Subscribe to thread 270707
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...
Updated 27 days ago.
   1  Subscribe to thread 270386
is metoprolol a blood thinner
I'm having a Cath done & was told to quit blood thinners 2 days before
Updated 28 days ago.
   0 

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.

Other drugs which contain Metoprolol or a similar ingredient: (7 results)


Possibly related Metoprolol Topics:

metoprolol withdrawal i've been taking metoprolol for several years as partial treatment for high blood pressure. through diet and xcercis...  201
metoprolol & hair loss 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 dur...  93
METOPROLOL SUCC ER 50 MG oblong tablet, G282 imprint on back, scored on front to break in half ## I could not find anything with that marking in ...  23
Metoprolol side effects I started Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg being one tab every 12 hours. I was in the hospital with pressure of 200/130 , someti...  21
metoprolol succ er 50mg 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 ...  20
METOPROLOL ER 50MG TAB PAR My Pills Metoprol ER 50 is oval with a line for splitting. On other side 369. Is this Metoprolol? Can' find that des...  16
Metoprolol Tart 25mg - Mylan I took Metoprolol Tart for 2 months, June - July 09 and my heart rate dropped drastically, admitted to hospital with che...  15
metoprolol succinate er 50mg tabs medium size, white, oval, scored tablet, number 369 imprinted on tablet ## Metoprolol Succinate Er 50mg Tabs with number...  9
Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg Tab is it best time to take this medicine morning or night ## Has your doctor made any specific recommendation? Metoprolol i...  9
metoprolol succ er and metoprolol tab tar have been on toprol xl (non Generic) for 11 yrs., presc. coverage changed, size of pills discontinued, etc, took metopro...  9