Metoprolol

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Metoprolol Overview

Metoprolol, marketed under the tradename Lopressor among others, is a medication of the selective β1 receptor blocker type.[3] It is used to treat high blood pressure, chest pain due to poor blood flow to the heart, and a number of conditions involving an abnormally fast heart rate. It is also used to prevent further heart problems after myocardial infarction and to prevent headaches in those with migraines.[3] It is sold in formulations that can be taken by mouth or given intravenously....

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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 ...
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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 10 hours ago.
 
overdose of metoprolol, simvastatin, ranitidine and gabapentin
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I'm a 62 year old female. I accidentally took an overdose of my medicine. Should I be alright or seek professional help? ## Hello, Mildred! How are you? What are you describing as an overdose? Did you double your dose, triple your dose, or etc.? Did you experience any adverse effects. The FDA does warn that an overdose has the potential to be fatal and could cause lowered heart rate, lowered blood pressure and lowered rate of breathing.
Updated 21 hours ago.
 
ER versus SA Metoprolol Succinate side effects
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I have a pacemaker, during my last device check I was changed from Metoprolol Succinate ER 50 mg twice a day to 100 mg Metoprolol Succinate SA once a day I have fatigue weakness and so tired I feel like I ran a marathon. Can't exercise feel like a Mac truck ran over me ## Those can be normal side effects of this medication and it may take 4 to 5 weeks for your body to adjust to the new dosage, so the side effects taper off. According to the FDA, you may also experience nausea, dizziness, increased urination, and hypotension. Are you on any other medications, or just this one?
Updated 21 hours ago.
 
Ascending aneurysm
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Is metoprolol 50mg twice a day all I need to be taking for this condition? I am a 65 yr. old woman. I also have a leaky valve. ## Has your doctor prescribed it for you? It is generally used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure, and some cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 22 hours 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 exercise, 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 2 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 10 days ago.
 
Metoprolol and itching
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I have been taking 25 mg metoprolol and 400 mg magnesium oxide for atrial fibrillation for about a month. Over a week later a bad rash developed on both hands and one hand is red and puffy. Got off the mag oxide since I thought that was what caused it, but the side effects have gotten worse. I can't stand the itching. Afraid to go off both meds, my doc has not been much help and I feel confused. I never took any pills before this. I am 69 years of age. I need it to work really badly, what do I do? ## Hi Linda, sorry to hear about the effects that you're experiencing. It sounds to me like you may be having an allergic or more serious reaction here, so I would recommend reporting all of this to your doctor if you have not already done so. The reason I say that is because you may n...
Updated 11 days ago.
 
blue round pill m47
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round shape, scoured on one side, letter M on top and number 47 below it on other side ## can someone tell me what this pill is ## This is a 100mg Metoprolol tablet, a generic for Lopressor, used to help lower blood pressure. Some of the most common side effects include: dizziness, llightheadedness, diarrhea and sleep problems. ## I have high blood pressure and rapid heart beat is this blue round pill m 47 good for heart beating fast
Updated 12 days ago.
 
Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg Tab
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Is the best time to take this medicine in the 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 n...
Updated 16 days ago.
 

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.

NDC Database Records for Metoprolol: (360 results)

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  • 0093-0733 Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 47.5 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-0734 Metoprolol Tartrate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0143-9660 Metoprolol Tartrate 5 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9873 Metoprolol Tartrate 5 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0378-0018 Metoprolol Tartrate 25 mg (Metoprolol Succinate 23.75 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0032 Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 47.5 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0047 Metoprolol Tartrate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4593 METOPROLOL TARTRATE 37.5 mg by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4594 METOPROLOL TARTRATE 75 mg by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4595 Metoprolol Succinate 25 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4596 Metoprolol Succinate 50 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4597 24 Hr Metoprolol Succinate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg Equivalent To 100 mg Metoprolol Tartrate) Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4598 Metoprolol Succinate 200 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0409-1778 Metoprolol Tartrate 1 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-2285 Metoprolol Tartrate 1 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0517-1355 Metoprolol Tartrate 1 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by American Regent, Inc.
  • 0591-0462 Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 47.5 mg) Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-0463 Metoprolol Tartrate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg) Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0615-3552 Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 47.5 mg) Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-3553 Metoprolol Tartrate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg) Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
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