Metoprolol

Category: Blood Pressure



Metoprolol Overview

Metoprolol, marketed under the tradename Lopressor among others, is a selective β1 receptor blocker medication.[2] 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.[2] It comes in formulations that can be taken by mouth or given intravenously. The medicatio...

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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...
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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 7 hours ago.
 
taking metoprolol& enalapril.was prescribed methocarbam
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I have major aniexities, are there any major side effects I should be concerned with?
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Prolomet Am 50
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Taking Prolomet AM 50 -1 bd for the past 6 months. Upper portion of the toes of both legs getting swollen for the past one week ## Have you contacted your doctor? How have your blood pressure readings been? Prolomet-AM contains the active ingredients Metoprolol and Amlodipine and, if you are experiencing such swelling, then you need to contact your doctor immediately. Such fluid retention could be the sign of a serious health condition starting, such as congestive heart failure. ## Doctor was consulted & she prescribed Prolomet XL 50 instead of Prolomet AM 50. BP was 120/80. After changing the medicine, the swelling started reducing a little but not stopped. I stopped Prolomet XL 50 for a week. Swelling disappeared gradually & again I started taking Prolomet XL 50. There is no s...
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metoprolol succ er and hydrocodone acetaminophon 10-325
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I am a new heart patient on Clopidogrel 75m, Metoprolol succ er 50 mg, I take in the a.m. and night its pravastatin sodium 40 mg, losartan potassium 50 mg, lorazepam .5(major insomnia), I have two herniated disc, arthritis scoliosis and and been on pain mngt for years as they do not want to do surgery. I am 52. drove myself to ER with chest and arm pain and had two blocked arteries, so new stents and he said no damage to heart. i take only cardiac meds prescribed. I got scared to take anything else.! Tylenol is a joke, shots last maybe 5 days...i sit at my job because i need it and can hardly walk due to pain. what can i do that wont kill me? Can i take hydrocodone acetaminophin 10-325, just 1 a day to make it through work? ## Hello, Sandy! How are you? I'm very sorry that you'r...
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Prolomet Xl 25 Side Effect
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bp fluctuates and dizziness ## Prolomet XL contains the active ingredient Metoprolol, which is a beta blocker that most commonly used to treat high blood pressure. Learn more Metoprolol details here. That said, it may cause dizziness as a side effect. How severe is the dizziness? And as to the blood pressure fluctuations, that's completely normal, it never stays exactly the same for anyone, at any time. It will change throughout the day depending on what you eat, drink, activity you're participating in and etc. What levels are you seeing when you check it? ## does prolomet am 25 long use causes allergy caugh ? what r side effects?
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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...
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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 succinate sa 25mg tab
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Just wanted to know what this is used form metoprolol er succinate50mg ## Hello, Elizabeth! How are you? Metoprolol is classified by the FDA as a beta blocker, it is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects nay possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?
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Metoprolol Er Succinate 50mg Tabs
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i've taken metoprolol er succinate 50 mg tabs( round white tablet side 1 logo 831) for five days for heartbeat and am having side effects. Is it safe to stop taking after only five days? ## What type of side effects? If you've only been taking it for 5 days, it is completely normal to experience side effects and it may take some time for them to taper off as your body gets used to the medication. Learn more Metoprolol details here. Have you talked to your doctor about it? ## I have been taking metropolol succinate er 50mg for 2 weeks for atrial flutter and afib, my bp has gone high since taking this med. I was taking amlodipine before he put me on metoprolol. My other bp medicine is diovan 320mg and lasix 10 mg. Also cumadin 400mg daily. I'v had mitral valve replacement 4yrs...
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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.

NDC Database Records for Metoprolol: (318 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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Other drugs which contain Metoprolol or a similar ingredient: (7 results)


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