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Metoprolol Overview

Metoprolol (/mtoproll/, /mtoproll/) is a selective β1 receptor blocker used in treatment of several diseases, 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] Metoprolol is used for a number of conditions including: hypertension, angina, acute m...

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How can they allow this Med to continue to be used. Metoprolol is Bad.
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I had a heart attack last Thanksgiving. I was put on Met and I became sick not being able to keep anything down. I was then admitted to the Hospital to run test. This was one week after the heart attack. They took me off all meds and guess what, I felt great. Sent home back on meds and same thing. Back to hospital More test and nothing could be found. You where dehydrated, and take Promethazine 25mg to settle your stomach down. My wife and I was yelling BS. Now they lowered the dose and removed 2 heart meds. Guess what, I was sick again same thing. It has been a year now and things started to turn for the worse. Ran blood test and showed that I had low Chortisol and Acth Levels where exteremly low. Now I go on Prednisone and was told to take Met 1/2 tab of 25mg for one week and then stop i
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white round pill with mt 1 one side and m on the other scored
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Believe this is Mylan Metropolol succinate ER 25 mg. Was this part of the recalled Mylan Metropolol succinate ER that was recalled? ## Hello, Michelle! How are you? Yes, this is listed in the databases as containing 25mgs of Metoprolol in an extended release formulation. According to the FDA, this medication is a beta blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Possible side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, hypotension, stomach pain and increased urination. As to whether or not it was part of a recall, there's no way to be sure, without knowing how old the tablet is, or what lot it came from. Do you still have the pharmacy bottle? If so, that should enable your pharmacy to check for you. Are there any other quest...
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metoprolol tartrate 25mg 2× a day
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My pressure is usually around 110/70 if I take this what will it make my pressure drop to. I just had a coronary artery bypass graft almost a month ago. But my pressure has dropped to almost 70 and I was very light headed. I dont want another episode like that. ## Hello, Amanda! How are you? According to the FDA information, Metoprolol is a beta blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain and increased urination. Unfortunately, there is no set number I can quote you for how much it will lower your blood pressure, that can vary from person to person. It doesn't work, at all, for some people and for others, it can work too well. The only thing you can really d...
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changed from metropolol to ramipril
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I just was put on ramipril yesterday after taking metropolol for 3 years because of diarrhea ,seems I'm having side effects today .dizzy , fast pulse is this normal . ## Hazel your doctor just said take this instead of Metropolol? I am weaning off of the (M) and I would def. call the doctor ..if you don't feel right. but yes it is quite normal for that to happen but I would think one has to be weaned off.. are those two drugs the same in nature? you could try some black strap molasses to slow heart rate down.. Magnesium, organic apple cidar vinegar, maybe some celtic sea salt.. if you can use these ... ## metropolol is a beta blocker and ramipril is a Ace Inhibitor there both for hypertension .As the day goes on I'm starting to feel better , thank you for replying . ## Hi; Y...
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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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Drinking on Metoprolol Er Succinate 25 mg
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Hi Everyone! I started taking Metoprolol Er Succinate about a week ago. My heart rate was spiking too high while working out. After a stress test my doctor thinks I have a thyroid problem and but me on the medicine until I get my blood results back. The thing is I am only 22 years old. I would like to go out drinking tomorrow with my friends. I am thinking about not taking my medicine that night ( I usually take it at night) to avoid possible side effects. Has anyone drank on this medicine before? Am I good to go? I saw online it may make side effects worse but I am mainly concern whether mixing the two is fatal or not. I want to get better but I also don't want to give up my youth. Please help! ## I take it also, since 2008 I believe. Doc prescribed it to me for my palpitations. I ...
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metaprolol and erectile dysfunction
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Hi , My boyfriend 33 is taking metaprolol, he is experiencing hard time with ED, we have narrowed it down to blaming the meds, What should we do, he had open heart murmurs and we are afraid to just stop it ## Hello, Zee! How are you? Yes, it could be due to the Metoprolol, most of the blood pressure/cardiac medications can cause ER, along with nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. However, no he can't just stop it, cold turkey. Doing so could cause a rebound effect that may put his life in danger. He will need to see his doctor to replace it with a different medication. Is there anything else I can help with?
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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 effe...
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You people amaze me
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I was put on 50 mg of Metoprolol and after the first day I was slightly being dizzy. It is making it somewhat difficult to drive. So I didn't take the drug. Now I have a racing heart! Its damn if I do damn if I don't. Sorry I had a heart attack and I am just as sorry I can't tollerate these drugs. I want to make the doctor happy but how can I? I've also started dealing with phobias that I never had before. I ma really concerned that the medications will keep me from driving and enjoying my freedom. (Actually my phobias got worse today!) All after only taking this drug one time! ## Hello, Keith! How are you doing? I'm sorry about your health and the problems you've had. There are other medications you can try, it's really just a matter of working with your doc...
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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...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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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