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Metoprolol (/mtoproll/, /mtoproll/), marketed under the tradename Lopressor among others, is a selective β1 receptor blocker medication.[1] 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.[1] It is also used to prevent further heart problems after myocardial infarction and to prevent headaches in those with migraines.[1] It comes in formulations that can be taken by mouth or given ...

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metoprolol tarta 50
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I am taking Harvoni for hep c--I saw a list somewhere that said these 2 are contraindicated. Is this true?
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how fast will my meds work
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i have mitral valve proplase irregular heart beat pain in chest palpatations. my ekg at rest shows coranary heart disease of a 60 yr old. dr put me on metoprolol i take 35 mg per day i have been on it 4 days an have had no relief. when will it start to work?
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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 stopped replaced with Atacand
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I have been taking metoprolol tartrate 50 mg cut in half so 25 mg twice a day for 8 years. I been having bad side effects and convinced doctor to take me off Metoprolol. My new High blood pressure med is Atacand 8 mg.. So no wean off just stopped cold turkey and replaced with the Atacand. Today is day one my blood pressure is within the normal but my heartbeats are up about 15 bpm. It's like my adrenals are working again. Feel great already going to meditate daily and try to stay calm to keep the heartbeats down. Has anyone else ever stopped beta blockers cold turkey like I described about any insights would help?
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does metropolol cause weight gain
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i have put on 40 lbs since starting metropolol. not changed my diet any and do the same am't of exercise but still the weight. went on several diets, curves etc and really watched but no weight loss ## Hello, Betsey! How are you? Sorry about the weight gain. And yes, beta blockers, such as Metoprolol can cause weight gain in some people that take them. Have you talked to your doctor about it? It might be best for you to try a different medication. ## I gained 20 lbs in 2 months. Same scenario no change in eating habits, exercise, etc. Asked my Dr. and a Pharmacist and they both tell me there is nothing chemically in the Metropolol that would make me gain weight. It has to be the medication what else? I am 69 yrs old and have weighed the same for 5+ yrs and now quickly 20lbs?
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Prolomet R 25
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I AM TAKING PROLOMET R 25 ON REGULAR BASIS . I HAVE RELISHED THAT SOME gastritis,stomach pain . HOW I WILL CURE IT ANY OTHER MEDICINE WILL BE ESSENTIAL . PLEASE ADVISE. ## Prolomet-R contains the active ingredient Metoprolol in a time released formulation, it is a beta blocker that is used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions. It can cause stomach pain and irritation as a side effect, in some people. Have you discussed this with your doctor? You may require a change in medication. If it is what's causing your stomach problem, it is not likely to be cleared up, as long as you are using this medication. I suffered a similar problem with it and had to talk to my doctor and switch to a different medication. ## I FOUND IT VERY INFORMATIVE ## Stent placed to me in Jan-2011....
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round pink tablet w 93 / 785
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Round, Dark Pink Tablet with 93-785 on One Side. ## Hello, Aztec Lady! How are you? Is the marking possibly 93 733? Can you please double check and post back? There is a tablet manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals with 93 733 on it that they list as containing 50mgs of Metoprolol that is a dark pink, round tablet. Metoprolol is classified by the FDA as a beta blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, dry mouth, increase urination and hypotension.
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natural alternative for metoprolol
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I have just got a prescription for metoprolol tartrate 25 mg twice a day, for an occasional misfire of my heart valves,causing a short fiberlation. After reading ALL of the side effects , is there a safer alternative to this med. ## Hello, Joe! How are you? Side effects are usually just transient and go away, once your body gets used to the medication. Additionally, you may not experience any of them. It would be best to follow your doctors instructions for taking the medication to see how it works for you, then talk to them, if you end up having a problem. Metoprolol is classified by the FDA as a beta blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, increased ur...
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Metformin dosage
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I was diagnosed as diabetic mid-December 2014 and put on Lantus shots and Metformin 500 mg at breakfast and dinner. Does this med harm kidneys or liver or any other bad effects from taking it? Are there metformin pills that are lower in mg? Will I have bad reaction if I stop taking it? ## Hello, Fred! How are you? I understand your concern, but the reality of your situation is that your organs would suffer far more damage if you don't take the medication and keep your blood sugar under control. Yes, there is some slight risks to taking the Metformin, but these problems only happen to a very small percentage of people that take it. However, 100% of the people who have diabetes and don't properly keep it under control will suffer organ damage and complications. Thus, I strongly ur...
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metoprolol causing problems
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I started taking metoprolol 25mg. Half in morning and half at night.3 weeks ago for tachycardia brought on by anxiety, ekg normal, chest xray normal, cbc normal, last couple of days i wake up at night to my heart pounding and sometimes a chest pain that comes and then is gone just that fast, i woke up and checked my resting pulse to be up to 115 to 120, then goes back down after a few minutes,bp normal. kind of scary why would this be happening, also went to hospital a week ago for stomach pains, did a ct scan with contrast and was told i was constipated. could this be related? never had this problem before, and no treatment is helping it. please let me know. ## Hello, Karen! How are you doing? There is a chance it may be related, anything that can cause pressure on your vagus nerve cou...
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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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