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lopressor and lisinopril

May I take Lopressor 25 mg and lisinopril 10 mg daily? ## Hello, Moe! How are you? Have they both been prescribed for you? They can be taken together, if your doctor says it's safe and that you need to take them. They are often prescribed together in order to bring blood pressure down as fast and as safely as possible. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My moms blood pressure was 80 / 48. She is taking the following blood pressure medications: Lisinopril 40 mg and Lopressor 20 mg. I feel that her blood pressure is too low. Please advise.

what is the difference between lopressor and toprol XL

I was switched from toprol XL 25 mg once a day to lopressor 25 mg 2x aday. The nurse said it was the same because one is extended release ad the other is not ## Hi Koolau, Based on my research, the nurse was right in saying that they are the same medication and that Toprol XL is simply an extended-release version of Lopressor. Because of this however, there may be a slight variation of inactive ingredients which can actually be detrimental to how the drug is metabolized and used by your body. I'd just be aware of this factor if for some reason you don't get the same relief or effects that you may have had from the Toprol XL. When you switch brand names or manufacturers, the drug itself doesn't change, but rather the binders or fillers that they put with it. I hope this helps...

Lopressor brand availability

I use to take lopressor, the long pink pill. They switched me to metoprolol succinate 2 yrs ago. I liked the brand name lopressor better as it had no side effects and kept my blood pressure down. The insurance company said they stopped making the original lopressor then. But now I heard they are back on the market. Does anyone know this answer? ## From what I can tell, it is still available, but that doesn't necessarily mean that your insurance will cover it for you, since the generics are usually cheaper. What type of side effects have you been experiencing? The FDA lists the typical ones as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. How long have you been taking your current dosage? You may need a dosage adjustment, or to try a different ...

is safe to take lopressor 2hours after i took losartan

I'm on lopressor and cozaar, is safe to takethem at the same together,lopressor is 50mgs and cozaar is 50mgs ## Hello, Katrina! How are you? Yes, you can take them together, or a couple hours apart, unless your doctor specifics otherwise. When multiple blood pressure and cardiac medicines are prescribed, most doctors do instruct them to be taken together, that way it's easier for someone to remember to take them, so they don't miss any doses. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

time to take medicine

My lopressor says take in am and pm, what times should I take it? ## Hello, Sherry! How are you? Unless your doctor specifies otherwise, that generally means to take one when you get up in the morning and the other at bedtime. The FDA classifies this medication 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 and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?

Changing dose time

Lopressor 25mg I have been on Lopressor 25mg for about 6 months, prescribed by my cardiologist for irregular heart beat and palpitations. I take it right before bed with a glass of water. More nights than not I wake up many time thru the night and lately I have been having trouble falling asleep. My heart beats irregularly when I lay down but if I get up and sit in a chair all is well. I would like to change the time I take the pill from night to morning. Is it safe to skip my nighttime dose and take it the next morning instead? Thanks in advance for your help. ## Hello, Harvey! How are you? I would suggest checking with your doctor, before making a change. It sounds like this medication just isn't lasting you a full 24 hours, so something needs adjusted. Were you originally instruc...

Concor Cor 2.5 MG

CONCOR COR 2.5 MG what are the side effects of concore core 2.5 and should it be taken instead of lopressor.and how can i know if its going o.k with my body withoit any problems ## HI, Georges! You should take whichever one that your doctor has advised you to take, since there are various factors that may affect which one is appropriate for you, such as blood pressure levels, heart health, other medications you may be taking and etc. Concor contains the active ingredient Bisoprolol, which is a beta blocker and it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and hypotension. Learn more Concor details here. And Lopressor contains the active ingredient Metoprolol, it's also a beta blocker, so the side effects can be very similar. Learn more Lopressor details here. And th...


CONCOR COR 2.5 MG ## what are the side effects of concore core 2.5 and should it be taken instead of lopressor.and how can i know if its going o.k with my body withoit any problems ## Hi, My mother is taking Concor, but she was left without any pills. She is not a US citizen. How can I get her a refill ? Does she have to go to a doctor in the US, to get the prescription? Can Carvedilol substitute Concor? ## i am 56 years of age..i have been taking concor cor 2.5 mg for the last 30 days.is there any side effect if i let this medicine be continued ?

lopressor 25mg

Have been on Metoprolol tartate 25 mg for a yeay now, I take half a pill 12.5 mg bid. For one week I have been feeling light headed and my BP has been from 150/55 to 110/47 most of the time the systolic has been in the low 50's or 47. Should I bee concerned.I am 77 years old and very active,walk daily 2-3 miles. Thank you Henriette ## Hello, Henriette! How are you? Sorry about the problem you're having. And yes, you should consult your doctor. At your age, you can become much more sensitive to medications, so they may actually work better for you than they would for a younger person and that may be what's causing the low number. You may need to switch to a different medication, or lower the dosage of this even further. Learn more Metoprolol details here. I've found a ver...

lopressor vs toprol XL

I was switched from toprol XL 25 mg once a day to lopressor 25 mg 2x aday. The nurse said it was the same because one is extended release ad the other is not ## That is correct, they both contain the active ingredient Metoprolol, but the Toprol XL is a controlled release formulation and the Lopressor is a regular release one. Learn more Metoprolol details here. Where you told why the switch was made? ## No. When I phoned in for a prescription, another Dr ordered it for me; when I noticed the change my physician said just go ahead and use it because they are the same. I would prefer the once a day for convenience but she said not to waste the meds. Thanks for responding. Appreciate it.

pink pill m32

i found a pill in my sons room, it is round and pink, and has an M over the number 32 on one side, and the other side is scored. any help would be appreciated. thanx : ) ## need to know what it is. ## This is Metropolol 50mgs, a generic for Lopressor, used to help lower blood pressure. ## so what is it used for???? ## This pill could also be Lorezapam.

166 on white pill

small white oblong with split line ## what are these pills and what do they do ## This is generic Metroprolol for brand name Lopressor. It is commonly used for high blood pressure. It can cause problems with sugar levels, cause diarrhea, dry mouth, dizziness. ## Just adding, this is the 50mgs tablet. ## I have some pills at home. they are white oval and have 166 stamped on them. What are they?


round white pill with m-18 on it ## You have the incorrect drug name. This is Metropolol 25mgs, a generic for Lopressor which is a beta blocker to ease the work load on the heart. ## i found a pill in my room.its round white.has a P on one seide and on the other side has the wordMET and underlined and underneath it says 500...is this like a tylonel or type of morphine or somthing????

Metoprolil 100mg

Round, blue, M underscore 47 ## I think you mean metroprolol 100mg. Generic for Lopressor. This is a medication used to treat high blood pressure, Side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, and fainting possibilities, among other side effects.

93 733 Round Pink

round pink pill with 93 on top, a slash, then 733 ## The slash is actually a score line to make it easier to cut or break the pill if necessary. This is Metropolol 50mgs, a generic for Lopressor. This is a beta-blocker used to lower blood pressure and reduce the workload on the heart. Markings: 93;733 Shape: Round Colors: Pink Size (mm): 8 NDC: 0093-0733 Labeler: Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc Inactive Ingredients: -Silicon Dioxide -Hypromellose 2910 (3 Mpa.s) -Lactose Monohydrate -Magnesium Stearate -Polyethylene Glycol 400 -Povidone K30 -Propylene Glycol -Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato -Talc -Titanium Dioxide -D&C Red No. 30 -Aluminum Oxide


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