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Metoprolol withdrawal

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...

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Metoprolol Succinate ER

I switched pharmacies and the pills look different - it didn't concern me, and research says they are the same thing. However, I FEEL different. My heart starts racing, then returns to normal, and I have tremendous pressure in my head. Pharmacy A uses round white pill w/ M 100 on one side, scored on othe. Pharmacy B is round white with M 3 on it, and a score between the characters, blank on other side. B is the one I am struggling with. Would there be a difference in how I feel? ## Hello, Susan! How are you? Yes, they are both 100mg Metoprolol tables, they're just manufactured by different companies. However, under the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984, there can be slight differences in the amount of the active ingredient in generics, so this new one may be a little stronger than the on...

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metoprolol 166

50 mg tab metoprolol ## What are the side effects of metoprolol; Feels like my head will Explode. ## Metoprolol is a beta blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Headaches can be a side effect, as well as nausea, dizziness, and hypotension. You can learn more Metoprolol details here. If your symptoms are very severe, then it may be best to contact your doctor about trying an alternative medication. Is there anything I can help with? ## did you have head and sinus pressure like you were hanging upside down all day. did the symptom ever go away after stopping metoprolol and if so how long did it take?

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Metoprolol side effects

I started Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg being one tab every 12 hours. I was in the hospital with a blood pressure of 200/130, sometimes higher with a 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 siblings have high blood pressure as well. ## These types of vari...

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atenalol changed after 2017 shortage

I was on Atenolol from 2002 to 2017. Then there was a "shortage". The new Atenolol is absolutely NOT the same. If it was, I wouldn't have to take 9, that's right 9 50mg tablets of metoprolols with the Atenolol. I've told my Doctor. He either doesn't believe me, or doesn't care. With my hand on a Bible.... Atenolol has changed. ## I am very sorry about the problem that you're having, that is a lot of medication to take regularly. However, I would like to ask a few questions to gain a better understanding of what is going on. What condition are you taking these medications to treat, hypertension, a cardiac condition, or something else? What is happening that causes you to feel you need to take so much of the Metoprolol, with your Atenolol? These medications...

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metoprolol tartrate 50 mg 477 white

Hello I always took Metoprolol Tartrate 50mg Tablets they were pink in color and on the pill it said M32 now I got my refill and they are white in color and say 477 on the pill and the same name Metoprolol Tartrate 50mg tablets can you please help me I don't want to be taking a different pill and I get sick or something thanks. ## This tablet is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceuticals and they do list it as containing 50mgs of Tramadol. The FDA classifies this medication as being an opioid narcotic. They warn that it carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, constipation, and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Is the m32 and the 477 the same pill cause I was taking the pink now I got the pink one and I am ...

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Metoprolol 25mg - Car vs Myl

My label on my current bottle of Metoprolol says "TAR 25mg tab Myl", while the old bottle's label said "TAR 25mg tab Car." What is the difference between Myl and Car? Thank you. ## The Myl and Car are just different manufactures, since this is a generic medication. 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? ## I've been taking the Myl tablets and today I got the Car tablets. They are smaller and I can't find any reference to them online. Is this right? ## My me to pro lol tar 25mglooks different this time nothing wrote on it white with a little line on one side ## My me to pro lol tar 25mg looks different this time nothing wrote on it wh...

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Metoprolol and new heart condition

I take 25 mg of Metoprolol Tartrate in the am and 50 mg at 6:00pm and have been on this drug for years - previously was on Lisinopril and doing fine - just diagnosed with mild left concentric ventricular hypertrophy on Echo - how serious is this ? Also now have orthostatic hypotension when I stand up - can’t even get cardiologist on the phone and NP or Med aide call back with no help! ## Mild left concentric ventricular hypertrophy translates to enlargement and thickening of the walls of your hearts main pumping chamber, it can develop in response to several medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart failure, and other heart conditions, basically anything that causes your left ventricle to work harder than normal. After all, the heart is a muscle, so if it works more/h...

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metoprolol and heart beat

I have tachycardia, that normally is only a problem if I get o er a certain weight, but last June I was electrocuted by my range hood and my weight is no longer an issue with the tachycardia, in fact now I also have issues with low heart rate... I only take half of a 25 mg Metropolol up to twice a day, because I also have low blood pressure to begin with. But even taking the half a metropolol right now is not helping me much. My heart rate is almost on a cycle of constant fluctuation. When using a monitor I can see the pulse rate and sinus rythym and at times it completely stops then jump starts again... Believe me I am one tired out cookie!!! I have had one night so far where I woke up in pain feeling like there was something sitting on my chest, I could feel my heartbeat, felt it stop...

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Metoprolol and side effects

Took 25mg for 5-6 years and upped by Dr. to 50mg a few years ago due to supposed HBP. Started losing my hair all within one month on crown after being on Metoprolol for a couple of years. Thought it was due to menopause. Was put on med due to PVC's (early heart beats). Turned out several years after going on this med found out that PVC's were due to lack of Vitamin D. Dr. told me to continue meds to lower my BP. Recently ran out of meds and while waiting for refill, took BP several times a day. Found out my BP was better without the Metoprolol. Been off of it cold turkey for a month. Unless my BP goes up, I will NEVER go back on this again. ## Hello, Nix! How are you? I'm glad you're doing so well without it, but please continue to keep an eye on your blood pressure, to ...

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white round pill with imprint m on top and 3 the bottom

white round tablet with a capital M on top then an open line dividing and 3 on the bottom ## Hi Nydia, From what I could gather, a white round pill with the letter "M" over a dividing line and "3" underneath, reportedly contains 100mgs of Metoprolol succinate ER. This medication is indicated for use in treating hypertension. According to NIH.gov, the pill itself carries a National Drug Code of 55111-468 and is manufactured by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. I hope this helps! ## Hi my name is Catherine I want to know what round pill with capital m on top and on bottom is 3 the line is between ## Also the white round pill with triangle at top line 832 on bottom

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Metoprolol Succ ER 25mg - withdrawal question

So I was prescribed Metoprolol for high BP and have taken it for a total of about 8 years. It was horrible in the beginning - weird, vivid nightmares, constant fatigue, weight gain..but I kept on because I thought that I had to for my BP. Probably a bad decision. My dosage has been as high as 100mg in the beginning, and was gradually lowered by the doctor over the years. Most recently for about the last year I had taken a half of a 25mg per day, so a pretty low dose. I started to feel as if this medicine was hurting more than helping so I asked the doctor who said that I could wean off. So I did for about two weeks - a half of a 25mg every other day, then stopped. The last pill I took was about two months ago. I still feel as if I'm having withdrawal, but is that still possible two ...

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Metoprolol for heart palpitations

I was having heart palpitations and the dr suggested I see a cardiologist for them. 4 days before I saw her I was having episodes of them along with some chest pain and at one time blue nails. It all subsided now. My pulse rate and BP were good but because heart disease runs in the family she put me on metoprolol 25 mg split in 2 doses and told me to go to the hospital if my pulse went down to 60. It did, so I went to the hospital, had all tests done and everything was normal. They even gave me an angiogram with no problem there, but my pulse continued to fluctuate between the low 40s to 50s. My primary stated she gave you this for heart palpitations and to get off of it now. She did something wrong and she never told me why I needed to go to the hospital if my pulse went down to 60. Th...

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shortness of breath

i am on 25mg metoprolol divided in half morning and evening. i dont have high blood pressure. im always very short of breath. i dont want to take them anymore. ## This is a blood pressure medication. Why are you taking it? ## It is a very small dose if I understand what you are saying. You take 25mg in total per day, divided into 12.5mg in the morning and night? It is unclear as to the reason you are taking them for as you have not provided enough detail as to your condition. They may be to control high blood pressure, angina, abnormal heart rhythms, palpitations..quite a large list. If you do not want to continue taking them, discuss this with your doctor. Don't just stop taking medicine, ask him to explain why you are being prescribed them. ## i had heart stent put in year ago and...

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Round white pill will c73 on one side and split mark on the other

I am taking a white round pill sith C73 on one side and a split mark on the other. What pill is it? It is made by Greenstone pharma. ## The pill in description is Metoprolol tartrate (25 mg). Greenstone LLC is one of three manufacturers/distrubuters for this pill. Metoprolol is used in the treatment of several diseases of the cardiovascular system, especially hypertension. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## Is this suppose to control heart rhythm too?

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white pill 831

thick white pill 831 appears on tablets ## I believe I located a match, but the pill I located has 831 bm 05 on it, this pill is used in patients to reduce the side effects of antipsychotic treatment, such as parkinsonism and akathisia. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## I was getting a slim white pill, the new ones have 831 on them and are thicker, should be Metoprolol Succ ## I located a match to your pill, it's white, round and has 831 on it. This pill is Metoprolol succinate ER 50 mg, which is used in treatment of several diseases of the cardiovascular system, especially hypertension. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post...

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Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg side effects

Been having an itching scalp and skin at night when going to bed and it keeps me awake. Changed shampoos several times thinking that was my problem. Then I saw the list of side effects and it could be this medicine. Feels like ants crawling on my skin during the day and at night. Been taking this since my open heart surgery in Jan 2015. Seems to be getting worse. Anyone have these side effects? ## Hello, Jules! How are you? This class of medications can cause those types of issues, due to the way they work on your circulation to lower blood pressure and improve heart function, as reported by the FDA. I used to experience it myself, when I was taking Candesartan. However, since you have had open heart surgery, there could be something else going on with your circulation that isn't re...

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Metoprolol Ic Tartrate Side Effects

Does the drug cause swelling of the ankles? ## Yes, I was substituted this drug after using Toprol XL (50) and my feet started to swell almost immediately. I stopped taking this med and the swelling stopped. My feet are back to normal. Going back to Toprol XL ## Metoprolol is a beta blocker that is used to treat high blood pressure and some cardiac conditions and yes, it has been known to cause edema, in some people, especially if they are prone to it for some reason, such as in the case of Congestive Heart Failure patients. Have you contacted your doctor? In this case, you will probably require a switch to a different medication, or the addition of a diuretic to reduce the fluid accumulation. ## Yes it did for me very very bad size of my knee. I was on 200 milligrams very very bad. Che...

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Difference between MET-XL And METOLAR-XR

I WAS TAKING MET-XL, NOW MEDICAL STORE HAS GIVEN ME METOLAR-XR SAYING BOTH ARE SAME. PLEASE CLARIFY. ## Dif bitbeen metolar (cipla) or Metoprolol (jan ausdi) ## I am taking Amlopresss-5 mg (daily one) & recently doctor added met XL 25. These two are same or different uses? Plz. clarify ## Yes, all of the mentioned medications contain the active ingredient Metoprolol in a time released formulation. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Just, they are not the same, but both can be prescribed to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions, so it is best to follow your doctor's instructions for taking them, since allowing such a medical condition to get out of control has the pote...

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Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg Tab

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...

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