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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...

Small white pill blank on one side with a minus sign on the other

My mom passed away and I'm trying to figure out what her medication is. It's a small white pill, blank on one side with what looks like a minus (-) sign on the other. Does anyone know what it is and what it's for? ## Small white pill with a minus sign on one side and blank on the other side ## Hello Neen, I know this may sound silly but how large is the line on the back of the pill? Does it go across the entire pill or just a very small portion of the pill? The reason I ask is it sounds to me like the pill is scored and the line is there with the intention of the pill to be broken in half. If that's the case then the pill is not a prescription medication and is likely some sort of over the counter drug/vitamin/supplement or dietary pill. If it comes to that then there re...

metoprol tar

At about the time I was diagnosed with borderline blood pressure and put on metoprol Tar, I noticed discoloring on one, then two shoulders -- a rash -- where the skin became harder and bumpy/scaley. At the same time I developed a rash under my right breast that hasn't gone away. It's four years now and my blood pressure has risen and the rash spreading throughout my back, into my arms, and recently into the buttocks and legs. I've also been extremely stressed for the past 12 years and more so since I lost my job last year. Is this a reaction to Metoprol or my high blood pressure, or is it something related. I also have edema in both lower legs and have been on hydrochlorothiazine for two years. Thank you. ## It has been known to aggravate psoriasis, so the rash and other ski...

Swelling in ankles and feet left hand largebump wrist swollen

Best medicine for degenerative arthritis ## For the past 3wks my ankles & feet has been swollen. They'll go down for a day or so but will swell back up. They wasn't sore at first but they are starting to get tender around my ankles & the top of my feet. I wanted to know what's causing it & is there anything that will prevent it from happening ## I can explain all of the swelling in my calves, ankles and toes to RA, and medications but the top of my food is a mound and hurt so BAD even to the touch. I just keep saying it must be RA because we have so many bones and joints in our feet, and now it kills to walk on the bottom of my feet and I should wear shoes but it hurts to wear them. Its like every bone in my feet are breaking which could be as osteoporosis has go...

Best medicine for schizophrenia

Looking to find out the best medicine to treat schizophrenia. ## Hello, Valerie! How are you? There is really no 'best medicine' so to speak. It depends on the person and what works for them. Not all medications work for everyone that tries them, which is why they are usually several options to try in any given treatment category. For example, I have high blood pressure and while the 'best' medication for many people is Metoprolol, it made me very sick and I had to stop taking it. It also didn't significantly lower my blood pressure. That said, what medications have you tried? Some people do better with an older medication, such as Risperdal, though as reported by the FDA, it can cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, somnolence and weight gain. But others ha...

Can prolomet xl 25 cause gas problem?

I have been advised by Dr. to use Prolomet XL25 due to hypertension. Coincidentally from the time of usage of the same, I have developed gas problem in body. Can prolemet xl-25 cause such gastic probelm alone or in combination with other medicines? ## Prolomet XL contains a time released formulation of Metoprolol. And yes, it can cause abdominal issues, including gas, as well as nausea, stomach pain and gastritis. Have you contacted your doctor about this problem? ## wat purpouse is to be taking these tablet 1)prolometxl 25mg 2) mandtrate sr 30mg ## i am 47 years old' i have been prescribed by a doctor to take prolomet xl25 mg in the evening, i am also having repace 50 mg in the morning. i have it the right prescription, and is there any side effects? ## Can we take prolomet x...

metoprol tar 25 mg side effects

I have a metoprol plll bottle with a dosage of 25 mg 1 tab by mouth twice daily This is a very small pill with a c 73 on it.. I am taking care of my sister and she is 83 she is so hard to wake up At times and I sometimes have to raise my voice to get her awake. I have been out of nursing since 88. And have not been familiar with the newer drugs. ## Metoprolol is a beta blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. It can cause drowsiness, as a side effect, along with nausea, dizziness, headache, and increased urination, but it doesn't usually cause a deep sleep like that. What other medications is she on? This problem could be due to a combination of medications, or a medical condition. I'll be happy to help, if I can, if you ca...

Actavis ph metoprolol succinate er tab 50 mg

My generic toprol xl just changed to this and I want info on this manufacturer to see if there are any problems with it. ## I was also changed to the Actavis Metoprolol success er 25 MG due to lack of availability or discontinuation of Mylan's generic version. I find the Avtavis version not nearly as effective as Mylan and am trying to learn the status of the Mylan MT1 version, or the effectiveness of other generics for this drug. ## Although some manufacturers have a reputation for more or less effective meds, I find that everyone's response/reaction is also going to vary based on several factors; including but not limited to one's unique body chemistry, metabolism, sensitivities to inert ingredients, etc. That said, trial and error may be the only way to determine what wor...

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...

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?

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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, 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

Numbness In Left Feet Bottom and many other parts in patches

i am having numbness in the bottom of my left leg 1year it is spread all over body in patches like left shoulder ,right thigh ,a patch in right waist and left arm's inner suggested electromyography .in that some nerves( peripherial) are not so normal,ie, so docter prescribed me zenoxa 30 .i have taken 1-2 months tablet and feel better .should i continue ? ## my question is can metoprolol cause numbness in feet and legs? i have taken it for seven years and was just wianed off 12 days ago. i have had side effects from this medicine through out the years.breathing issues really bad, dizziness weight gain,being tired and thats when the numbness started. but got alot worse when i got off the medicine. it seems to be going farther up my legs, and the brain fog is horr...

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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