Lopressor Vs Toprol XlUpdated
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?
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.
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