Lopressor IV

Active Ingredient(s): Metoprolol
Category: Blood Pressure



Lopressor IV Overview

Metoprolol, sold under the brand name Lopressor, among others, is a selective β1 receptor blocker medication.[3] 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.[3] By working on the beta-1 receptor of the cardiac muscle cells, it yields both a chronotrophic and ionotrophic effect. It is also used to prevent further heart problems after myocardial i...

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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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