Metoprolol

Category: Blood Pressure



Metoprolol Overview

Metoprolol, marketed under the tradename Lopressor among others, is a medication of the selective β1 receptor blocker type.[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] It is also used to prevent further heart problems after myocardial infarction and to prevent headaches in those with migraines.[3] Metoprolol is sold in formulations that can be taken by mouth or given int...

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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 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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Metoprolol: Do the side effects improve eventually?

I started Metoprolol this Monday after the cardiologist prescribed it because of being in the ER with extremely fast heartbeats. After a heart ultrasound, chest xray, blood tests, and wearing a holter moniter, they found there was nothing wrong with my actual heart other than the fact that I have a mild heart arrhythmia which they believe was brought out by a virus I also had. Now that I have started the medicine, I have had dizziness, nausea, sever mood swings, insomnia, and anxiety. The cardiologists' nurse said these were all normal, but it seems a little excessive to me. I am on the lowest possible dose (25MG) minus the possibility of cutting the pill in half and I take it once a day. I do not have high blood pressure and am young and not overweight (5ft and 105lbs). Has anyone ...

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Lannett Company Metoprolol Fillers

Metoprolol succinate 25mg made by Mtg. Lannett Company - What fillers are used? I've been having stomach pains and can take up to 6 daily. ## What are the markings on the tablets in question? Can you please post back with this information? The reason I am asking is because sometimes the manufacturer listed on a bottle from your pharmacy is just a licensed distributor, not the actual manufacturer, so I need more information to find the correct details for you. The FDA does warn that Metoprolol may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. What are you taking it to treat? It is very unusual for this medication to be prescribed for anyone to take up to 6 daily, since it is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain ...

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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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metoprolol er 50 mg and amlodipine 10

I have been taking metoprolol ER 50mg and amlodipine 10mg for one month now. I do not take any other medication s. Just today ive started feeling like im having panic attacks hypertension my blood pressure is 180 over 100 and 30 min later after lying down my blood pressure is 146/98 pulse 75 should i be concerned. ## When are you checking your blood pressure and heart rate? Are you on any other medications? It is normal for ones blood pressure and heart rate to vary, depending on their activity levels, what they've eaten, and other factors, according to NIH studies. But only your doctor can determine what is right for you, and whether or not your medications may need to be adjusted. The FDA lists the typical side effects as usually including dizziness, increased urination, hypotensi...

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Extreme Exhaustion From Metoprolol Tartrate

I've been taking Metoprolol Tartrate 50 Mg once a day for a few years now. A few months ago my doctor increased my Metoprolol Tartrate 50 Mg to twice a day. I've been experiencing EXTREME EXHAUSTION and I feel really heavily drugged especially when I'm trying to wake up in the morning. Does anyone else experience EXTREME EXHAUSTION due to taking Metoprolol Tartrate. When I first started taking the medication I felt sluggish/tired however, I thought it was due to Menopause -- now when I was instructed to double the medication I tend to think its the Metoprolol Tartrate. I have high blood pressure and also angina so I have to be on a beta blocker. Anyone else have felt the way I feel? Thanks very much for any feedback. I appreciate it as I can't take this exhaustion for an...

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metoprolol and atenolol

Are these two medications the same? - metoprolol succinate er 25 mg and atenolol 50 mg. I need help please. ## my pcp dr wrote this out Atenolol 50mg but my heart dr has me on Metoprolol succ er 25mg now my Question is are these the same medications ## They are not the same, but they are in the same class of medications. I am not a doctor, but if were me, I'd take the one recommended by the cardiologist, simply because they have a lot more training and experience in such matters. I can't tell you what to do, but if you aren't sure, you should consult your cardiologist. The FDA lists their typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with? ## A cardiologist prescribed metoproplo...

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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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actavis ph metoprolol succinate er tab 50 mg

My generic toprol xl just changed to this and II 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...

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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.

NDC Database Records for Metoprolol: (400 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-0733 Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 47.5 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-0734 Metoprolol Tartrate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg) Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0143-9660 Metoprolol Tartrate 5 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9873 Metoprolol Tartrate 5 mg/5ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0378-0018 Metoprolol Tartrate 25 mg (Metoprolol Succinate 23.75 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0032 Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 47.5 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-0047 Metoprolol Tartrate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4593 METOPROLOL TARTRATE 37.5 mg by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4594 METOPROLOL TARTRATE 75 mg by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4595 Metoprolol Succinate 25 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4596 Metoprolol Succinate 50 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4597 24 Hr Metoprolol Succinate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg Equivalent To 100 mg Metoprolol Tartrate) Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-4598 Metoprolol Succinate 200 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0409-1778 Metoprolol Tartrate 1 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0409-2285 Metoprolol Tartrate 1 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0517-1355 Metoprolol Tartrate 1 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by American Regent, Inc.
  • 0591-0462 Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 47.5 mg) Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-0463 Metoprolol Tartrate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg) Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0615-3552 Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 47.5 mg) Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-3553 Metoprolol Tartrate 100 mg (As Metoprolol Succinate 95 mg) Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
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Other drugs which contain Metoprolol or a similar ingredient: (7 results)


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METOPROLOL SUCC ER 50 MG
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Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg Tab
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My Metoprolol ER 50 is oval with a line for splitting. On the other side is 369. Is this Metoprolol? Can't find that... 25 replies
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