Metoprolol

Category: Blood Pressure



Metoprolol 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 chronotropic and inotropic effect. It is also used to prevent further heart problems after myocardial infa...

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Metoprolol dosage increase

Hi, is it safe to go from 50 to 100 mg of Metoprolol? ## Yes, such an increase is commonly done, when a patient hasn't fully seen improvement from the lower dosage. Here's some Metoprolol dosing information. However, the dosage should only be increased if a doctor has instructed the patient to do so. Metoprolol may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, hypotension, and increased urination. Is there anything else I can help with?

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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 50 mg different pills

I have been given 3 different pills stating they are the same. Round extra large and now pink ones. someone needs held accountable. I could not breathe, cough, swelling in my legs and feet can't wear my shoes. I am mad as hell told everyone Dr. Pharmacy, and no one cared. ## Why was metoprolol recalled? Help all we people who have taken this drug and is troprol xl safe? the way Dr's. and Pharmacy's lied to us I am trying to call the TV station to get this out.. ## I have had similar problems with taking pain killers in these high strengths. The worse on your teet is methadone so don't let them talk you into that, I had perfect teeth until I took methadone for a few years and got to a strength that would finally help with the pain but it is probably the worse on your teet...

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Metoprolol & hair loss

I have been taking 200 mg. a day for about 4 years. I thought it was a coincidence that I've lost 50% of my hair during this time because I am also going through menopause. I just found out that it is possible the hair loss is caused by metoprolol, so my doctor just wrote me a RX for a different drug. Will my hair grow back? It was very long, down to my waist, but I've been cutting it to compensate for the thinness. I just touch my head and lose a few hairs! Any ideas? ## I have been on 25 mg of metoprolol for 2 months and my hair is rapidly falling out. I have stopped taking it. Will my hair stop falling out? Is the hair loss that I have already experienced reversable? ## If your hair loss truly was caused by taking Metoprolol, then yes, your hair will all grow back. BUT you we...

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Is this generic Metoprolol? Oblong white with 369 imprint

Is this a generic Metoprolol? It's oblong shape with 369 imprinted on it. ## Yes, this is generic Metoprolol 47.5 mg (NDC 58177-0369). Inactive Ingredients: - Calcium Stearate - Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium - Carnauba Wax - Croscarmellose Sodium - Glyceryl Behenate - Hypromellose - Maltodextrin - Methacrylic Acid - Methyl Methacrylate Copolymer (1:1) - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Polydextrose - Polyethylene Glycol - Povidone - Sodium Stearyl Fumarate - Titanium Dioxide - Triacetin - Triethyl Citrate ## Can Metoprolol Tartrate 50mg damage my liver? ## Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had asthma or other lung diseases; heart or liver disease; diabetes; severe allergies; or hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland) before taking this medication.

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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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White round pill M18 vs white round pill C73

I have a recent prescription for metoprolol. To get me started, the nurse gave me some she had in stock that had M 18 on it. The prescription I received in the mail has C 73 on it. I've seen descriptions for each which seem different to me but both are described as metoprolol. Are these really the same prescription drugs with the same active chemical analysis? ## Hi, Lee! Yes, they certainly are the same medication. Metoprolol is actually a generic, so it's manufactured by several different companies and they all have to use different markings on their tablets to enable them to be identified and traced back to them, in case of an emergency. The way they look is entirely up to their whit and whim, there are no constraints on that, as long as they used the inactive ingredients tha...

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Little White Round Pill M 18

I found a little white pill in the bottom of my bag , I was wonding if someone could tell me what it is before going through all my med bottles ## The pill in description is Metoprolol tartrate Oral (25 mg). NOTE: Just to confirm, it's a little white round pill with M 18 on one side and a score line on the other side. 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. ## Can the pill m18 make you drowsy after taking them ? ## Is it used for a food pill to help you pee by chance

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metoprolol tartrate er vs metoprolol succinate or xl

Had been taking metoprolol xl 25 mg once daily for irregular heart beat for years without issue. Due to recent heart palpitations my dr prescribed metoprolol tartrate 50 mg twice daily. Due to a gluten sensitivity I have had several adverse stomach pains nausea etc from several pharmaceutical companies and am reluctant to keep trying different pharmaceutical companies. Have asked my dr to place me back on my metoprolol and he agreed and prescribed xl 25mg twice daily. What concerns me are the two metoprolol 25mg xl that I am now taking equivalent to the two metoprolol 50 mg twice daily. I have only been on the metoprolol xl 25 mg for a few days but I have experienced a few along with a feeling in my stomach that i am hungry. My pharmacist did infirm me that she actually spoke to my card...

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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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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: (534 results)

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  • 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)