The dose of metoprolol
is not high - up to 200 mg is common. It has several benefits - for pressure, for angina
, for rhythm etc. It has to be continued for at least one year - often more.
could contribute - especially if taken with nitrates (GTN / Isosorbide
etc). Take care / One has to avoid viagra, if he is taking nitrates. The combination could be dangerous
is a common cause - slow rise or delayed rise of blood pressure on standing up. Normally, the pressure rises immediately on getting up to adjust for the posture. If not, blood flow to the brain is reduced and the fall happens. He should sit in the bed a few seconds, stand for a few seconds and then walk. Getting up and walking suddenly is a common cause for fall. Check his pressure - lying AND standing and/or sitting