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Is it safe to have Metoprolol tartrate twice a day?

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Posted on Sat, 21 Feb 2015
Question: I take 3- 25mg metoprolol tartrate tabs a day. if I can't remember if I took my last dose; should I take another, or wait til the time to take it?
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Answered by Dr. Robert Galamaga (16 minutes later)
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Detailed Answer:
thanks for sending the question.

I would wait until your next scheduled dose. I think the risk of taking too much of this medication is high enough that it is reasonable to wait until your next dose is due.

Thank you very much for sending the question. Dr. Galamaga
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Brief Answer: Considerations Detailed Answer: thanks for sending the question. I would wait until your next scheduled dose. I think the risk of taking too much of this medication is high enough that it is reasonable to wait until your next dose is due. Thank you very much for sending the question. Dr. Galamaga