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Advised to stop metoprolol prescribed for heart palpitations. Will I experience withdrawal effects?

Hi, I ve been taking metoprolol tartrate for 2 1/2 months 25 mg one a day doctor told me I can stop it but I m a little scared I ve been taking 12.5 mg once a day for 5 days and didn t take it today and will tomorrow and take every other day for a week then stop is that safe I do take 40 mg lisinoprol for high blood pressure , I m 43 and was giving the metoprolol for heart paplutaions, I also supplement with magnessium
Asked On : Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Lisinopril is good for blood pressure. It has no influence on palpitation.

The reason to stop depends on the cause to start.
If there is a problem, one can re-start again - no problem.
It may be wise to reduce the number of medication..

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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