Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
142 Doctors are Online

Can you drink alcohol while on Toprol xl ?

Is it ok to drink a beer while on Toprolxl ? I only take a half of a 25mg have for 2years!!I m 29 year old female had high blood pressure the highest it is now is 127/75
Asked On : Mon, 21 Mar 2011
Answers:  2 Views:  971
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
welcome to HealthcareMagic
No you should not drink alcohol with Toprol xl.Toprol-xl is metoprolol and is a beta blocker used to treat hypertension and even in cases of migraine.Your BP as of now is fine but alcohol can act as a heart and brain stimulant and is better not used along with medicines of hypertension.There is no exact drug interaction with alcohol but better to avoid it.
Answered: Thu, 28 Jul 2011
I find this answer helpful
  User's Response
hi welcome to HCM.dont drink alcohol while on this tablet as alcohol can increase some side effects of should not stop taking tablet with out informing your physician as stopping of treatment may worsen your should be very careful while driving also ok.
Answered: Thu, 28 Jul 2011
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor