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Taking Metoprolol for atrial flutter. Yellow stools, urine, sputum and teeth. What is going on?

I have been taking metoprolol for atrial flutter for about 5 months. Since I started taking it everthing that comes out of my body is yellow, stool, urine, sputum , and my teeth are turning yellow. The GI doctor did a liver function test and said it is definitely not jaundice. Do you have any idea what is going on. I can t seem to get a doctor to take this seriously.
Asked On : Wed, 19 Sep 2012
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As you are taking Metaprolol for last 5 monts for Atrial Flutter for which is a good drug belong to a Beta blocker group.
Yelowish coloration of skin and eyes is not very common in our clinical practice.
It is repoted in literature so you should report to treating Physician.
Because Beta blockers can not be stopped suddenly they need to be tapered off and may be switched to some other agent of same group.
Good Luck
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