Metoprolol

What is Metoprolol?

Metoprolol is a Medication known as a Beta Blocker. It can be used to control your heart rate and blood pressure.

Questions and answers on "Metoprolol"

I'm taking metoprolol & atorvistatin regularly. Is it safe to take valerian root, St. John's wort & l- tryptophan with these drugs? Thank you much!

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Do not take St. John's wort concomitantly!

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for reaching to us at healthcare magic.

I have reviewed this information fully. St John's wort is the standout and interacts with almost all other drugs. I will suggest you drop this and take others. It is...

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Can I take metoprolol 26mg twice a day with flexeril 10mg once daily?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes they can be taken together!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Firstly thanks for choosing health care magic for your query,
Flexeril is cyclobenzarapine, it is a skeletal muscle relaxant and usually use to treat myalgia.
Metoprolol is a cardioselective betablocker,they both can be taken...

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Accidentally took another lotrel 5-40 before bedtime (I take one at 7:00am) instead of a metoprolol X-R 50. I am healthy otherwise 66 yr old with no other meds.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Both are anti hypertensives only.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for query.

Don't worry both are antihypertensives so they would do the same job.
Don't take metoprolol for next 24 hours after that you can take the medicine as per your regimen....

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Hello I was just given metoprolol succ 25 mg ( beta blocker ) due to a faster heart beat ( only at times however ) but it appears to have some side effects . I am a weekend occasional red wine drinker as we have our own
label and bottle wine thru a wine club. Will this occasional social alcohol engagement be an issue ??

Thanks XXXXXXX

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
NO!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Alcohol is not an issue with metoprolol. Small volumes of alcohol have been shown to be protective to the heart and blood vessels. Feel free taking this drug and moving on with occasional wine intake.

I wish you...

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Both statement are given in monitor closely . Which is correct?
metoprolol succinate oral increases and Diovan HCT oral decreases potassium levels in the blood

Diovan HCT oral and metoprolol succinate oral both increase potassium levels in the blood

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Both are likely to increase the potassium level in blood

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

The correct statement is that both metoprolol as well as Diovan HCT are likely to increase the potassium levels in blood....

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I am on Metoprolol 50 mg daily for blood pressure. Is it true that taking Turmeric supplements with this medication can induce hypotension?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hi There

I have gone through your query, am Dr Bhanu Partap and am a cardiology practitioner.

Turmeric is a very beneficial herb with lots of medical properties like antibacterial, anti inflammatory, immunity booster and many other but it don't have any...

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Can I take Losartan and Metoprolol Succ at the same time?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes they can be taken at the same time

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you for asking!
I read your query and understood your concerns.

Metoprolol and losartan can be taken at the same time. Metoprolol is a beta blocker and losartan is an ARB has different mechanism of action and can...

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do toprol xl 100 MG metoprolol look the same and have the same markings on them, AMS

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Different forms of metoprolol

Detailed Answer:
Dear sir,
I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns.

Toprol is an extended form of metoprolol succinate while metoprolol can be in two forms either metoprolol succinate or metoprolol tartarate. Toprolol has an...

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I have started taking metoprolol er succinate. The pesciption information sheet wars against taking domr pain killerd. Is it safe to take Tylonol

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, Tylenol Is safe

Detailed Answer:
hello,
Tylenol is safe in patients taking metoprolol.

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if im having issues with anxiety can i take 25 mg metoprolol to calm my pulse? i have a prescription but dont 5ake them, will one pill help

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome on HCM!

Yes, you can take this this dose of Metoprolol.

But you should know that propranolol is better compared to Metoprolol, because it has also effects on the central nervous system, calming anxiety.

Hope you will...

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Recent questions on  Metoprolol

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Here is what is happening or happened: - Blood pressure keeps spiking to 167/90 throughout the day - The past week my BP has been going from 146/80 to 167/90 - Woke up around 3:00 am with huge pressure in head and I can feel that BP was up, when measured it was 167/90. - During the day it spikes , I do not measure but can feel it especially in head. - After waking from sleep with BP raised my arms feel as if I was sleeping on them. - Ringing in ears. - Very real dreams every now and then. - Sex drive normal. - Difficulty sleeping because of the above symptoms. - Sometimes will wake up from a very real dream and feel the pressure etc but when measured has been around 138/86, today was the first time I woke up from sleep with pressure in head and elevated BP. I am taking 25Mg Metoprolol twice daily early morning and early evening. I am also taking Lisinopril 40Mg once a day. I have not started the diarectic as not sure what is going on and feel it may make things worst.

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acid reflux worse and more tired since switching from metoprolol to lisinopril 10mg. doctor thinks my blood pressure was too high. when I go to the clinic it reads high but when I am home it is fine. I think metoprolol worked fine. should I go back on metoprolol

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I am Hypertension patient for the last 15 year On medication ATEN 25 mg (Atenolol 25) for 15 years Last month I had master checkup and after review of ECG my other doctor prescribed me Met XL 25(Metoprolol Succinate extended release) Please tell me difference between these two drugs.

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can Levothyroxine, lisinopril,donepezil, meloxicam, tylenol, metoprolol tartrate, Lorazepam and pantoprazole be crushed? My 90 year old grandmother has been having trouble swallowing her meds so I thought I would see about crushing them and putting them in some yogart.

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I am 57 yrs male type 2 diabetic on metformin 500 one per day. Sugsr under control. I ofter get stomach upset and loose motions. Bp 140 / 90 . Not coming down. On olzix ch 40 . Presscribe good meficines for bp and loose motions .

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I take medication and cannot take pills so I cruch them and put them in water and wait til they dissolve then drink it my medication list is metoprolol tartrate 50 mg I daily.i also take metformin hcl 1000 mg 1/2 tablet twice a day lisinopril 10...

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My 74 year old mother has afib, which she was diagnosed with 2 to 3 years ago. She was cardioverted and placed on flecanide. Few months later had another afib episode and cardioverted again. Then, few months later decided to have the cardiac...

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