Users' questions

Is metoprolol a 24 hour drug?

Is metoprolol a 24 hour drug?

Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.

Is metoprolol a generic ER?

Cost, availability, and insurance. Metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate are both available as generic drugs. Both medications are commonly prescribed and should be available in most pharmacies. In most cases, generic forms of drugs cost less than their brand-name versions.

What is the generic name for Toprol XL 100 mg?

Hi Deke3, It is possible your symptoms resulted from not taking your Toprol XL 100 mg ( generic name metoprolol). Metoprolol is a beta blocker. It blocks receptors in your heart responsible for increased heart rates and increasing the strength of your heart muscle contractions.

How often should you take Toprol XL tablets?

Take the medicine at the same time each day. Swallow the extended release tablet whole and do not crush or chew the tablet. A Toprol XL tablet can be divided in half if your doctor has told you to do so. Swallow the half-tablet whole, without chewing or crushing.

Is it safe to take Toprol XL with metoprolol?

You should not use Toprol-XL if you are allergic to metoprolol, or other beta-blockers ( atenolol, carvedilol, labetalol, nadolol, nebivolol, propranolol, sotalol, and others), or if you have: a serious heart problem such as heart block greater than first degree or sick sinus syndrome without a pacemaker;

How is Toprol used to treat high blood pressure?

What is Toprol and how is it used? Toprol is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of high blood pressure, heart failure, and chest pain. Toprol may be used alone or with other medications. Toprol is a Beta-Blocker, Beta-1 Selective.

Is there a generic version of Toprol XL?

Generic Toprol-XL Availability. Toprol-XL is a brand name of metoprolol, approved by the FDA in the following formulation(s):

How much Toprol can you take in a day?

Individualize the dosage of TOPROL-XL. Titration may be needed in some patients. TOPROL-XL tablets are scored and can be divided; however, do not crush or chew the whole or half tablet. Adults: The usual initial dosage is 25 to 100 mg daily in a single dose.

When to use metoprolol succinate or Toprol XL?

TOPROL-XL is an extended-release tablet intended for once daily administration. For treatment of hypertension and angina, when switching from immediate-release metoprolol to TOPROL-XL, use the same total daily dose of TOPROL-XL. Individualize the dosage of TOPROL-XL.

When to use Toprol XL for angina treatment?

Last updated on May 28, 2021. TOPROL-XL is an extended-release tablet intended for once daily administration. For treatment of hypertension and angina, when switching from immediate-release metoprolol to TOPROL-XL, use the same total daily dose of TOPROL-XL.