Metoprolol can also cause lower sexual desire and difficulty in achieving orgasm, both in men and women.
Metoprolol may impair your thinking or reactions.
Blocks stimulation of beta 1 myocardial -adrenergic receptors. Your doctor may start you on a low dose of metoprolol and gradually increase your dose. Take missed doses as soon as possible up to 8 hr before next dose. Continuation of beta-blockade reduces the risk of arrhythmias during induction and intubation, however the risk of hypertension may be increased as well. If heart rate Monitor intake and output ratios and daily weights.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
To reduce the risk of spreading genital herpes to others, practice safer sex.
It works by blocking the action of serotonin, a natural substance that may cause nausea and vomiting.
Fatalities have been reported in association with excessive use of inhaled sympathomimetic drugs in patients with asthma.
If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor. The medication may be taken with or without food.
Coadministration of bupropion and metoprolol may result in increased plasma concentrations of metoprolol. Vertigo, sleep disturbances, hallucinations, headache, dizziness, visual disturbances, confusion, and reduced libido have also been reported, but a drug relationship is not clear. Many drugs may affect the way metoprolol works, and metoprolol could also affect how other drugs work.
Because animal reproduction studies are not always predictive of human response, this drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.