Coadministration of bupropion and metoprolol may result in increased plasma concentrations of metoprolol.
Limit or avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking metoprolol.
PO Take apical pulse before administering. This medication is a beta-blocker used to treat chest pain angina , heart failure, and high blood pressure. A doctor may recommend temporarily withdrawing from beta-blocker treatment before undergoing major surgery.
Metoprolol may cause other side effects. It works by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heart rate to improve blood flow and decrease blood pressure. S Side effects of metoprolol tartrate can include fatigue and dizziness.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
This drug may cause tooth discoloration at the time teeth are developing.
Advise patient to take drug with food or milk if GI upset occurs.
The usual dose is 200 mg each day, divided into two doses. If your doctor decides you should no longer use this drug, he or she may direct you to gradually decrease your dose over 1 to 2 weeks.
Sometimes this can slow your heartbeat to a dangerously low level. Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established. People also have symptoms of nausea and vomiting. One report noted an interaction between fluoxetine and metoprolol in which bradycardia occurred in a patient receiving metoprolol after fluoxetine was added.