Lopressor is a perfect remedy. Its target is to struggle against high blood pressure. It also can be used in the treatment of chest pain, heart attacks. Lopressor acts by slowing the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels. It is beta blocker. Lopressor is also known as Toprol-XL, Metoprolol, Protomet, Lopresor, Lopresar. Generic name of Lopressor is Metoprolol Tartrate. Brand names of Lopressor are Toprol-XL, Lopressor.
Take Lopressor tablets orally with water.
Take Lopressor once or twice a day at the same time.
Do not crush or chew it.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Lopressor suddenly.
Lopressor Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Lopressor and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Lopressor overdosage: fainting, difficulty, breathing or swallowing, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs, lightheadedness.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Lopressor More Info
Active Ingredient: Metoprolol.
Other Ingredients: Cellulose Compounds, Colloidal Silicon Dioxide, D and C Red No 30 Aluminum Lake (50-mg Tablets), Fd and C Blue No 2 Aluminum Lake (100-mg Tablets), Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Polyethylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Povidone, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Talc, And Titanium Dioxide,
Do not take Lopressor if you are allergic to Lopressor components.
Do not take Lopressor if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother.
Be careful with Lopressor if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement.
Be careful with Lopressor in case of taking cimetidine (Tagamet), clonidine (Catapres), diphenhydramine (Benadryl), fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem), hydroxychloroquine, paroxetine (Paxil), propafenone (Rythmol), quinidine (Quinaglute, Quinidex), ranitidine (Zantac), reserpine (Serpalan, Serpasil, Serpatab), ritonavir (Norvir), terbinafine (Lamisil),and thioridazine (Mellaril), bupropion (Wellbutrin).
Be careful with Lopressor if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances.
Be careful with Lopressor if you suffer from or have a history of heart or liver disease; diabetes; severe allergies; or an overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism), slow heart rate, heart failure, problems with blood circulation, or pheochromocytoma (a tumor that develops on a gland near the kidneys and may cause high blood pressure and fast heartbeat), had asthma or other lung disease.
Use Lopressor with great care in case you want to undergo an operation (dental or any other).
Avoid machine driving.
Do not stop taking Lopressor suddenly.