Metoprolol is a beta-blocker used to treat high blood pressure, heart attack, kidney problems, etc. They work by blocking the action of epinephrine on the heart and blood vessels. Side effects of Metoprolol are dizziness, diarrhea, drowsiness, tiredness, etc.
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Query: Hello doctor,I was prescribed metoprolol six months ago for heart palpitations and I am taking a daily dose of 50mg. During my follow-up appointment six weeks later, I informed my doctor that the medication did not alleviate the palpitations and, in fact, I felt they were occurring more frequently. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello,Thank you for stopping by at icliniq.com. I am here to provide expert opinions on your medical issues. Firstly, I would like to inform you that Metoprolol is a non-selective beta-blocker. At lower doses, it primarily acts as a beta1-selective receptor blocker, targeting the heart. However, at ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old. I am taking Metoprolol succinate for three months for viral infection. My cardiologist said that the viral infection is almost gone, but I should keep taking the Metoprolol succinate for three more months that is overall six six months. Initially, I had 50 mg, and now h... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Metoprolol will block the autonomic nervous system, which is the fight and flight response or the rest and digest response that we have when we get excited or relaxed. Feeling chills on our body is also controlled by the autonomic nervous system. So, it makes sense to me... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 49-year-old male. My height is 6'1", and my weight is 309 lbs. I have been diagnosed with sleep apnea. I have had atrial fibrillation in the past, but that was related to alcohol withdrawal. I quit alcohol four years ago. I have also started to eat healthy, trying to exercise, an... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have the following issues such as High blood pressure, Obstructive sleep apnea, and Suspicion of atrial fibrillation. For high blood pressure (BP), you can continue taking tablet Lisinopril. Along with it, do regular exercise, lose weight, avoid alcohol, sleep we... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, For two years, I have been suffering from MVP (mitral valve prolapse). Then, I have undergone ECG and TMT, but no MVP detected. But, I was advised to take the tablets given for MVP, which includes Metolac-ER 50 and Dothimax 25. Will these tablets cause any side effects? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mitral valve prolapse cannot be detected on ECG - electrocardiogram or a TMT - treadmill test unless has very advanced and causing severe problems. It can be picked up by an echocardiogram, which is a heart ultrasound. Now coming back to your medications, Dothimax (Do... Read Full »