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Metoprolol: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

by Vishal Kaushik Digital Marketer
What is Metoprolol? 

Metoprolol is a selective beta receptor blocker. It is used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain. It is taken by mouth.

Metoprolol Side Effects :

Common Metoprolol side effects include —

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Tiredness
  • Depression
  • Memory problems
  • Nightmares, trouble sleeping
  • Rashes and itching

Call your doctor if you have  —

  • Swelling
  • Shortness of breath
  • Lightheadedness
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Slow heartbeats
  • Cold feeling in the hands and feet

Interactions :

It can interact with other medicines such as 

  • Aspirin
  • Amlodipine
  • Crestor (rosuvastatin)
  • Cymbalta (duloxetine)
  • Atenolol
  • Cialis (tadalafil)
  • An antidepressant
  • Lasix (furosemide)
  • Warfarin
  • Adderall
  • Advil (ibuprofen)
  • Epinephrine
  • Losartan
  • Lyrica (pregabalin)
  • Nexium (esomeprazole)
  • Xanax (alprazolam)
  • Eliquis (apixaban)
  • Lexapro (escitalopram)
  • Grapefruit
  • Lantus (insulin glargine)
  • Sotalol
  • Synthroid (levothyroxine)
  • Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
  • Viagra (sildenafil)
  • Lisinopril
  • Tylenol (acetaminophen)
  • Lipitor (atorvastatin)
  • Plavix (clopidogrel)
  • Protonix (pantoprazole)
  • Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors

Precautions :

Tell your doctor if you have —

  • Thyroid problems
  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Breathing disorder
  • Liver disease
  • Diabetes
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Pheochromocytoma

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