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    Metoprolol Succinate

    Information about Metoprolol Succinate

    Metoprolol succinate uses

    Metoprolol Succinate is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina), heart failure and high blood pressure.

    How metoprolol succinate works

    Metoprolol Succinate is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

    Common side effects of metoprolol succinate

    Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness

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    Expert advice for Metoprolol Succinate

    • Metoprolol Succinate helps reduce blood pressure and lower heart rate.
    • Do not miss doses. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible up to 8 hrs before next dose. Don’t double the dose.
    • Stopping Metoprolol Succinate suddenly can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
    • You may feel dizzy during the initial few days. You may also have fatigue and headaches. Notify your doctor if these symptoms persist for long.
    • Can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you're diabetic. If you take insulin or other anti-diabetic medications, you may have to check your blood sugar level more closely.
    • Know how to check pulse daily and blood pressure (BP) twice a week, and teach your family as well.
    • Notify your doctor if slow pulse, troubled breathing, wheezing, cold hands and feet, dizziness, light-headedness, confusion, depression.

    Frequently asked questions for Metoprolol Succinate

    Metoprolol Succinate

    Q. What is the difference between Metoprolol Succinate And Metoprolol Tartrate?

    Metoprolol succinate is an extended-release form of metoprolol. This means it is released into your body slowly and only needs to be taken once a day. Metoprolol tartrate, on the other hand, is available as an immediate-release tablet. It doesn’t stay in your body as long as metoprolol succinate does. Hence, multiple doses in a day may be required.

    Q. Is Metoprolol Succinate safe?

    Metoprolol Succinate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

    Q. Is Metoprolol Succinate a diuretic/ beta blocker/statin/ MAOI/ ACE inhibitor or ARB/ calcium channel blocker?

    Metoprolol Succinate belongs to the class of beta-blocker drug. It is not a diuretic, statin, MAOI, ACE inhibitor or calcium channel blocker

    Q. Can I take Metoprolol Succinate with vitamins?

    Metoprolol Succinate can be taken with vitamins. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

    Q. Does Metoprolol Succinate cause anxiety?

    Metoprolol Succinate does not cause anxiety. Please consult your doctor if you experience anxiety with Metoprolol Succinate as it may require further investigation and management.

    Q. Does Metoprolol Succinate cause diarrhea?

    Metoprolol Succinate can cause diarrhea, although rarely. Please consult your doctor as this could be due to some other underlying condition.

    Q. Does Metoprolol Succinate contain paracetamol (acetaminophen)?

    Metoprolol Succinate does not contain paracetamol (acetaminophen). Metoprolol Succinate belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.

    Q. Can I take Metoprolol Succinate with alprazolam?

    Metoprolol Succinate can be taken with alprazolam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

    Q. Can I take Metoprolol Succinate for anxiety?

    Metoprolol Succinate is not indicated for the treatment of anxiety.

    Q. Is Metoprolol Succinate an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?

    Metoprolol Succinate is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Metoprolol Succinate belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.

    Q. Is Metoprolol Succinate a diuretic?

    Metoprolol Succinate is not a diuretic. Metoprolol Succinate belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.

    Q. Does Metoprolol Succinate cause erectile dysfunction?

    Metoprolol Succinate can rarely cause erectile dysfunction. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction with Metoprolol Succinate as you may need a change in the dose of your medicine or an alternative medicine may be given.

    Q. Does Metoprolol Succinate have a diuretic in it?

    Metoprolol Succinate does not have diuretic in it. Metoprolol Succinate belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.

    Q. Can I take Metoprolol Succinate with grapefruit juice?

    It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Metoprolol Succinate. There are no known interactions between them. Please consult your doctor before taking Metoprolol Succinate with grapefruit juice.

    Q. Is Metoprolol Succinate a blood thinner?

    Metoprolol Succinate is not a blood thinner. Metoprolol Succinate belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.

    Q. Is Metoprolol Succinate a statin?

    Metoprolol Succinate is not a statin. Metoprolol Succinate belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.

    Q. Is Metoprolol Succinate a vasodilator?

    Metoprolol Succinate is not a vasodilator. Metoprolol Succinate belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers.

    Q. Does Metoprolol Succinate cause hair loss?

    Metoprolol Succinate can cause hair loss, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss while taking Metoprolol Succinate.

    Q. Does Metoprolol Succinate cause insomnia?

    Metoprolol Succinate can cause insomnia, although rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience insomnia or other sleep problems while taking Metoprolol Succinate.

    Q. Can I take Metoprolol Succinate with ibuprofen?

    Ibuprofen may decrease the effects of Metoprolol Succinate. Talk to your doctor if you have to take both the medicines together as the dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.

    Q. Can I take Metoprolol Succinate with birth control?

    Metoprolol Succinate can be taken with birth control pills. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

    Q. Is Metoprolol Succinate a controlled substance?

    Metoprolol Succinate is not a controlled substance. A controlled substance is a drug or chemical whose manufacture, possession, or use is regulated by a government. Metoprolol Succinate belongs to a group of medicines called beta-blockers and is can be purchased from a pharmacy when prescribed a doctor.

    Q. Does Metoprolol Succinate cause weight gain?

    Metoprolol Succinate can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Metoprolol Succinate as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.

    Q. Does Metoprolol Succinate cause constipation?

    Use of Metoprolol Succinate is seen to be associated with constipation. Other common side effects associated with its use are nausea, headache, fatigue, dizziness, palpitations, abdominal pain, diarrhea, breathlessness and slow heart rate.

    Content on this page was last updated on 04 April, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)