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. While metoprolol tartarate is available as an immediate-release tablet. It doesn’t stay in your body as long as metoprolol succinate does.
Q. Will the use of Trulol affect my fertility?
Trulol is not know to affect fertility in males or females. However, talk to your doctor if you are facing fertility issues while taking this medicine.
Q. When will I feel better after taking Trulol?
You may not feel any difference after taking Trulol, if you are taking it for high blood pressure. However, keep taking this medicine as prescribed by your doctor because you will still be getting its full benefits. If you are taking Trulol for angina or heart failure, it may take several weeks or months to make you feel better.
Q. Can I take Trulol with vitamins?
Trulol 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. Can I take Trulol with grapefruit juice?
It is fine to take grapefruit juice with Trulol. There are no known interactions between them.
Q. Does Trulol cause weight gain?
Trulol can cause weight gain, although very rarely. Please consult your doctor if you experience weight gain with Trulol as it this could be due to some underlying condition that needs attention.
Q. Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?
You can eat and drink normally while taking Trulol. However, making lifestyle changes like stop smoking, eating healthy food and exercising regularly can further give a boost to your health.
Q. Do I need to avoid playing sports while taking Trulol?
You can continue playing sports while taking Trulol. Exercising regularly can help you in controlling your blood pressure. However, do not over do it or push yourself too hard while exercising or playing sports.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Jun 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.