Lopressor is utilized for treating high blood pressure, alone or to medicines; long-term treatment of chest pain; and reducing the likelihood of death because of heart related illnesses in patients who may have had cardiac arrest. Lopressor can be a beta-adrenergic blocking agent (beta-blocker). It works by lowering the amount of work the center needs to do (reduces chest pain) and also the level of blood the guts pumps out (lowers hypertension). It is also employed to stabilize the center rhythm in conditions in which one's heart is beating too fast or at an irregular rhythm.
Use Lopressor as directed from your doctor.
Ask your health care provider any queries you may have about how precisely to use Lopressor.
Store Lopressor at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store from heat, moisture, and light-weight. Do not store inside the bathroom. Keep Lopressor out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Metoprolol tartrate.
All medicines may cause negative effects, but many individuals have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if all of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:
Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; dry mouth/eyes; gas; headache; heartburn; lightheadedness; mild drowsiness; muscle aches; nausea; pain, redness, or swelling on the injection site; stomach pain; sleep problems; unusual tiredness or weakness; vomiting.
Seek medical attention right away if all of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergies (rash; hives; itching; lack of breath; tightness in the chest; swelling with the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blue or unusually cold hands or feet; chest pain; fainting; hallucinations; mood or mental changes (eg, confusion, depression); pounding within the chest; severe dizziness or lightheadedness; difficulty breathing; slow or irregular heartbeat; swelling in the arms, hands, and feet; vision changes; wheezing; yellowing from the skin or eyes.
This is not a total set of all negative effects that may occur. If you have questions about unwanted effects, contact your health care provider.
Contact your doctor or physician straight away if these apply to you.
Some health concerns may talk with Lopressor. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist in case you have any medical ailments, particularly when any with the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may communicate with Lopressor. Tell your doctor if you might be taking every other medicines, especially any of the following:
This will not be a complete report on all interactions which could occur. Ask your medical provider if Lopressor may interact with other medicines which you take. Check with your doctor prior to starting, stop, or alter the dose of any medicine.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.