Summary Description and Clinical Pharmacology Indications and Dosage Warnings and Precautions Side Effects and Adverse Reactions Drug Interactions, Overdosage, Contraindications, Other Rx Info Active Ingredients User Ratings / Reviews Side Effect Reports Metoprolol tartrate tablets are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. They may be used alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. Metoprolol tartrate tablets are indicated in the long-term treatment of angina pectoris. Metoprolol tartrate injection and tablets are indicated in the treatment of hemodynamically stable patients with definite or suspected acute myocardial infarction to reduce cardiovascular mortality. Treatment with intravenous metoprolol tartrate can be initiated as soon as the patient’s clinical condition allows (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION, CONTRAINDICATIONS, and WARNINGS). Alternatively, treatment can begin within 3 to 10 days of the acute event (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION). The dosage of metoprolol tartrate tablets should be individualized. The information provided in Therapeutic indications of Metoprolol LPH is based on data of another medicine with exactly the same composition as the Metoprolol LPH of the medicine (Metoprolol). Injection in acute myocardial infarction reduces infarct size and the incidence of ventricular fibrillation. Injection has been shown to reduce mortality when administered to patients with acute myocardial infarction. Be careful and be sure to specify the information on the section Therapeutic indications in the instructions to the drug Metoprolol LPH directly from the package or from the pharmacist at the pharmacy. Pain relief may also decrease the need for opiate analgesics. â€¢ Hypertension â€¢ Angina pectoris â€¢ Tachyarrhythmias, in particular supraventricular tachycardia â€¢ Maintenance treatment after a myocardial infarction â€¢ Prophylaxis of migraine Metoprolol LPH is indicated in adults. Control of tachyarrhythmias, especially supraventricular tachyarrhythmias. â€¢ Hypertension â€¢ Angina pectoris â€¢ Tachyarrhythmias, in particular supraventricular tachycardia â€¢ Maintenance treatment after a myocardial infarction â€¢ Prophylaxis of migraine Metoprolol is indicated in adults. The information provided in Dosage (Posology) and method of administration of Metoprolol LPH is based on data of another medicine with exactly the same composition as the Metoprolol LPH of the medicine (Metoprolol). Be careful and be sure to specify the information on the section Dosage (Posology) and method of administration in the instructions to the drug Metoprolol LPH directly from the package or from the pharmacist at the pharmacy. Initially up to 5 mg injected intravenously at a rate of 1-2 mg per minute. at induction is usually sufficient to prevent the development of arrhythmias during anaesthesia. every 2 minutes to a maximum of 15 mg total as determined by blood pressure and heart rate. The injection can be repeated at 5 minute intervals until a satisfactory response has been obtained. Injection to patients with a systolic blood pressure below 100 mm Hg should only be given with special care. The same dosage can also be used to control arrhythmias developing during anaesthesia. Injection should be initiated in a coronary care or similar unit when the patient's haemodynamic condition has stabilised. The second or third dose should not be given if the systolic blood pressure is 0.26 seconds, or if there is any aggravation of dyspnoea or cold sweating.
Metoprolol is used to treat angina chest pain and hypertension high blood pressure. Learn about side effects, interactions and indications. Usually, the first dose of metoprolol is 100 mg a day taken in either one or. XL tablets, the initial dose ranges from 25 to 100 mg once a day.