Information on Lopressor
A prescription drug, Lopressor® (metoprolol tartrate) is approved for several uses, including:
- High blood pressure control
- Relief of angina symptoms
- Treatment following a heart attack to improve survival.
Lopressor comes in the form of a tablet and is usually taken once or twice a day. An injectable form is also available.
Before starting treatment, it's important to review Lopressor's safety information. This medication may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical condition, such as heart disease or asthma, or are taking any other type of medicine, including nonprescription products, herbal supplements, or vitamins.
The most common side effects of this drug include:
- Slow heart rate
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