Lopressor Precautions and Warnings

Who Should Not Take Lopressor?

You should not take Lopressor if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Lopressor, metoprolol, other beta blockers, or any inactive component used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have a slow heartbeat (less than 45 beats a minute).
     
  • Have certain types of irregular heart rhythms (specifically second- or third-degree heart block).
     
  • Have serious heart failure.
      
  • Have sick sinus syndrome.
     
  • Have severe disease within the blood vessels of the hands, lower legs, or feet.
     

Lopressor Precautions and Warnings: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Lopressor should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking this medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings and precautions with Lopressor were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the safety concerns that may apply to you.
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