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Were you looking for information about Toprol-XL? Toporol is a common misspelling and variation of Toprol-XL.
Toprol® is a drug that has been licensed to treat a number of conditions. These uses include:
- Controlling high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Relieving angina symptoms
- Treating congestive heart failure. The medication has not been licensed for use in children, although it is often used to treat specific conditions in children. By reversing the effects of beta-1 receptors in the body, the medicine is effective in decreasing heart rate, the workload of the heart, and both diastolic and systolic blood pressure.
The medication is usually taken once a day. It comes in tablet form and is available in several different strengths.
As with any medication, side effects are possible. The most common Toprol side effects include:
- A slow heart rate
(Click Toprol for more detailed information about when and how Toprol should be taken, the specific uses of the medication, and a list of common side effects associated with the drug. You can also click on the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)