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Related to Toprol-XL: metoprolol, Metoprolol succinate


 (tŏp′rôl′, -rŏl′)
A trademark for an extended-release formulation of the succinate salt of metoprolol.
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The company's sales and profits have been hurt by competition from generic versions of its drugs, including the blood-pressure treatment Toprol-XL and the asthma drug Pulmicort Respules.
Generic competition for Pulmicort Respules for asthma and Toprol-XL blood-pressure treatment also hurt sales.
Astra also reassured in its last statement that it was benefiting from the withdrawal of generic products for Toprol-XL.
8billion in the quarter, with non-US business offsetting flat growth in America after their high blood pressure treatment Toprol-XL was hit by cheaper generic rivals.
78bn in the quarter, with non-US business offsetting flat growth in America after its high blood pressure treatment Toprol-XL was hit by competition from cheaper generic rivals.
Sales of Toprol-XL, a treatment for angina, heart failure and high blood pressure, dived 43% in the third quarter, after generic competition launched in August.
Toprol-XL AstraZeneca Cardioselective beta blocker 3.
Despite several attempts of cardioversion and two ablations, my heart went from alternating between normal rhythm and A-fib to constant A-fib despite massive dosages of Toprol-XL and amiodarone.
To conserve available drug for those with the greatest need, the company asked that new patients with mild or moderate heart failure or essential hypertension not be started on Coreg and that a switch to Toprol-XL (metoprolol) be considered for those with mild to moderate heart failure who are already being treated with carvedilol; metoprolol is the only other [beta]-blocker approved for use in this population.
3 per cent, after a US judge ruled that rivals could launch copies of its heart drug Toprol-XL.
Metoprolol succinate is marketed as TOPROL-XL in the United States by AstraZeneca, LP.
Potential new medicines for congestive heart failure include Atacand, Avapro, Dilatrend, Diovan, Enbrel, eplerenone, Natrecor, Remicade, Toprol-XL and Vanlev.