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A trademark for the tartrate salt of the drug metoprolol.
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Noun1.Lopressor - beta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent, beta-blocking agent - any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system
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Some of the medications that may relieve your symptoms and help your heart pump more effectively include beta blockers (Lopressor, Inderal) and ACE inhibitors (Lotensin, Vasotec), angiotensin II receptor blockers (Cozaar, Diovan), and aldosterone antagonists (Aldactone, Inspra).
The drug combinations most associated with depression included the beta-blockers metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol) and atenolol (Tenormin), which are used to treat high blood pressure and other cardiovascular issues; the proton pump inhibitor omeprazole (Prilosec), used to treat gastroesophageal disease; the painkiller hydrocodone (Vicodin); and the anticonvulsant drug gabapentin (Neurontin), which is used to treat epilepsy and nerve pain.
Examples of common medications can include beta-blockers such as metoprolol (Lopressor) and the blood thinner warfarin (Coumadin).
The patients' family decided against surgical management, and he was eventually discharged on conservative management with aspirin 81 mg, Plavix 75 mg, Lipitor 80 mg, Lopressor, and apixaban 5 mg BID for anticoagulation.
Sun Pharma's products are part of the long-listed and established prescription brands and include Parlodel, Lamsil, Nitroderm and Lopressor. The prescription brands will be transferred from Novartis Pharma KK to Sun Pharma's subsidiary in Japan from next month.
has brought out what it says is the first and only available intermediate dosage strength (37.5 and 75 mg) of generic Lopressor. Mylan also markets the hypertension treatment in 25, 50 and 100 mg strengths.
Heart rate went up to 185 /min and came down to 160/min with 1 mg intravenous lopressor.
The other prescription drugs at the onset of treatment are beta blockers, whether propranolol (Inderal), atenolol (Tenormin), nadolol (Corgard), or metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL).
BETA BLOCKERS: These Nausea, stomach Lopressor and Toprol drugs interrupt, or cramps, depression, XL (metoprolol); block, specific sleep disturbance, Corgard (nadolol); command signals to sexual dysfunction, Tenormin (atenolol); cells in the walls dizziness and Sectral of blood vessels and blurred vision.
The researchers also found that taking oral beta blockers such as Tenormin and Lopressor was associated with a 71 percent increase in the risk of neovascular AMD, a more advanced and vision-threatening form of the disease.
Some commonly prescribed drugs in this class include atenolol (Tenormin), betaxolol (Kerlone), bisoprolol (Zebeta), carteolol (Cartrol), acebutolol (Sectral), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL), nadolol (Corgard), propranolol (Inderal), sotolol (Betapace) and timolol (Blocadren).
Metoproioi (Lopressor, Toprol), propranolol (Inderal), and timolol (Blocadren).