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 (mə-tō′prə-lôl′, -lōl′)
A beta-blocker drug, C15H25NO3, used in its tartrate and succinate forms to treat hypertension and angina pectoris.

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Noun1.metoprolol - 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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Past medical history includes 10 years of intermittent paroxysmal atrial fibrillation with palpitations, rate controlled with metroprolol; hypothyroidism with currently a normal TSH on levothyroxine; hyperlipidemia controlled with a statin; insomnia; anxiety; prostatic hypertrophy; and mild gastroesophageal reflux.
Maiores medias foram observadas em relacao aos agentes anti-hipertensivos captopril (3,75; dp = 1,8), nifedipina 20mg (3,56; dp = 1,5) e metroprolol (3,50; dp = 1,2), enquanto os diureticos hidroclorotiazida (3,09; dp = 1,26) espironolactona (3,05; dp = 1,2) e furosemida (2,92; dp = 1,4) apresentaram menores medias de escore de conhecimento sobre aspectos da farmacoterapia.