metoprolol

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me·to·pro·lol

 (mə-tō′prə-lôl′, -lōl′)
n.
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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