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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Upon approval, the manufacturer will be able to charge the US consumer as much as the pharmaceutical industry does with Lipitor, Crestor, Toprol or Avodart.
Wockhardt's flagship product in the US, the generic for high blood pressure drug Toprol XL, gained 21 per cent market share and generated a revenue of $140 million.
The other prescription drugs at the onset of treatment are beta blockers, whether propranolol (Inderal), atenolol (Tenormin), nadolol (Corgard), or metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL).
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The Chikalthana facility makes generic versions of AstraZeneca's hypertension drug Toprol, and the plant generated $ 230 million in US revenue in the fiscal ending March.
ACE inhibitors (such as Capoten, Vasotec, Prinivil, Zestril, Monopril, Altace, Accupril, Aceon, Mavic and Univasc) are less effective when combined with yohimbine, as are beta-blockers (such as Tenormin, Kerlone, Corego, Trandate, Lopressor, Toprol XL, Corgard, Levatol and Inderal).
The use of Coreg (carvedilol) (Packer 1996) and Toprol (metoprolol) (MERIT-HF Study Group, 1999) reduced risk of hospitalizations, as well as lowered the risk of death (65% and 34%, respectively).
Par Pharmaceutical, the company's generic drug division, is the authorized generic for all strengths of AstraZeneca's Toprol XL[R].
Metoprolol succinate is the generic name for the brand Toprol XL, marketed in the US by Astra Zeneca.
She was referred to her physician for further testing and soon placed on Lipitor to lower her cholesterol and Toprol to control her blood pressure
On page 52: "The following causes contributed to this patient's hyperkalemia: chronic renal failure, prescription drugs (Zestril, Toprol, and Aldactone), increased potassium in food, and diabetes.
Continue Norvasc, Toprol XL, furosemide, and Cozaar medications, adjusting doses as needed.