Lopressor

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Lo·pres·sor

 (lō′prĕs′ər)
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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The prescription was filled at the Elgin Meijer store, but Danz was given a bottle of metoprolol tartrate, a fast-acting beta blocker used to guard against future heart attacks, according to the lawsuit.
> Erenumab (Aimovig), Verapamil (Calan, Verelan), propranolol (Inderal LA, Innopran XL), metoprolol tartrate (Lopressor), amitriptyline, topiramate (Topamax), Botox, Sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), dihydroergotamine (Migranal), ergotamine and caffeine (Migergot, Cafergot) for migraines
They were aggressively propensity score-matched on the basis of demographics, clinical characteristics, and duration of follow-up to 16,787 hypertensive individuals on either metoprolol succinate or metoprolol tartrate as part of combination therapy, and to another 16,787 patients who started on atenolol for the same reason.
She was given sublingual nitroglycerin, 325 mg of aspirin to chew, and one 5 mg IV push of metoprolol tartrate. She then received nitroglycerin paste and metoprolol tartrate IV every 5 min for two more doses.
Postoperative TTE showed no evidence of LAAA and the patient discharged in good clinical condition with a regimen of metoprolol tartrate 12.5 mg daily.
AstraZeneca (LON: AZN) has entered into an agreement with Recordati S.p.A (BIT: REC) to sell the European commercial rights to Seloken/Seloken ZOK (metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate respectively) and associated Logimax fixed-dose combination (metoprolol succinate and felodipine) treatments, the company announced on Monday.
Metoprolol tartrate tablets were purchased from AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, Jiangsu, China (SFDA Approval number H32025391).
However, 4 trials (including COMET, N=3029) compared carvedilol with short-acting metoprolol tartrate, which may have skewed results in favor of carvedilol.
In the Carvedilol or Metoprolol European Trial (COMET), survival appears to be better for patients who took carvedilol (25 milligrams twice daily) than with immediate release metoprolol tartrate (50 milligrams twice daily).
Metoprolol tartrate, given after the third operation, caused cardiac arrest.
Alisha Emond, 20, of 127 Loxwood St., Worcester, charged with larceny over $250, receiving stolen property over $250, failing to wear a seat belt, and possession of sertraline and metoprolol tartrate, continued to March 21.