Lopressor acts by slowing the heart rate and relaxing the blood vessels. It is beta blocker.
Generic name of Lopressor is Metoprolol Tartrate.
Brand names of Lopressor are Toprol-XL, Lopressor.
Lopressor is available in:
- 25mg Min Dosage
- 50mg Low Dosage
- 100mg Standard Dosage
Take Lopressor tablets orally with water.
Take Lopressor once or twice a day at the same time.
Do not crush or chew it.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Lopressor suddenly.
Missing a dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Lopressor and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Lopressor overdosage: fainting, difficulty, breathing or swallowing, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs, lightheadedness.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.