metoprolol

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metoprolol

 [mĕ-to´pro-lol]
a cardioselective beta-adrenergic blocking agent having a greater effect on β1-adrenergic receptors of the heart than on the β2-adrenergic receptors of the bronchi and blood vessels; the tartrate and succinate salts are used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, and myocardial infarction; administered orally or intravenously.
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metoprolol

(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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metoprolol

A beta-blocker used for hypertension and angina.
 
Adverse effects
Headache, fatigue, dizziness, dry cough, angiooedema.
 
Contraindications
Sinus bradycardia, cardiogenic shock, heart failure, heart block > 1st degree.
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metoprolol

A cardioselective beta-blocker drug used to treat ANGINA PECTORIS, heart irregularities, high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION) and MIGRAINE. Brand names are Betaloc and Lopressor. The drug is also formulated with the diuretic HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE under the brand name Co-Betaloc.
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