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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.

metoprolol

/met·o·pro·lol/ (met″ah-pro´lol) a cardioselective β used in the form of the succinate and tartrate salts in the treatment of hypertension, chronic angina pectoris, and myocardial infarction.

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.

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.

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.

metoprolol

a cardioselective beta-blocker having a greater effect on β1-adrenergic receptors of the heart than on β2-adrenergic receptors of the bronchi and blood vessels. Used as the tartrate.
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Toprol XL is sold for the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris, heart failure and disturbances caused by cardiac rhythm, maintenance treatment following myocardial infarction and migraine prophylaxis.
AstraZeneca's patent protection for Toprol XL expired last year, and the controlled-release drug has lost sales to generic copies.
For example, last year we launched metoprolol succinate 50-mg tablets, a generic equivalent of Toprol XL [which is made by AstraZeneca PLC].
Actors presented a new prescription for one of the study drugs (Coumadin, Toprol XL, Depakote ER, Novolog MIX 70/30 insulin or Lantus insulin).
The actors attempted to purchase aspirin when they picked up Coumadin, and Sudafed PE with Toprol XL.
That total is likely to grow by the end of this year due to pending or recent patent expirations for such drugs as Ambien (for insomnia), and Norvasc and Toprol XL (both antihypertensives).
Patients using hypertension treatments, the PBM points out, could benefit from upcoming or recent patent expirations of Norvasc (amlodipine), Coreg (carvedilol) and Toprol XL (metoprolol extended release).
1%) was applied to Toprol XL 50-mg tablets, a cardioselective beta-blocker manufactured by AstraZeneca PLC.
The 10 drugs considered for the report include two generics--furosemide and hydrochlorothiazide--and eight brands: Celebrex, Fosomax, Lipitor, Norvasc, Plavix, Premarin, Toprol XL and Xalatan.
NEW YORK -- AstraZeneca PLC has received a challenge to its patents on Toprol XL from KV Pharmaceuticals Inc.