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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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Class Members include consumers and third party payors that purchased, paid for and/or reimbursed others for Toprol XL or its generic equivalent any time from May 5, 2005 to September 27, 2012.
Payments will be based on the total number of valid claims filed (that is, how much consumers and third party payors paid for Toprol XL or its generic and when they paid for it).
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.
Reddy's launched its generic version of Toprol XL tablets (25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg and 200 mg) in the US on September 11, 2012.
According to IMS Health, US branded and generic sales of Toprol XL were approximately $1.
AstraZeneca's patent protection for Toprol XL expired last year, and the controlled-release drug has lost sales to generic copies.
Toprol XL 25 mg and 50 mg and its generic equivalents had annual sales of approximately $628 million for the twelve months ending June 2009, according to IMS sales data.
Toprol XL is a registered trademark of AstraZeneca PLC.
1 billion are expected to lose patent exclusivity in 2007, including the widely prescribed sleep medication Ambien, and antihypertensives Norvasc and Toprol XL.
Patients using hypertension treatments could also greatly benefit from this year's patent expirations of Norvasc (amlodipine), Coreg (carvedilol) and Toprol XL (metoprolol extended release).
The new Pharmacor report entitled Chronic Heart Failure finds that recent guidelines recommending more widespread use of beta blockers should spur near- term increased sales of carvedilol, GlaxoSmithKline's Coreg and Roche's Dilatrend, as well as metoprolol succinate, AstraZeneca's Toprol XL.
The top 20 drugs are, in order, Lipitor, Levoxyl, Fosamax, Viagra, Zocor, Advair Diskus, Celebrex, Zoloft, Lisinopril, Norvasc, Premarin, Cialis, Actonel, Plavix, Atenolol, Toprol XL, Bextra, Diovan, Effexor, and Pravachol.