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.

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.
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During the preoperative examination, a sealed-envelope technique was used to randomise patients into two groups: MT group who received a combination of metoprolol and tramadol and R group who received an infusion of remifentanil after anaesthesia induction.
In a Cox proportional hazards regression analysis, the risk of the composite outcome was 1.33-fold greater with atenolol and 1.91-fold greater with metoprolol than in the group on nebivolol for their hypertension.
Inj metoprolol 30 [micro]g/kg and inj labetalol 0.2 mg/kg were given intravenously to respective group patients 5 min prior to induction by an anesthetist who was blinded for the study.
After 7 days, all rats were given a cocktail solution by oral administration containing five probe drugs: phenacetin (20mg/kg), tolbutamide (1mg/kg), omeprazole (20mg/kg), metoprolol (20 mg/kg), and midazolam (20 mg/kg).
Usefulness of plasma copeptin as a biomarker to predict the therapeutic effectiveness of metoprolol for postural tachycardia syndrome in children.
A total of 120 patients were enrolled in the study, out of which, 10 patients, 4 in the nebivolol and 6 in metoprolol, cannot complete the study because they were lost of followup.
Fifty American Society of Anesthesiologists' (ASA) grade I and II patients, aged 20-40 years, undergoing elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anesthesia were randomly assigned to of the two groups of 25 patients each: Group M (Metoprolol group) and Group S (Control group).
Objective: To explore the therapeutic effect and safety of target-dose metoprolol in treating chronic heart failure (CHF) patients complicated with diabetes mellitus (DM).Methods: One hundred and fifty-four elderly patients were randomly divided into an observation group and a control group (n=77) which were treated with target-dose metoprolol and conventional therapy and routinely treated respectively.
Sixteen hypertensive patients (aged 45-64 years) being treated with a beta blocker (atenolol or metoprolol) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 2.5 mg of melatonin or placebo each night for 3 weeks.
Metoprolol tartrate, given after the third operation, caused cardiac arrest.
As an example, metoprolol tartrate salt (MET), which is usually prescribed as antihypertensive or antiarrhythmic, has been quantified up to 2 [micro]g [L.sup.-1] in sewage treatment plant (STP) effluents and to 240 ng [L.sup.-1] in rivers [13].