How does Metoprolol ER Succinate 100 mg compare to Propranolol 40 mg?

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17 Nov 2009

In general beta blockers eg. Metoprolol, Propranolol are equally effective. However differences between them may affect choice in treating particular diseases or individual patients.
eg. Metoprolol is probably a better choice than propranolol if the patient has a respiratory disease - because it has a lesser effect on bronchial receptors.
Your doctor will be able to select the most effective beta blocker for you based on your medical diagnosis and history.

See: http://www.drugs.com/propranolol.html
http://www.drugs.com/mtm/metoprolol-succinate-er.html

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