I take anxiety and ADD meds during the day and my doctor said to try taking the metoprolol at night because I was feeling fatigued later in the evenings?
Is it better to take Metoprolol in the morning or at night?
- 2 Apr 2010 by jbacon83
- high blood pressure, anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, metoprolol, hypertension
Added 3 Apr 2010:
I just recently started taking my 50mg dose at night like my MD recommended and then monitor my BP and HR during the day to make sure its still effective in keeping them within normal ranges.
Added 1 May 2010:
The medications I take in the morning are lexapro 20mg and Vyvanse 60mg.
3 Apr 2010
Metropolol adds to the CNS effects of psych meds, so I agree that you should try taking it at night. Matter of fact, before bed may actually help you get to sleep better. Now, you may want to consider that some folks experience urinary incontinence with Metropolol and if you have a tendency to have to go at night more than during the day, this may be something to watch as you try it out. I take it also, as needed, for back pain and I notice that if I take it a couple of days in a row, I start getting that last minute urge/now it's too late kind of thing that goes away when I have a break in dosing. Good luck and I wish you all the best.
20 Apr 2010
I used to take 100mg SR at night, my doctor now has prescribed me to take it once in the morning too - Metoproplol 100mg SR capsules. Perhaps fatigue is one of the side effects... I haven't felt anything like that..God bless you, please let me know if I could be of any assistance?
1 May 2010
So if I switch to taking the metoprolol which is the extended release version at night rather than with my anti-depressants and vyvanse in the morning, will it still be effective in controlling my BP and Tachycardia symptoms during the day as well. I guess the only way to know for sure is to take my vitals throughout the day to see. Any feedback anyone can provide on this?
- Metoprolol Information for Consumers
- Metoprolol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Metoprolol (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I have not had rebound hypertension (I have stopped because of hypotension and I never had high blood pressure anyway) but it is mainly sweating and ...
1 answer • 6 Jun 2011
... about 2 months now. I have noticed that I get dizzy when I'm getting on a bus, or just out running errands. I just seem to get these ...
1 answer • 23 Sep 2011
prior blood pressure was 127/70 also taking metoprolol,lipitor just curious why pressure seems high
3 answers • 19 Feb 2012
... subsequent med changes with horrible results. I'm presently on Lisinopril 20mg taken in AM and Metoprolol 25mg taken at night. At least 3 ...
4 answers • 20 Feb 2013
High Blood Pressure - I was wondering if anyone has had blurred vision with Clonidine or Metoprolol?
... I didn't see it on the common side effects but my vision went blurry last night and when I try to read it's like a shadow effect on the ...
0 answers • 17 May 2013