I called my pharmacist and he says it's not very important you take it with food i guess it's just if you get an upset tummy then take it with food... thanks for your responses
2 May 2011
It doesn't say anything particular about why Metoprolol has to be taken with food: http://www.drugs.com/metoprolol.html - just that it should be taken with food or right after eating. Sounds like an absorption issue - it needs to be broken down by stomach acid to enter your digestive system or blood stream. Is it a problem to take it with food?
- Metoprolol Information for Consumers
- Metoprolol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Metoprolol (detailed)
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