User Reviews for Metoprolol
Also known as: Lopressor, Metoprolol Succinate ER, Metoprolol Tartrate, Toprol-XL
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Reviews for Metoprolol to treat Heart Failure
Review by LF83 (taken for 5 to 10 years):
I took toprolol as a kid for a type of heart Failure. My doctor said it was same as what athletes get at age 29 I had been switched to Metoprolol 50mg once daily. After a few years a new doctor took me off of it and I began jumping awake gasping for air. I was diagnosed with severe sleep apnea and put on a CPAP. It never helped I Kept having it, turned up until the pressure was wide open. but still I jumped awake at nights. My doctor was beside himself with what to do and finally I was placed back on the Metoprolol 50Mg and in two weeks my sleep Apnea disappeared.
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August 30, 2014 2:32 PM
Review by LB1265 (taken for 6 months to 1 year):
I have had some pretty bad side effects including weakness to the point of falling, extreme fatigue (to the point of not being able to walk at all and eventually falling into a depression). The moment I began to wean myself off the medicine, I immediately regained my strength and everything changed for the better. I did of course inform my doctor and did this gradually over 2 weeks.
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September 9, 2013 7:04 AM
Review by Pudin:
Toprol-XL (metoprolol): Overall, it is doing okay. I do sweat alot and it does interact with other medicines which I'm on.
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January 8, 2009 5:08 PM
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Micromedex® Care Notes:
- Cardiac catheterization
- Chest tube insertion
- Heart Failure Overview
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- Heart transplant
- Nuclear ventriculography
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