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Topral XL

Pronunciation

Topral is a common misspelling of Toprol (metoprolol).

What is Toprol (Topral)?

Toprol (Topral) is a beta-blocker used to treat angina pectoris (chest pain, usually caused by lack of oxygen to the heart due to clogged arteries), heart failure, and high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.

When Toprol (Topral) is prescribed for high blood pressure, it is effective when used alone or in combination with other high blood pressure medications.

Toprol (Topral) works by blocking the action of certain natural chemicals in your body (such as epinephrine) that affect the heart and blood vessels. This results in a lowering of heart rate, blood pressure, and strain on the heart

Toprol (Topral) side effects may include dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, tiredness, diarrhea, unusual dreams, trouble sleeping, or vision problems as your body adjusts to taking this medicine.

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