I was taking Metoprolol Succinate and now I am taking Metoprolol Tartrate.
Metoprolol - What is the difference between Metoprolol Tartrate and Metoprolol Succinate?
Question posted by kalmohdar on 19 Oct 2011
Last updated on 2 January 2018 by zabibabi
This question has also been asked and answered here: Metoprolol Succinate vs Tartrate - What's the difference between them?
I use this medication for sever migrains, no other meds worked. Anyone that has sever migrains should talk to their doctor about metoprolol. I use Axert when the migrain is too much too handle.
Metoprolol succinate and metoprolol tartate belong to a class of drugs known as beta-blockers. These drugs treat high blood pressure and other heart conditions by blocking the effects of adrenaline on the heart.
Metoprolol tartrate treats high blood pressure (hypertension) and angina (chest pain). Doctors also prescribe metoprolol tartrate for people who have had heart attacks. Metoprolol succinate treats hypertension, heart failure and angina.
Metoprolol succinate is an extended-release version of metoprolol, so it remains in the bloodstream and controls blood pressure for a full 24 hours. Metoprolol tartrate does not stay in the bloodstream for 24 hours.
Hope the info helps? Take care, be well, please.
- Metoprolol uses and safety info
- 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.