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  1. Is my hypertension "real"?
    ... great, but now it is not working so well. I was on toprol before that and I could not even drive because I was...

  2. Side effects of Metoprolol keep changing ?
    ... numerous side effects posted on the web recently abou ME TOPROL OL side effects. It appears that CONSUMERLABS and PEOPLES ... pharmacies have tested the Generic TOPROL -XL called METOPROLOL XL, and found the the pills to ... not equivalent. You have to ask for the brand name " TOPROL XL" by Astra Zeneca. I'm not sure about atenolol, ... difference, you decide. I have not had any problems with TOPROL XL brand. Sleep problems could arise from the ingredients...
    ... has not been proven to be equivalent. Especially for TOPROL XL, the only generic which was tested and proven to ... ATENOLOL side effects are different than COREG or TOPROL side effects. Most importantly, not everyone experiences...
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  3. Why does toprol cause bruising ?
    ... It's possible that certain HBP medications such as TOPROL , COREG, BYSTOLIC also share some of these blood thinning...
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  4. Antihypertensives and glucose metabolism abnormalities
    ... I was taking at the time was BYSTOLIC. I've taken TOPROL in the past and did not experience any changes with ... tolerance. (Though I was a little younger at the time) TOPROL did lower my HDL cholesterol and raised my cholesterol ... heart rate control). KERLONE is almost identical to TOPROL but without certain side effects such as sweating...
    ... think alot has to do with $$$ for research studies. ME TOPROL OL/TOPROL has been proven in over 90% of research ... CARVEDILOL is always trying to compare itself with ME TOPROL OL in large studies. CARVEDILOL boasts that the benefits ... their beta blocker are either equal or greater than ME TOPROL OL. Keep in mind, these CARVEDILOL studies are funded ... by the CARVEDILOL folks. Also, they seem to use ME TOPROL OL instead of TOPROL XL which has shown dramatic benefits ... better results. I think they choose ATENOLOL over ME TOPROL OL because ATENOLOL can't boast the dramatic mortality ... have never had any quality of life problem's with TOPROL if the dose is kept small enough. When the dosage...
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  5. New to boards, my 15 y/o Teen has High Blood Pressure...?
    ... has any other studies been done such as stress test? Toprol in and of itself can cause syncope episodes cause ... someimes it will cause the heart rate to go too low <60. Toprol is a rough drug for adults, let alone a child. ...

  6. Blood Pressure Higher when stressed
    ... I take it and the higher it goes. Also I am on Toprol XL 50 mg Synthroid 112 Lexapro 10 mg (for stress...
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  7. Side Effects from Bystolic?
    ... research Bystolic. Had high BP for 10 years been on Toprol and lisinopril/hctz. Drugs weren't working well and ... was tired of Toprol after 5 years (bouts of depression and exhaustion ... posts I am beginning to wonder if I got a bad batch of Toprol generic. My horrible run of PVC that started all of ... this, started a few weeks after I got the new Toprol generic filled. I had never had PVCs like this before...
    ... some of the side effects you are experiencing with TOPROL is due to the generic formulation you were switched ... to called ME TOPROL OL XL. You were fine almost 5 years on TOPROL XL (brand ... with the generics for this pill. Surprisingly, the TOPROL brand is not much more money than the generic. I think ... you should definitely ask for the TOPROL brand name. As far as BYSTOLIC is concerned, as I ... relflect sexual function when the moment is right. TOPROL definitely has never caused this problem for me, BISOPROLOL ... cough etc. Unfortunately, my doctor dropped the TOPROL and switched me from ALTACE to DIOVAN. Which was a ... BYSTOLIC, it is definitely a better a choice than generic TOPROL and LISINOPRIL. TOPROL- XL is another story, You were ... OK for 5 years on TOPROL . In regard to depression, this can also be caused...
    ... The TOPROL XL pills are scored, this makes them very convenient...
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  8. Toprol Xl (brand) And Motoprolol Xl (generic) Are Not Equivalent
    ... testing found multiple inactive ingredients not found in TOPROL XL. This can have serious side effects for many who ... affordable because of the generic competition. The generic TOPROL XL is about $50.00 and the brand is about $75.00 ...
    ... will only pay for generic drugs. Both my parents take TOPROL among other drugs. They pay a $20.00 COPAY for each...
    ... had the exact same issue with the generic version of Toprol 25mg. Had my doc write it as no substitutions. I...
    ... Apparently the best generic for TOPROL XL is from PAR pharmaceuticals according to CONSUMERLABS ... is a kind of distributor for ASTRA ZENECA the brand TOPROL XL. The worst are from EON LABS (a divison of SANDOZ...
    ... the FDA doing anything about the generic versions of Toprol - or are they just 'looking into it'?? Now I'm wondering...
    ... and cost way less than the brand names! I take me toprol ol for my blood pressure ( I used to take Toprol),...
    ... which are being cited at present are WELLBUTRIN XL and TOPROL XL. The way they disolve is not acceptable for an ... the frequency of these PAC's. I have also taken ME TOPROL OL some years back (the brand name was LOPRESSOR). ... Either ME TOPROL OL or LOPRESSOR appeared to be tolerable. I never noticed...
    ... QUOTE=ACE28;3724312]Apparently the best generic for TOPROL XL is from PAR pharmaceuticals according to CONSUMERLABS ... is a kind of distributor for ASTRA ZENECA the brand TOPROL XL. The worst are from EON LABS (a divison of SANDOZ ... take at your own risk. Good info Ace. Awhile back my Toprol XL 100 mg was switched to a generic and I didn't think...
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  9. Arthritis symptoms and blood pressure medications
    ... died of a heart attack at age 64. I have tried Toprol , Ace inhibitors, ARBS, diuretics with varying success...
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  10. Morning BP ?
    ... am typing and it's 120/84/77. FYI- Hyzaar 100/25, Toprol 100, 81 mg aspirin. Any and all thoughts would be...
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  11. New to the board
    ... found this site. Here's my problem, I have been on Toprol XL for about 3 years. I was not takeing it on a reagular...
    ... Hi, :) I have been on Toprol XL for about 3 years. I was not takeing it on a reagular...
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  12. Diovan HCT & Breathing Problems
    ... Well I have been on the Diovan HCT 80/12.5 and Toprol 25mg for 14 straight days now and my pressure is GREAT ... all over again like they did when I was on the 75 mg Toprol (which did not even give me good B/P control) ......
    ... You should check the warnings on Toprol . Beta blockers are problematic with asthma also. ... causing the problem. I see you recently reduced the Toprol but even a smaller amount may affect you. I personally...
    ... Thank you for your kind reply. I have been on Toprol for over 5 years - at the highest doseage 75mg - I ... asthmatic type breathing problems on the higher doseage of Toprol - but these new breathing problems seem to have started...
    ... shall tell. I just thought the mixture of your old Toprol and the new Diovan might be the problem and when you ... are off Toprol you'd feel better, but if you can't breathe, you can...
    ... of medication daily (Prevacid, Carafate, Flovent, Toprol , Diovan) -- who knows if it could be one - or two ... a great deal of consideration that the Diovan and Toprol may be interacting with each other - my Dr. is loath ... to remove the Toprol component at this time because I am getting such great...
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  13. Any Suggestions?
    ... normal, my blood pressure skyrocketed. So I was put on Toprol XL 50mgs once a day and have been on that dosage since ... I talked to my doctor about lowering my dosage of Toprol or even being taken off of them, but she said my BP...
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  14. Leg Swelling and tingling when taking Amlodipine
    ... special considerations. Beta blockers such as Bystolic, Toprol etc. work great with just a mild diurectic such as...
    ... approved in Europe and the U.S for heart failure are: TOPROL , BISOPROLOL and COREG. The good news is that COREG...
    ... various side effects. Some on this board cannot tolerate TOPROL , while for others it is a remarkable life saving drug...
    ... other more well known researched beta blockers like TOPROL and COREG. I think it is fair to give a pill at least ... 2 to 3 months. For the past week or so I am giving TOPROL a try once again (BRAND of course) because I believe ... generic junk a couple of years ago while I was taking ME TOPROL OL and then TOPROL. In the beginning TOPROL was fine ... added ALTACE for better blood pressure control, and my TOPROL XL tablet changed to generic and that's when side ... effects increased. I dropped the TOPROL and took only ALTACE which continued to give me side ... agressively to push this new pill. After I started the TOPROL XL, within 2 days my energy level increased and all ... rapidly to normal. The only side effect I'm having with TOPROL are vivid dreams, (which supposed to improve as your ... my next appointment. My cardiologist blieves that TOPROL /METOPROLOL is one of the best HBP/CARDIO medicines ... apparently about 80 % of Cardio doctors recommend TOPROL . I figure, it must be a pretty safe and reliable drug...
    ... Ace, Regarding the vivid dreams, when do you take Toprol ? I've had similar problems with Inderal & Labetalol...
    ... s bqck up into the 150's! I'm happy for you that Toprol is working (so far). I'll look into that drug for ... impressed by the fact that your cardiologist likes Toprol better than others. But, I'm still going to keep...
    ... holesterol etc. improves with another beta blocker, such as TOPROL or BISOPROLOL. I took TOPROL some years back and I ... board have had big time side effects. When I took TOPROL , only my HDL chol. appeared lower. My weight and glucose ... come in 5 and 10 mg pill form. BISOPROLOL similar to TOPROL has been around a little longer and has been studied ... does not have these approvals yet. I think the reason TOPROL is preferred to all other beta blockers is because ... TOPROL XL has been around for almost 40 years (brand name ... METOPROLOL/LOPRESSOR). The effective dosing for TOPROL is 12.5 mg till up to 400 mg. That assures a wide ... a proven record of tolerance. Also, most of the ME TOPROL OL/TOPROL studies such as MERIT were shown to benefit ... so dramatic that the trials were stopped earlier. TOPROL is also rather cheap in price approx. $65.00 - $75...
    ... Failure (SENIORS) did not produce such great results. TOPROL and CARVEDILOL results were significantly better. ... function was definitely worse with BYSTOLIC versus TOPROL or BISOPROLOL. An interesting point I would like to...
    ... dr. appointment next month. Good luck with taking Toprol - that will be the next drug I try if necessary to...
    ... dreaming episodes while I was taking BYSTOLIC. Only TOPROL caused this side effect. Apparently, this is due with...
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  15. high blood pressure and LVH
    ... definitely have high blood pressure and was put on toprol . now i have to wait two weeks and then the dr. will...

  16. Diovan HCT
    ... Diovan HCT to my current HBP regiment (which was 25mg Toprol ). For a while I have to be on both - my B/P had jumped ... - and once it comes down I will be weaned off the Toprol . I have only been taking the Diovan HCT for (4...
    ... down quickly. I am to started weaning off the 25mg Toprol over the next few weeks and just be on the Diovan...
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  17. Just started Lisinopril - need advice
    ... fine on a medication, the next one doesn't. I took Toprol XL for 7 years and loved it, but I started allergy...
    ... can kill two birds with one stone. I used to take Toprol XL, and loved it. I never had any problems with the...
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  18. Fit 20yrld:Can my systolic be high simply because I hate the process of testing?
    ... your doc's instructions. I'm on the lowest dosage of Toprol (beta blocker) now and my bps are perfecto at home...

  19. HI Diastolic - Medication Class
    ... greatly appreciated. I had to remain on a low dose of Toprol XL (25MG) while my Dr. is working through some other ... Carafate, and Flovent 110 (2) puffs twice daily, and Toprol XL 25mg. He wants to switch my HBP medicine soon...
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  20. weaned off toprol xl
    ... Sunshine! My sleep has not been the same since the toprol ....
    ... dosage. The main problem I've had since being on the toprol is insomnia. I used to be the kind of person who ... heightened sense of anxiety too since stopping the toprol . I hope I get my body back soon! Thanks FG for...
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  21. Most popular high blood pressure med??
    ... popular but the name I see most often on this board is toprol which is the other name for the one you mentioned...

  22. Magnesium Supplemenation Question
    ... dizziness, etc. He (my Dr.) wants me to go back on the Toprol until I can get in - scared to do that but may as ... B/P has been erractic and HIGH..... And off the Toprol for 48 days - and my breathing worsened SIGNIFICANTLY ... and has stayed bad since. So may be it was not the Toprol after all..... My rescue inhaler is not helping ...
    ... taking the prednisone I do not think it has to do with toprol , but with a weakened immune system due to prednisone...
    ... concerns about bone mineral loss). And off the Toprol for 48 days - and my breathing worsened SIGNIFICANTLY ... and has stayed bad since. So may be it was not the Toprol after all..... My rescue inhaler is not helping ...
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  23. Good Experience with Toprol 25mg?
    ... Marie, I had good results taking Toprol , as did a friend of mine. It was causing me to be ... can recall Ace Inhibitors, and Beta Blockers- which Toprol falls under. It may take trying several...
    ... people only need 12.5mg. Don't believe your Dr. about Toprol @ the lowest dose being easy to drop. You don't ...
    ... home are just not accurate. Also - If I take the Toprol - doc said to take it first thing in the morning....
    ... very nice. I was thinking I would like to take one Toprol pill that day to see if that helps me. You know...
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  24. Why is my 2nd Beta-Blocker failing to control my BP.?
    ... week to try and get some help with this... I was on Toprol and could not tolerate the side effects so I am to...
    ... it has messed up all my progress in coming off the Toprol and using diet, etc. to control my B/P - I was doing...
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  25. Potassium
    ... tomato's, soda, etc. - it has helped a bit. The Toprol I was on also caused heartburn. I really do not want...
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  26. Newly Diagnosed Hypertension & have many ??
    ... immediately and it was still as high. He prescribed Toprol or Metoprolol lx 25mg. 1x/day. I have been taking...
    ... moment but I don't think it is safe to wait until Toprol kicks in which maybe a few weeks. When I went in...
    ... anything to do with the choice of med my doc made ( toprol ), but we found out just before this happened (HBP...
    ... Cmpgirl, One side effect of many meds, including toprol , is a headache. Although some side effects go away ... them. If you ever find that you must stop taking the toprol , you must do it gradually as stopping it suddenly...
    ... the dull headache is a possible side effect of the toprol , and I will definitely speak with my doc about that ... that will ease up once my system gets used to the toprol . Thank you again for your advice and support. ...
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  27. lisinopril, nausea and headache?
    ... The funny thing is that I probably felt the best on toprol , but I just couldn't breathe. I wish that BB's didn...

  28. how long does it take for beta blocker to take effect?
    ... some reading about how well Coreg, Bisoprolol and Toprol XL had performed in the clinical trials and subsequent...
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  29. off Toporol :) now working on Norvasc
    ... feel so much better now that you don't have to take Toprol ? Just imagine, you might be able to get off your medication...
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  30. Bisoprolol side effects?
    ... different than most beta blockers prescribed such as ME TOPROL OL (TOPROL) and ATENOLOL. Keep in mind that the dose ... my negative side effects occurred when I was taking TOPROL . When taking BISOPROLOL side effects were much less...
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  31. bystolic and diovan
    ... available. In comparison to other beta blockers such as TOPROL , ATENOLOL etc. BYSTOLIC has a more neutral effect...
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  32. generic toprol
    ... high again. The dr told me to take another 25mg of toprol . I found an old prescription of 25mg of toprol ex...
    ... The Rx changed my toprol to generic because of insurance coverage. There was ... caused a rash. I ended up paying more and went back on Toprol ....
    ... [QUOTE=rc1975;3486293]i was on brand name toprol for 3 yrs and i was fine. now they switched to generic ... toprol last month and im always tired and feel week. is there...
    ... [QUOTE=rc1975;3486293]i was on brand name toprol for 3 yrs and i was fine. now they switched to generic ... toprol last month and im always tired and feel week. is there ... a difference?? I was on Toprol but they switched me to the generic metrotoprol and...
    ... I was on regular Toprol for 4 years, doing really well- was switch without ... deblitating side effects - I switched back to regular Toprol - but it was too late. My body can no longer take ... Toprol . I hope you have luck finding a medication that...
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  33. Change in meds making BP worse- any suggestions
    ... I was on Toprol 10 mg for a few years for moderate HBP- avg was like ... very strong family history of stroke and HBP. the toprol brought it down rather quickly and it was normal for ... recently changed drs and she didn't want to raise the toprol saying it made people tired at high doses. So she...
    ... bottom! Secondly, the fact that you went off of toprol without weaning makes me wonder if you might be experiencin ... hypertension....perhaps other posters with experience in toprol withdrawal (or abrupt beta blocker withdrawal) will ... you are getting may be a result of going off the toprol without tapering the dosage. Were you ever on a...
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  34. Didn't get with the doctor....what should I do ?
    ... able to speak with her until Monday. I lowered my Toprol XL to 25 mg (from 50mg which I've been on for 4 years...
    ... [QUOTE=rw82;3476179]...I lowered my Toprol XL to 25 mg (from 50mg which I've been on for 4 years...

  35. My update :)
    ... give it up......to eat right and exercise. I am on toprol and I know the dosage needs to be adjusted because...

  36. Another Toprol question ?
    ... under a Drs. supervision. I recently weaned off of Toprol and experienced some pretty severe headaches, heart ... go to bed earlier too :) (Just so you know I was on Toprol for 5 years went from 50mg to 25mg to none - I will...
    ... How are you feeling today on 25mg of Toprol ? :) We would appreciate your thoughts. Everyone...
    ... vivid dreams which I had when I first started the toprol . I have blood work done today for my thyroid levels ... thyroid levels I may have to go back to the 50 mg of Toprol XL. I really researched Toprol when I was first ... turkey. My first endo told me to just stop taking Toprol and I just ignored him because I knew better and knew...
    ... Doesn't Toprol causes hair loss?...

  37. toprol
    ... QUOTE=rc1975;3470467]whats the difference between toprol and generic toprol. i was on the brand name for 3 ... the generic is exactly the same as the name brand toprol . I also read the reason for the price difference is ... our cost is much less. I to was swithced to generic toprol by my insurance and I have not noticed any difference...

  38. DASH Results Tallied...
    ... myself to the DASH program. Once I know that the Toprol is completely out of my system and I am feeling better...
    ... myself to the DASH program. Once I know that the Toprol is completely out of my system and I am feeling better ... this far, you can keep going!!!! Getting off the toprol was the top of the mountain...you can ski down hill...

  39. Bottom Number Low ?
    ... Hyperthyroid and take Levothyroxine, Tapazole, HCTZ, and Toprol XL. I was diagnised with HBP, fast heart rate,...
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  40. do you require medicine at 130/90 bp
    ... breathing (though I am very EXCITED to finally be off the Toprol and am hoping that will help it some) - but I have...
    ... breathing (though I am very EXCITED to finally be off the Toprol and am hoping that will help it some) When I first ... breathing problems could also have been caused by the Toprol . I sure hope that getting off the Toprol works for...
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  41. high HR coming off of beta blocker... how long?
    ... althboards.com/boards/showthread.php?t=56923> Hi, I was on toprol xl 100mg and then my Dr. changed my medicine to Lisinopril ... I didn't realize I was supposed to wean off the Toprol XL. For the last two days i have been very jittery...
    ... turkey' - how horrible for you. How long were taken Toprol ? I am in the process of weaning off after being...
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  42. Benicar vs Diovan Use??
    ... differently. I will share my experience. I took Toprol XL 50mg for several years. I love the drug (and I...
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  43. enalapril for 3 weeks BP 175/85? headaches, toprol withdrawl?
    ... Shelby_36;3452628]Dr switched me to enalapril b.c toprol was no longer helping and now my BP is the highest ... headaches I had when I started it were from quitting the toprol so fast? Shelby, Did you quit the toprol suddenly ... weaning off of it...I have no personal experience with toprol but others on this board do have or have had experience ... that I think your headaches are still a result of the toprol (if you did indeed stop taking it in the last 3-6...
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  44. Always Research The Medications Prescribed
    ... LOSARTAN), CAPOTEN (CAPTOPRIL), ISRADIPINE, BISOPROLOL, TOPROL , CARVEDILOL, NEBIVOLOL etc.. For cholesterol ZOCOR ... sudden death (all cause mortality) by almost 60%. TOPROL XL studies have been similar. Can we say that...
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  45. Not sure what to do next?
    ... something else - wants me to just keep taking the Toprol ... Says that my breathing problems have NOTHING to ... do with the Toprol - basically its all in my head... I am trying the...
    ... when I get a cold and in the spring. I took toprol about two years ago and felt really bad with my breathing ... if my breathing felt bad, I should just stay on the toprol because it's the best med for me. I now have an...
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  46. Tons Of Bp Meds
    ... In Their Lifetimes Also. Get This... I Take 1. Me toprol o (toprol) 200 Mg 2. Cartia Xt 360mg 3. Cozaar 100...
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  47. Toprol XL - Side Effects
    ... charge of your health! I have no experience with Toprol , but I would recommend you get a copy of the package...
    ... Don't even mention Toprol XL to me; I was on it for only a week, and I can't ... asthma, I just wanted to throw my experience with Toprol in because I think it poison to a lot of people. ...
    ... build up a list' of what people have experienced on Toprol - so he won't try and put me back on it EVER........
    ... I think I lasted about 3 weeks on toprol . I went to a pulmonologist and he told me to NEVER ... take toprol again. I wish I didn't have asthma because it lowered...
    ... Took Toprol for a short time early last year. I do remember it...
    ... Yes, I had terrible breathing problems on toprol . I was feeling so bad that I went to see a pulmonologist...
    ... seems to help with the worst of it. I have been on Toprol for 5 years now so I wonder how long it will take...
    ... Toprol Withdrawal - day #6.... Well I am making it but ... on - I can tell that it is all 'rebound' from the Toprol withdrawal - it feels 'unreal' and 'unnatural' -- ... off and on - but I am hopeful that once I am off the Toprol and it is OUT of my body that it will help :) Thanks...
    ... bet your breathing will be so much better once the toprol is out of your system. My mom has been on toprol...
    ... they switched me to Enalapril and I had stopped the toprol cold turkey and the headaches were murder,. lasted...
    ... a one to two week period. I am surprised you quit Toprol cold turkey. Not everyone experiences problems, but...
    ... not go to see him again until I have been off the Toprol for a while - unless I absolutely have too... He ... even though my Pulm. Dr. told him he wants me off Toprol ... I think its an EGO thing at this point :( I...
    ... could take away your pain. Although I was not on toprol , I did stop taking a beta blocker cold turkey and...
    ... calm. I was trying to figure out if it was asthma, Toprol withdrawl, or acid reflux..... I did not eat so great ... just in case. I do believe that it was full blown Toprol withdrawl - with some acid reflux mixed in for good ... tight and my heart slamming so I took my 1/2 dose of Toprol . It has helped a bit but my breathing is very bad ... .. I am glad that today is my last 1/2 dose of Toprol - though I do plan on laying around doing NOTHING...
    ... Hello :) Well Day #9 - second day with NO Toprol - and the headaches and head pain and have constant ... new Reflux Med yet - I am trying to wait to get the Toprol out of my system before adding anything new. I have...
    ... to feel a lot better. This is my third day with NO TOPROL ! I know to expect some ups and downs until it is...
    ... improvement in the days to come as the concentration of Toprol in your system diminishes and then leaves completely...
    ... hit me on Thursday. I had gone 5 full days with NO Toprol - but when I got dehydrated (I could not eat or drink ... that was absolutely crippling. I took a full 25mg Toprol on Friday and it helped get my heart rate down and ... on fighting th flu..... I went right back to no Toprol the next day. I wonder how far this has 'set me back ... problems off and on. I am still very happy to be off the Toprol :) I cannot wait until it is completely OUT of...
    ... normal" myself. Almost there. I think that one dose of toprol has not made that much of a difference and set you ... blood pressure control since you've stopped taking Toprol altogether. If you are not, that may well be the reason...
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  48. Metoprolol/Toprol XL
    ... told me to take BP in morning and prescribed 25mg Toprol XL.. Pharmacy gave me generic version METOPROLOL. ... clear... I tried to stop on Friday night taking the Toprol and woke up Sat. shaking inside. Dr. told me to take ... BP and 1/2 Xanax and 1/2 Toprol in evening. I am still wrestling with anxiety every...
    ... I am so glad that you are able to get off the Toprol . I have been taking Toprol for 5 years now. Started ... problems. I am in the process of trying to wean off the Toprol and your post helped a lot. May I ask if your DR...
    ... Dr suggested taking BP now 80/12.5 in morning and Toprol 25mg at night.....That's when my troubles started...
    ... asking--Is there a difference between the generic Me toprol ol and ToprolXL? Went to pick up my Toprol XL (100mg...
    ... told this. My pharmacy told me - that the generic Toprol was the 'exact same' as the regular stuff. They were...
    ... Sure, I had been on name brand Toprol XL 50mg for over four years with no problems. I was ... symptoms got worse about an hour or so after taking my Toprol - that's when I really looked at the bottle and realized ... This happened 10/2007 - I went back on the regular Toprol 11/2007 but these new horrible side effects never ... went away. I am now in the process of weaning off Toprol all together and will avoid Beta Blockers in the future ... have heard from others that going back on the regular Toprol made everything ok - but that did not happen for me ... who once they went on the generic - that had to stop Toprol all together:( What has been happening to you?...
    ... sometimes I feel a bit spaced out. I have been on Toprol XL since June07 and I just now realized that half of ... I was taking the generic form--sometimes I get the Toprol and sometimes not. The dr. recently increased me to...
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  49. medications side effects kicking my backside
    ... I recently posted how my new dr changed me from Toprol to Entrapranel(sonething like that) Because my Bp...

  50. I'm going to DASH...anyone want to join me?
    ... weight? How many are you taking in now? I ask because Toprol is a beta blocker and beta blockers can change one...
    ... I never had GERD before starting the OFFENDING Toprol 5 years ago. I developed it (that I know of) - about...
    ... but eating healthy is good. I am weaning off the Toprol too - and feeling a little sick from that but hanging...
    ... this is another side effect of weaning off of the toprol , but I don't know. I just wouldn't assume it is the...
    ... because I thought you'd have some experience with the toprol withdrawal thing and I really think the toprol has...
    ... You might want to reread some of her posts on the toprol ...perhaps you might have some suggestions to offer...
    ... doing GREAT Beth :) - as soon as I am done with the Toprol I am going to start SLOWLY my new walking video :...
    ... been able to maintain at 131.... Going through the Toprol withdrawl - rough stuff ! Keep up the GREAT JOB...
    ... whole grain tortilla, brown rice with beans The Toprol withdrawl is messing with my head :) :) he he he no...
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  51. Diuretics and side effects
    ... drug my Dr. wants me to try -- once I get off of the Toprol and try diet/exercise to see if that helps lower my...
    ... drug my Dr. wants me to try -- once I get off of the Toprol and try diet/exercise to see if that helps lower my...
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  52. Catapres anyone?
    ... I have tried toprol (caused wheezing), 4 different ARB's ( I wound up...
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  53. Would changing to Enalapril make my eyes hurt?
    ... My dr recently switched me from Toprol to Enalapril. Would this switch make the orbits of...
    ... But I suspect FG may be onto something about the Toprol withdrawal...from what I've read, it is pretty nasty...
    ... these problems before doesn't mean it can't be the toprol . When reviewing the literature for toprol last night ... drug manufaturer's info for the enalapril and for the toprol ? I would highly recommend you get both and read about...
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  54. why is my blood pressure going up at night
    ... posted here. More details on the BP problem: I am on Toprol and cartia and have 2 stents. I am becoming vewry...
    ... too feel they are actually making me WORSE.... The Toprol causing the breathing problems, and the ACID problems ... just get over that HEADACHE -- I could get OFF this Toprol !!!! Nessa...
    ... pains I decided to keep taking these meds--Cartia and Toprol . Before toprol, I was having a continual pulse rate...
    ... too feel they are actually making me WORSE.... The Toprol causing the breathing problems, and the ACID problems ... just get over that HEADACHE -- I could get OFF this Toprol !!!! Nessa Nessa, you can get off of the toprol...
    ... pains I decided to keep taking these meds--Cartia and Toprol . Are you sure the chest pain wasn't due to the...
    ... hives, etc. - again just a thought. I have been on Toprol for 4 years and the longer I am on it - the worse ... miserable for so long - because I never suspected the Toprol (which has caused severe breathing problems as well...
    ... goodness for the web!!!! I may have to stay on the Toprol , becuase it is the only thing I know of that has controled ... ospitalized with it x2. Both of us have fond some relief on Toprol . The Cartia can go!!! I hate, hate hate cartia and...
    ... do their homework!! ...I may have to stay on the Toprol , becuase it is the only thing I know of that has controled ... ospitalized with it x2. Both of us have fond some relief on Toprol . The Cartia can go!!! I hate, hate hate cartia and...
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  55. toprol and diovan side effects
    ... Hi rc, TOPROL (as almost all beta blockers) in high enough dosages ... studies?? No... When medications such as DIOVAN and TOPROL cause aches, pains and exhaustion and you take them...
    ... im only 50mg toprol and 80mg diovan. would these side effects happen after...
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  56. What could be the cause?
    ... began spiking like that when I went on that 'generic' Toprol for about 20 days and then went back to the regular ... started having the breathing problems with the generic Toprol (that STILL have not been rectified) - I have been...
    ... tolerated, things get easier. I am surprised that Toprol didn't decrease your diastolic b/p more. It is usually...
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  57. BYSTOLIC (Nebivolol) - New Hypertensive(Beta Blocker)Medication
    ... My first 2 pill combination about 8 years ago were TOPROL XL 25mg and ALTACE 5mg. (According to my doctor he ... meds?? Probably. I was then switched to DIOVAN and TOPROL . I felt alot better... I eventually dropped the TOPROL...
    ... aware of medication side effects. When I mentioned the TOPROL occasional nightmares and vivid dreams, he commented ... further research, I discovered that beta-blockers (as TOPROL ) cross the blood and brain barrier which can cause...
    ... BYSTOLIC. I'm not feeling as tired and I'm not having the TOPROL nightmares. I'm also not getting as many skipped heart ... beats (PACS etc.) I would sometimes have with TOPROL . In my experience with different beta blockers, I...
    ... control (Like no other beta-blocker I've ever tried). TOPROL and BISOPROLOL suppress the faster heart-beat (which ... neither have given me nightmares and mood-swings like TOPROL . P.S. For now, I will continue with the BYSTOLIC...
    ... vasodilator[/font], so won't aggravate Reynaud's like Toprol , etc. It induces enhanced nitric oxide bioavailability...
    ... with him or crying because he was so mean. He is on Toprol XL now and is so much better. He has a really fast ... always worked up by being so mad all the time. The Toprol has lowered his heart rate to a normal persons rate...
    ... Kerlone), BISOPROLOL (Zebeta), NEBIVOLOL (Bystolic)and ME TOPROL OL (TOPROL) and in both Generic and Brand forms. I...
    ... believes that almost all beta blockers are similar. TOPROL being the best. He believes TOPROL is the most prescribed ... about 5 years ago I stopped taking my beta-blocker TOPROL along with ALTACE (He was very reluctant about me ... dropping the TOPROL ) though he switched me to only DIOVAN. Also, my blood ... m neurotic) Anyway, he wrote me a prescription for TOPROL and later for the others. He gauges my blood pressure ... have to live with the nightmares and switch back to TOPROL . My doctor would be ecstatic.... and then I would...
    ... - only the end result is. How interesting that Toprol had no effect on your triglyceride and HDL levels...
    ... Hi Flowergirl, To clarify -- When I took TOPROL , my HDL dropped on avg.more than 10 points (from about ... about (150 to 250) My doctor could not believe TOPROL could change my numbers so much. When I dropped the ... TOPROL my HDL jumped to about 47 in three months and my TRIGS...
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  58. Beta Blocker Withdrawl
    ... Hello All!! I started yesterday weaning of my Toprol XL 25mg... It is HARD... I do not feel good at all...
    ... 3416232]Hello All!! I started yesterday weaning of my Toprol XL 25mg... It is HARD... I do not feel good at all ... to 250mg a day. (Can you imagine) I also weaned off TOPROL XL 25 mg. I split my tablet in half for 2 weeks (taking...
    ... angry with myself:) for letting him put me back on Toprol in the first place - I have been back on it now for ... better after those 10 days he said that it wasn't the Toprol doing it -- I asked if having been on Toprol for 4 ... your system - he LAUGHED at me...... Could the Toprol make the GERD/Acid that I have worse too??? You...
    ... smaller dose-some of us are more sensitive. I'm sure Toprol can cause acid/reflux just as most of the beta blockers...
    ... and it is probably just rebound from going off the Toprol . Because I am young and healthy - he tends to seem ... hyper' sensitive to medication side effects - and this Toprol REALLY gets to me. I woke up @ 1:30am with my head ... Flower - I think it is probably a 'combination' of the Toprol and the Acid/GERD stuff -- and maybe asthma too.....
    ... and it is probably just rebound from going off the Toprol . Because I am young and healthy - he tends to seem ... hyper' sensitive to medication side effects - and this Toprol REALLY gets to me. I woke up @ 1:30am with my head ... Flower - I think it is probably a 'combination' of the Toprol and the Acid/GERD stuff -- and maybe asthma too.....
    ... to gradually be getting higher the longer I am on Toprol -- ODDDDDD.....:)...
    ... strokes' etc. scared me and so I went back on the Toprol . The Diovan was giving me chest tightness and a ... cough. Trying to go off the Toprol gave me a horrendous headache for (3) straight days ... about having a stroke or something - so back on the Toprol - and the breathing problems too I guess. Thanks...
    ... withdraw slowly if you found another drug to replace toprol . Perhaps if you try HCTZ again if that's the diuretic...
    ... strokes' etc. scared me and so I went back on the Toprol . The Diovan was giving me chest tightness and a ... cough. Trying to go off the Toprol gave me a horrendous headache for (3) straight days ... about having a stroke or something - so back on the Toprol - and the breathing problems too I guess. Thanks ... find the right drug for me :) :) Vanessa, TOPROL XL (make sure you ask for the BRAND name not a GENERIC ... a bad medication. Athletes and Even Musicians take TOPROL /PROPRANOL etc. to calm them and steady the nerves ... I know alot of friends and family who've been on TOPROL /METOPROLOL for years without anything negative happening ... My parents are in their 80's and have been taking TOPROL for years. It is a very proven and one of the most ... researched drugs. Get off of the DIOVAN but stay with the TOPROL if it makes you feel better. I know from experience ... that TOPROL has definitely helped me during times of Stress and ... it sounds like you feel more comfortable being on TOPROL ....
    ... the encouragement!! I wish I could stay on the Toprol - because I HATE - HATE changing medications and trying ... the right one. However, since October, 2007 - the Toprol has been causing me breathing problems that have become ... pretty severe lately. My Pulmonologist wanted me OFF Toprol in October - but my Primary Dr. disagreed - so my ... cannot tolerate - so told me just to keep taking the Toprol - even though he KNOWS I am having breathing issues ... HBP.... So at this point - I need to get off the Toprol - no matter how hard it is - because in my opinion...
    ... trial and error. P.S Are you taking a Generic TOPROL or the brand drug. The generic drug is called "METOPROLOL ... XL" the brand drug is call " TOPROL XL". This may make a difference because recently TOPROL...
    ... switiching meds is not fun... I am on regular Toprol XL -- I was switched to the generic (for just 20 days...
    ... switiching meds is not fun... I am on regular Toprol XL -- I was switched to the generic (for just 20 days...
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  59. HP Med check
    ... week of not having any significant progress, he added Toprol 100mg. Today was the first day and boy, what a bad...
    ... week of not having any significant progress, he added Toprol 100mg. Today was the first day and boy, what a bad ... two drugs together anyway. :( When Norvasc and Toprol are administered concomitantly, there is an additive ... sooner or later are pretty good! Low dosing of Me toprol ol affects the blood pressure control which will not...
    ... two drugs together anyway. :( When Norvasc and Toprol are administered concomitantly, there is an additive ... sooner or later are pretty good! Low dosing of Me toprol ol affects the blood pressure control which will not...
    ... BLOCKERS years ago when I began to take a beta blocker TOPROL + ALTACE. If I had to take a Calcium Blocker again...
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  60. High bp and headache
    ... headaches? I get those too - if I don't take my Toprol RIGHT on time. Nothing takes the pain away until...

  61. Beta Blocker Question
    ... think that being on a low dose beta blocker (25mg Toprol XL) - could cause breathing problems, stomach discomfort...
    ... to try and figure out what is happening to me. Toprol is next to go -- THANKS! I know that I have to do...
    ... that doesn't cause the side effects that Atenolol and Toprol do. If anyone has heard of this, would you post....
    ... that doesn't cause the side effects that Atenolol and Toprol do. If anyone has heard of this, would you post. ...
    ... beta blocker (from a Cardiologist perspective) is TOPROL XL. He said TOPROL is the most researched, reliable...
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  62. Medication with White Coat
    ... she insists I go on a mild beta blocker 25mg of Me toprol ol (toprol) saying, if anything it will help with my...
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  63. What Medication Next?
    ... Verapamil. I was taken off that and placed on 25mg of Toprol and then increased to 50 mg 2 years later. Also, ... though my pulmonary test came back fine??? So I take Toprol 50 MG and FLovent 2 puffs times 2 times per day and ... diagnosed?? But out of nowhere. So takes me off Toprol (in 4 days??? the withdrawl was HORRID) - tries me ... leg cramping. Go back and puts me back on 25 mg Toprol and 80 mg Diovan (which I had to stop AGAIN because...
    ... wheezing??? He feels that my breathing is not from the Toprol but rather from Acid Reflux - so he gave me a stronger...
    ... wheezing??? He feels that my breathing is not from the Toprol but rather from Acid Reflux - so he gave me a stronger ... worse :( :( so wants me to try Lexapro for that??? Toprol can cause breathing problems and stomach problems ... your breathing problems and acid refluc is from the toprol and your doctor is treating your side effects with...
    ... The breathing problems started after being on Toprol for 4 years -- AND after being changed to the generic ... was done. So I believe that you are right in the Toprol causing the problems. I am scared to try anymore...
    ... The breathing problems started after being on Toprol for 4 years -- AND after being changed to the generic ... was done. So I believe that you are right in the Toprol causing the problems How did they switch your meds ... very tiresome. I hope your breathing improves. Toprol XL is metabolized by CYP2D6. This is an enzyme that ... concomittantly. When this happens, the blood levels of Toprol increase significantly. With the increase in blood...
    ... of health. I am still thinking my problem is the Toprol - I think I just need a different medications - I...
    ... regular Dr. is not sure???? I am wondering if the Toprol and Prilosec are interacting with each other????...
    ... the package insert for the generic & your regular Toprol . Then compare the list of inactive ingredients. ...
    ... all in my head.... When I mentioned the PPI's and Toprol to my Dr. and what I felt were 'side effects' - he ... BETTER???? I am terrified that if I stay on the Toprol my breathing problems will become irreversible :( ... taking me seriously and does not want to stop the Toprol -- my B/P is REALLY high so I can't just wean myself...
    ... rock and a hard place. :( I am wondering if the Toprol and Prilosec are interacting with each other These...
    ... head....:):):). ...When I mentioned the PPI's and Toprol to my Dr. and what I felt were 'side effects' - he ... your symptoms and your doctor's comments. Both the toprol (beta blocker) and/or the ppi could give you breathing ... worse for me. I am terrified that if I stay on the Toprol my breathing problems will become irreversible :( ... taking me seriously and does not want to stop the Toprol -- my B/P is REALLY high so I can't just wean myself...
    ... with the ppi's...did you know that side effects of toprol include upset stomach, gas or bloating, and heartburn ... your breathing problems? Other side effects of toprol include dyspnea which is difficult or labored breathing ... experiencing this side effect shouldn't be taking toprol ... Bethsheba...
    ... Thanks Beth :) :) I was put on Toprol 4 years for HBP - started at 25 mg and then increased ... landed me in the ER - so that is when I was switched to Toprol . I do understand from research that Toprol can ... late October 2007. I did some research and found Toprol can cause breathing problems so brought this up to ... lmonologist increased my asthma meds anyway and told me OFF TOPROL now..... Told me I did not need to wean???? So ... normal and like I do not have asthma??? He took me off Toprol over only a 4 day period of time (worse withdrawl ... try something ELSE - he put me back on a low does of Toprol after being completely off it for a couple of weeks ... because he felt that if it was the Toprol causing the breathing problems I would be breathing ... mg Diovan -- COULD NOT. So is leaving me on 25 mg Toprol for now until he can decide what to do next????:)...
    ... Vanessa, you are so very welcome! I was put on Toprol 4 years for HBP - started at 25 mg and then increased ... landed me in the ER - so that is when I was switched to Toprol . Well, I'd definitely stay away from amlodipine ... info on that. ....I did some research and found Toprol can cause breathing problems so brought this up to ... lmonologist increased my asthma meds anyway and told me OFF TOPROL now..... Told me I did not need to wean???? I ... normal and like I do not have asthma??? He took me off Toprol over only a 4 day period of time (worse withdrawl ... try something ELSE - he put me back on a low does of Toprol after being completely off it for a couple of weeks ... because he felt that if it was the Toprol causing the breathing problems I would be breathing ... much better).... It takes at least a week for toprol to lower pressures...I doubt very much that 4 days ... after disco'ing toprol you'd be breathing better. From personal experience ... I discontinued my bb. Although I do not know how toprol is broken down in the body, I do know that a number...
    ... time - then I would get bad headaches on it. The Toprol was GREAT GREAT GREAT for 4 year - NO PROBLEMS except ... PULLING and PULLING... I switched back to the regular Toprol 20 days later - but TOO LATE, the side effects persist...
    ... every week it's not a side effect. Not so. ...The Toprol was GREAT GREAT GREAT for 4 year - NO PROBLEMS except ... PULLING and PULLING... I switched back to the regular Toprol 20 days later - but TOO LATE, the side effects persist ... with the rash?)...your problems may not be due to the toprol at all. Again, famnd's posts would be of help here ... possibility is that you may need a smaller dose of toprol (even though your pressures remain high) due to changes...
    ... which generic drug you took instead of the brand name Toprol ? Fam...
    ... think it is interesting that you were able to take Toprol for 4 yrs without a problem until you took the generic...
    ... the Pharmacist said - 'oh this is the generic for Toprol - there is NO difference' - but I still made him switch...
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  64. Switched again part 2
    ... 40mg/12.5 - a disaster, wound up in ER; switched to Toprol XL 25mgs -allergies/sinus problems went throught the...
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  65. Sensitivity to Chocolate and Caffeine Increased???
    ... breath properly. At that time I was switched to 25 mg Toprol and then 2 years ago that was increased to 50 mg Toprol ... What I have noticed is that the longer I was on the Toprol the more sensitive I have become to caffeine and chocolate ... . I developed breathing problems on the Toprol (my Dr. says that I am also asthmatic - I take Flovent ... started about (3) months ago???? I was taken off Toprol for a while tried (3) other medications had bad side ... effects so I am on 25 mg Toprol until I can go back to try something else :( :( I ... Do you think it could be an interaction with the Toprol ? BTW - when I went off Toprol I lost 13 pounds...
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  66. I collapsed today
    ... brain. I saw my regular doctor today and he prescribed Toprol xl instead. He also prescribed promethazine for the...
    ... better today without taking Nifedical. I started on Toprol xl today and feel fine. I will make sure I monitor...
    ... what is going on with you. Hope you do good on the Toprol , and good luck again with that sleep study. Keep...
    ... better today without taking Nifedical. I started on Toprol xl today and feel fine. I will make sure I monitor...
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  67. Normal for BP Rise When Sick?
    ... 160/100. My normal BP is 124/82. I am on 25 mg of Toprol XL per day. Is it normal to see this much of a jump...

  68. questions about Benicar
    ... this drug? What problems did you have with it? I take Toprol XL 50 mg daily for heart palpitations and it has never...
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  69. How is one diagnosed?
    ... of bed.... Linda, It just occurred to me that toprol is a beta blocker and one usually needs to wean off...

  70. next step- on Toprol alone not keeping BP down anymore
    ... That being said, you're on a very, very low dose of Toprol at 25mg. Normal starting point for ToprolXL is 50mg ... consistent basis. If after trying a higher dose of Toprol and that doesn't work there's a whole host of different...

  71. Being switched again!
    ... 40mgs and I wound up in the ER. Then he put me on Toprol , which made my allergies go through the roof. Then...
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  72. Side Effects?
    ... Oh yes!! Do I get side effects. I'm on Toprol XL and maxide. My metabolism since I went on the ... Toprol has slowed down to practically nothing. Stomach spasms...

  73. someone please answer.
    ... old. i have hypothyroid. i have been on 25 mg of toprol xl for 6 yrs. i was switched to atenolol did not ... out slower? i have tremors from panic disorder that toprol helps with....
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  74. very discouraged
    ... I am actually considering giving a low dose of Toprol another try. I have mild asthma, but it's very well ... pressure and NSVT are new. I had previously tried toprol for about 2 1/2 weeks but it was while I was still...
    ... 3275062]I am actually considering giving a low dose of Toprol another try. I have mild asthma, but it's very well ... pressure and NSVT are new. I had previously tried toprol for about 2 1/2 weeks but it was while I was still...
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  75. Can one take ATrovent nasal spray, sudafed PE tablets with HBP?
    ... these types of Meds if they are taking b/p meds like Toprol , Norvasc, Diovan, etc.? My sister needs something...
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