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  1. Can someone guide me with the process of getting OFF Atenolol please?
    ... is checking at 9:00 A.M. Atenolol, Lotrel, Altace, Toprol ... you name it, the drugs may lower the B/P, but the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Lotrel

  2. increasing bp meds increases bp?
    ... success with tiazac (calcium channel blocker) and toprol (beta blocker), but can't seem to increase tiazac ... above 180 mg or toprol above 100 mg without increasing my blood pressure ... . I have been able to add tiazac 180 and toprol 50, but that doesn't help much. The other types of...
    ... Lisinopril was the best but i am allergic to it. Toprol was the worst of all the bp meds. Beta blockers slows...
    ... I am on five different BP meds, including Norvasc, Toprol and Clonidine. I too have found that Clonidine works...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine tiazac Lisinopril Norvasc

  3. Anyone on as many meds for BP?
    ... taking Diovan HCT, Cardura, Norvasc, Clonodine, Inspra, Toprol XL all for BP and Lipitor for Cholesterol. Does anyone...
    ... I WAS on toprol xl 100mgs, verapamil 240mgs, lisinopril 40mgs, hctz...
    ... effects (trust me). Altace was horrible when I took it, Toprol was really bad, Atenolol is causing me all kinds of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardura Diovan Lipitor Norvasc Avapro Lisinopril Verapamil ecotrin Altace Atenolol Lotrel

  4. Verapamil and Heart palpitaions
    ... Cass, no i stopped taking the toprol xl 100mg due to severe side effects. Along with the...
    ... Cass, no i stopped taking the toprol xl 100mg due to severe side effects. Along with the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Verapamil

  5. Is Benicar a good bp med and side effects
    ... months at 170/110. My doc was alarmed and put me on Toprol XL(beta-blocker) at 150mg. a day. It worked fine,...
    ... months at 170/110. My doc was alarmed and put me on Toprol XL(beta-blocker) at 150mg. a day. It worked fine,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar

  6. Lifting Weights and High Blood pressure
    ... like I was dragging a tree trunk around with me on TOPROL XL at 150mg. a day! The 40 mg. BENICAR is keeping...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benicar

  7. Please Respond.... Is It The Meds???
    ... meds. that make me feel like junk??? I have been on Toprol , Altace, Atenolol, Lotrel, Verapamil. They all have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Cialis Lotrel Verapamil Xanax

  8. What does all this mean?
    ... today. I'm taking a combination of Hyzaar (100mg) and Toprol (50mg). The Toprol got me to 135/85 on an almost ... that, instead assuring me that the new regimine of Toprol would work wonders. Okay, it has, but... but.....
    ... Toprol xl gave me severe headaches and vision problems. ...
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  9. Need advice on stopping toprol
    ... I took toprol xl for many yrs, like you, 100 mgs. I did not know...
    ... weeks now. I never thought about it being related to toprol , but now I wonder. Other symptoms I've had since taking ... toprol include: arm/hand numbness, can never get enough sleep ... heard of any of these symptoms being side effects of toprol ? It would be a miracle if these symptoms stopped once...
    ... side effects. My gp tried to force me to stay on the toprol xl, but like you, i had shortness of breathe, severe...
    ... I have been completly off toprol for 5 days now and I am very short of breath. My bp ... bad. I thought my shortness of breath was caused by toprol , but it's gotten even worse since I stopped taking ... last? jtu...did you get this when you stopped taking toprol ?...
    ... Hilery, How high was your pulse rate after stopping Toprol ? Did your pulse rate return to normal? If so, how ... long did it take? I just recently stopped taking Toprol per doctor's instructions due to extreme fatigue....
    ... quite awhile, about a month or so. I have been off toprol xl for the last and finally time. My dr kept insisting ... take an asprin 325mg ecotrin. I am very active and toprol discourage activity....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Verapamil ecotrin

  10. Flushing For A Year...
    ... 1st doc., because he didn't believe that Altace nor Toprol could cause side-effects. He switched me to Lotrel ... . My 2nd doc. switched the Toprol to Atenolol. I feel like a guinea pig & the only people...
    ... patient 1) If you are going to go on Atenolol or Toprol , they take weaning when you get off of them. They...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Lotrel Xanax

  11. Atenolol 50Mg Cold Turkey
    ... definitely right. I stopped cold turkey with the toprol xl and within one week my bp shot up to 208/125 and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zantac

  12. Blood pressure spiking again
    ... have been 20 mg furosemide in the morning, with 25 mg Toprol XL at 3PM. When I called the doc today, he wants me ... to take 25 mg of Toprol both in the morning and in the afternoon, and also...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Furosemide

  13. POLL! Please participate
    ... Controlled? Trying to get it controlled Medications: Toprol ...

  14. uncontrollable swelling of feet and ankles
    ... HCTZ 25mg/day, Norvasc 5mg/day, Altace 10mg/day and Toprol XL 200mg/day for my High BP. Thanks for your help...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Norvasc

  15. Switched from generic maxzide to generic lasix
    ... switch? How were the side effects? I'm also on Toprol XL 25mg/day. I take that in the afternoon, separately ... the maxzide that gave me the throat trouble, not the Toprol . Thanks for all your help. One day I hope I can...
    ... Toprol xl did not make my throat hurt. But it did give me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix Maxzide Lisinopril

  16. 3rd Doc. Same B.S.
    ... drinking binge. Doc. put me on meds. right away. Altace & Toprol . Altace cause horrible side-effects, so he switched ... at the doc., because of anxiety. She switched the Toprol to Atenolol & kept me on the Lotrel. That doc....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Lotrel Xanax

  17. Questions About Diuretics
    ... This is the same gp that insisted that i stay on toprol xl although it was causing problems. I hate trying...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Verapamil

  18. Blood pressure going up today - WHY???
    ... Okay, my turn to freak out a bit. I've been on Toprol XL about a week, and my pressure has come down to ... called the doctor tonight, he had me double up on the Toprol and called in a script for Lozaprem to cut the anxiety...

  19. Diovan
    ... less side effects then did the verapamil and also the toprol . I am not a dr. just a patient =0 Everyones different...
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  20. I freaked out
    ... that, while the bottom is normal? I feel like the Toprol XL is working... maybe if I wasn't so scared my bp...

  21. question about HBP
    ... have a 13x/8x bp range. I do take Beta Blockers, toprol xl 25mg. I have noticed tho its not always like that...
    ... have a 13x/8x bp range. I do take Beta Blockers, toprol xl 25mg. I have noticed tho its not always like that...

  22. Stressed
    ... Hypthyroidism and other family problems. I was given Toprol XL @ 50 mgs. I was told the next day to come back ... freak out alot anyway. How long will it take for the Toprol XL to show an improvement in the readings.. and can...
    ... Hypthyroidism and other family problems. I was given Toprol XL @ 50 mgs. I was told the next day to come back ... freak out alot anyway. How long will it take for the Toprol XL to show an improvement in the readings.. and can...
    ... Faeriegirl, Usually docs will give beta blockers like Toprol at least full week before they re-measure your BP...
    ... palps have seemed to go down since I have been on the Toprol , I just hope that eventually my bp does the same. ... One question about the Toprol .. how much is it supposed to slow your heart rate...
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  23. I have been on Toprol-XL for about 3 months
    ... Associate V.P. for a major brokerage firm, before I was on Toprol (now Atenolol) & Lotrel. Coincidence????...
    ... but i cut the dose in half. So far no side effects. Toprol xl was the all time worst for me. I was on and off...
    ... I read so many bad things about Toprol XL, I just wanted to put in my two cents and say that...
    ... I too was also on Toprol XL for about a year and let me tell you.....have you ... of my only abnormal EKG. Also in doing research on Toprol I ran across a website that talked about Toprol and ... memory loss. It went on about how toprol xl was being tested as a drug to erase memory before...
    ... LISAA, I was on Toprol when first diagnosed with hypertension. Can you spell...
    ... you this, when i complained about 3 yrs ago, about toprol xl causing back pain and severe headache. My gp sent ... i may be getting alzehiemer. What? Did i quit the toprol xl, NO! Like a fool i kept taking it for 3 or 4 yrs ... afford 24 different prescriptions, I stopped taking toprol . Then last yr i went on the ssa medicare website ... Don't you know my gp ordered 200 (2 bottles) of free toprol for me with 100mg. I took it for 3 months and that...
    ... lol. I just tried searching and found this info on toprol very easy to find. If you type in "toprol and memory ... jtu....I would not doubt it one bit if toprol was the cause of your symptoms. Just glad your not ... currently taking them. More people can not take toprol or tolerate this med then those who can. And to me...
    ... If not Toprol , then what beta-blocker do any of you suggest? ... m new here, and new to HBP. My doctor wants me on Toprol not only for the HBP, but I occasionally get palpitations...
    ... there are so many different types of meds for HBP. Toprol I would not suggest to anyone. But that is me, especially ... him know that no, you want something else other then toprol . There are so many other options as far as meds go...
    ... I was on Toprol XL for a little over a year with no bad side effects ... . My insurance co decided they didn't like Toprol any more and quit paying for it. I've been taking ... since then. I am now taking Linsinopril (40mg) and Toprol XL (100mg) and everything seems to be going wonderful ... for them, hopefully I won't see them! So far I like Toprol XL WAY BETTER than Diltiazem (Cartia, Cardizem)!!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Lotrel Avapro Lisinopril Coreg Verapamil Diovan Cardizem Cartia Diltiazem

  24. My Experience With Doctors
    ... shots for 4 days straight. He prescribed Altace & Toprol . He ran an EKG. Everything was fine. Referred to a ... weekends February 2004- New doc. switched me from Toprol to Atenolol May 2004- Blood tests run including...
    ... ditched him because he continued to tell me that " Toprol & Altace are good drugs". He gave me an EKG. which ... blood tests through the practicioner & switched the Toprol to Atenolol. She tried to wean me from 2 mgs of xanax...
    ... My 1st was a cardiologist & he swore by Altace & Toprol . That was the worst. He said the typical line that ... incentive to prescribe certain drugs like Lotrel, Altace & Toprol ??? Do benicar & diovan not give them enough kick-backs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Lotrel Xanax Benicar Diovan

  25. Toprol XL side effects
    ... I have been on Toprol XL 100 for 18 months. about 8 months ago side effects ... is through the roof. Told me to go back on 100mg Toprol daily. Man---how do you get off this stuff? EKG ... s all in my head. :) Hi tarheeldad, i took toprol xl for 3 yrs off and on. I suffered the exact same ... as you. My gp even wrote to the company for free toprol for me and they gave me 3 bttles of 100. They are ... try benicar but not sure of side effects. To quit toprol , others on this board says you must wean off, but...
    ... Beta-Blockers like Toprol & Atenolol are the worst class of meds. imo. They ... in my head... yeah right, the 2nd switched me from Toprol to Atenolol (it's like looking at one shade of blue...
    ... 102/68 or so. Of course that is with Benicar and Toprol . Back in the fog with the Toprol....talking to Doc...
    ... 102/68 or so. Of course that is with Benicar and Toprol . Back in the fog with the Toprol....talking to Doc...
    ... tarheeldad--- I have taken the Toprol XL for 3+ years and take 150 mg. a day. I have been ... doing any benefit to my heart with exercise b/c the Toprol limits the heartrate? I go to my doc in 2 weeks ... off meds. We will see. I am currently taking 3 (the Toprol XL, HCTZ, and mavik). Bp is great at 110/66, but I ... in the past 9 months. Try to slowly reduce the Toprol and see what it does to your bp as well as how it...
    ... problems, etc. Don't think I would be anxious if Toprol XL wasn't jacking me up so much....
    ... experienced was rapid heart rate so doc put me back on Toprol XL. Pulse once again around 60-65 which is hard to...
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  26. I Think The B/P Meds Are All
    ... The studies they come out with seem to me like B.S. Toprol , Altace, Verapamil+++ have all been horrible for me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Lotrel Verapamil

  27. Natural ways to boost blood pressure
    ... t listen & just believes in prescibing drugs like Toprol , Altace, Lotrel & Atenolol. 5) Eat lots of salt...
    ... out, but I also have tachyardia so my dr. gave me Toprol to slow my heart rate and told me to eat more salt...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Lotrel

  28. Long Story but Please Listen
    ... I have been on Toprol XL 200mg a day for about 5 years and due to having ... to switch me to Verapamill SR. Slowly weaned of the Toprol and started on Verapamill 240mg twice a day. The ... Verapamill was much worse than the Toprol , I honestly felt I was on the verge of passing out ... BP is still staying at 160/100 no matter how much Toprol I take? The stuff doesn’t work! I finally get to ... could cause high BP that doesn’t seem to respond to Toprol or a lot of other BP Meds I have tried? All I know...
    ... working, as my BP was 180/100 with me taking 300mg. Of Toprol XL as directed by my GP. He says cut back to 200mg ... what the heck am I suppose to do, just keep eating Toprol like candy and hope I don’t have a heart attack...
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  29. GERD & Lotrel....
    ... this from time to time for months on Lotrel 5/20 & Toprol 100 MG (which has been replaced by Atenolol). Why...
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  30. Is There Any B/P Med....
    ... worst. Made my B/P increase & increased my anxiety Toprol - Gastointestinal problems, sleep nightmares, lack ... pill by pill and now i only take 3 bp pills. The toprol xl was the worst for me. Be careful with the stomach ... stomach to bleed. According to some on this board toprol should be weaned. When i got off toprol my bp shot...
    ... don't believe the B.S. trials for meds like Altace, Toprol , Lotrel & Atenolol. My B/P was like 140/80 when I...
    ... don't believe the B.S. trials for meds like Altace, Toprol , Lotrel & Atenolol. My B/P was like 140/80 when I ... but you can do it. My dr (gp) insisted that i take toprol xl no matter how sickly it made me. I refused and...
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  31. Help!!!! spikes
    ... I was on another beta blocker called Toprol XL and started having spikes, mostly in the middle ... usually feel cold afterward. I had only been on Toprol for 3 months when this started happening, and the ... sleep at night. I became suspicious it was the Toprol and once I weaned off Toprol the spikes gradually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  32. Dynacirc ????
    ... meds. At one time I took lisinopril, avapro, hctz, toprol xl, verapamil. i was on lisinopril for many yrs and...
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  33. What to prescribe
    ... help, but i am in the same boat as you. I have tried toprol xl, lisinopril, (zestril, prinivil), verapamil, hctz...
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  34. Has ANYONE ever gotten off a beta-blocker??
    ... only beta blocker i've ever stopped cold turkey was toprol xl. According to others on this board, you should ... wean yourself by taking 1/2 pill.I did not. Toprol was so awful, I could not tolerate the severe backach...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  35. Medication & Exhaustion
    ... the blood pressure medications? My husband is on Toprol XL and Accupril. He is having a hard time with being...
    ... Rainmom, Toprol is a similar beta-blocker to atenolol. There are lots...
    ... I took toprol xl 100 for several yrs and stop taking it. It did...
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  36. Toprol XL and Verapamil?
    ... heartrate. I was on Atenolol (a Bata Blocker simular to Toprol ) and Verapamil ( A Calcium Channel Blocker) Dr.s don ... ask the dr. to up the Verapamil to 240 and lower the Toprol . Verapamil loweres BP better than a Bata Blocker ... Unless there is a reason you need the high dose of Toprol . I'm sure you know there are also many other BP meds...
    ... I was on toprol xl 100mg and verapamil 240 mg. My gp also would not ... endo. I am now on 240 mg of verapamil, and stop the toprol . Toprol caused me to have so many back side effects ... and my bp has finally stablized. Bp when i was on toprol xl was 170/75. It is now about 120-125 /60-70. But...
    ... jtu91952 - Hi I was wondering, when you got off the Toprol , did you have any problems such as rebound hypertension...
    ... for the replies. :) I have the same question about Toprol . I have weaned myself down to 100mg a day plus the ... maybe a little better. :) I usually take 100mg of Toprol in the morning around 6:30 or 7:00. Last week I didn ... BP was 170/90 pulse 70. I was at work and had a few Toprol in my desk, took 100mg and within 30 minutes everything...
    ... jtu91952 - Hi I was wondering, when you got off the Toprol , did you have any problems such as rebound hypertension ... I felt was instant relief from the side effects of toprol . But I must add that i was on another bp pill (lisinopril ... verapamil. Others on this board said you must wean from toprol , but I didn't :) , my pain using toprol was too severe ... i must caution that the nih suggest not stopping toprol suddenly. I choose to not heed that advice because ... toprol gave me a weird, zoned out feeling. It interferred ... my walking programs. My dr refused to take me off toprol (it had no effect on my bp) so I just cold turkey...
    ... summer) Thanks for your reply Cassiebel ;) I was on toprol for 4 yrs. I just stopped using it Feb. or March...
    ... You said your Doctor refused to take you off of Toprol and it wasn't doing anything for your BP. I can really ... attitude as a matter of fact, she wanted to increase my Toprol dosage! :) The stuff doesn't control my BP very...
    ... You said your Doctor refused to take you off of Toprol and it wasn't doing anything for your BP. I can really ... attitude as a matter of fact, she wanted to increase my Toprol dosage! :) The stuff doesn't control my BP very...
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  37. Plavix -Possible Side Effects - Fever
    ... drops to 120 occasionally. Right now he is just on the Toprol XL 200 and Accupril 40 and a 325 Ecotrin. I have...
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  38. Atenolol woes...anyone else?
    ... I was placed on Toprol XL 50 mg (another beta blocker) to control heart rate...

  39. Medication Problems
    ... My husband has been on Toprol XL 200 for several years. He also takes Accupril ... the bottom number. Currently we are trying 1/2 the Toprol in the morning with the Accupril and the aspirin, ... following it up with the zocor and the other 1/2 of the Toprol at night. Today the bottom number again went to the...
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  40. Monitoring BP?
    ... starting meds about 6 months ago. I'm now taking Toprol XL 100mg each night. Up until about a month ago,...

  41. need support
    ... IN late april it started again and doc put me on toprol . My Bp at her office was 190/102. I wasn't even at ... the therapeutic dose of toprol (i was only up to 75mg) when i had a REALLy bad spell...
    ... IN late april it started again and doc put me on toprol . My Bp at her office was 190/102. I wasn't even at ... the therapeutic dose of toprol (i was only up to 75mg) when i had a REALLy bad spell...
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  42. My Test...
    ... now sit here struggling with my 2nd beta-blocker ( Toprol did the same thing to my stomach). This never happened ... switched doctors once, because he claimed that Altace & Toprol were great drugs. He was also against benzos & claimed...
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  43. anxiety and high bp
    ... Toprol made me feel like junk for months (cold, gastrointentestina...
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  44. Toprol XL Medical ID?
    ... My doctor has put me on Toprol XL 25mg for HBP. I expect I am stuck with it for ... information on it? No I did not need a medical id for the toprol xl, but I did list it as one of my meds on my medical...

  45. Toprol anyone?
    ... Was wondering if anybody was taking toprol and had bad side effects? If so what were they. Also...
    ... I take Toprol and haven't noticed anything major aside from my fingers...
    ... Thank you for your replys! I've been on toprol for over a year now and have suffered from severe ... goes on. I am currently suppose to wean off of the toprol and switch to verapamil for the headaches and high ... blood pressure. But this is day three of half dose of toprol and I feel a difference with my headaches not quite ... thinking maybe for the last year it has always been the toprol . I'm not quite convinced that I really need to be ... of the meds. Will keep you guys posted. Keep those toprol experiences/side effects coming please. Thanks everyone...
    ... Thank you for your replys! I've been on toprol for over a year now and have suffered from severe ... goes on. I am currently suppose to wean off of the toprol and switch to verapamil for the headaches and high ... blood pressure. But this is day three of half dose of toprol and I feel a difference with my headaches not quite ... thinking maybe for the last year it has always been the toprol . I'm not quite convinced that I really need to be ... of the meds. Will keep you guys posted. Keep those toprol experiences/side effects coming please. Thanks everyone ... ! i took toprol xl for 3 yrs, it caused me to have severe headaches...
    ... am going to go completely, or at least try,off the toprol . Of course I did leave a message for the dr. to see...
    ... am going to go completely, or at least try,off the toprol . Of course I did leave a message for the dr. to see...
    ... Yes I have been taking Toprol XL 50mg daily along with demedex, and hyzaar...The ... toprol was the most recent added medication and I noticed...
    ... I take Toprol XL 50mg a day for about 7 months now. At first it...
    ... I started on 50mg of Toprol XL about 5 years ago and it seemed to work well for ... increase it to 100mg 3 time a day. I told her that the Toprol is not working and I feel like the walking dead. My ... the fine things I've experienced since I started on Toprol . My GP seems to operate under the theory, "More is ... Cardiologist soon and I will let him know I want off Toprol . I have weened myself down to 100mg of Toprol a day...
    ... of difference for me. I take altenolol instead of Toprol & it has much less side-effects for me. Combined with ... low at times for me, but it beats how I felt before. Toprol , Altace+++ s**k imo, I think that any md should do...
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  46. Anxity and BP Meds
    ... Do they tell the patients that???? Try going off of Toprol or Altenolol cold turkey & see what happens. They...
    ... No, but try to cut off Toprol or Altenolol cold turkey & watch your pulse increase...
    ... felt like I was tranquilized. I stopped taking the Toprol immediately and switched to another doctor within...
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  47. New Here.. Many Questions
    ... down, I came off the HCTZ, then the beta blocker ( Toprol ). Finally, when I reached 155 lbs, I came off the...
    ... ever since. Now, Atenolol, and it's related cousin Toprol had some profound effects on me. The first of which...
    ... around 72 or so without it. No problems with my chick. Toprol was the worst, other than Altace. Paxil was a complete...
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  48. Propranolol questions
    ... On any beta blocker (i.e. Toprol ), I will answer your questions from my experience ... 1) I felt tingly at times in my arms & head on Toprol , not anymore. 2) Definitely. My appetite decreased ... toe had gerd like symptoms. 3) At times yes on Toprol , on Altenolol no. Common side-effect of Beta-Blockers...

  49. Blood Tests
    ... stomach flu. The only medicine that she switched was Toprol to Altenolol (after I asked for Diovan again). My...
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  50. advice? 23 y/o HBP
    ... forever, and am now on Celexa for that. The doc gave me Toprol XL for the BP, which seems to help BP in low stress ... through similiar problems. Anyway my doc doubled the Toprol to 100mg, and referreed me to Nephrologist who specializes...
    ... have me on 100 MGS of Atenolol (it is just as bad as Toprol !!!!) & 5/20 of Lotrel. They prescribe these meds....
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  51. toporol xl 200mg.. and benicar hct 40/25
    ... Zenica doesn't mention the weight gaining effect of Toprol , they SHOULD. If you're like most people, unless you ... shed calories markedly you will gain weight with the Toprol . It simply slows down the body and it's metabolism...
    ... flushing, most not serious, but I don't think it's the Toprol or Benicar HCT. Tell your cardiologist that 200 ... mg Toprol is making you feel like the walking dead (it did me...
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  52. New to the board
    ... 157/100 when I went this morning. He started me on Toprol XR 25 mg at bedtime (to stave off the blah side effects...
    ... arterioles in the brain and scalp. Now the bad news: Toprol (metaprolol is a SELECTIVE beta-1 blocker). It and...
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  53. Zip or Anyone Else With An Answer
    ... your erections?) If I suffered none of that on Toprol then would Altenolol be much different??? Don't want...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  54. Hello, I am new to this board. I was put on DiovanHCT
    ... generally slow yout heaRt rate down like something like toprol ....
    ... Thank you for your responses everyone! I ended up on Toprol for the heart rate and it seems to have slowed it...
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  55. Toprol to Atenolol? Please Respond
    ... & just leave me on Atenolol. My 2nd day off of Toprol 100 MG & on Atenolol 100 MG. I feel spacey & basically ... but I also know that you are supposed to wean off of Toprol . What should I do??? I woke up with anxiety & it has...
    ... of two evils for you right now: the way you felt on Toprol or the way you're feeling on Atenolol. If you want ... to stop the Atenolol and go back onto Toprol instead for now, do it. It will not screw you up....
    ... less CNS (central nervous system) penetration than Toprol (metaprolol-extended). Now that's the chapter and ... atenolol (although both cause me insomnia)- and if the Toprol treats you better TAKE TOPROL. Of course you know ... that the Toprol costs 3 times as much but neither will break the bank...
    ... different drugs can have different affects on us, but Toprol and Atenolol are often substituted for one another ... . I switched from Toprol to Atenolol with no weaning at my own request because ... report increased anxiety problems while on Atenolol or Toprol . The only anxiety problem I have is while in the ... didn't have that one. Last study I read stated that Toprol gave a steadier stream of medication in the blood...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Diovan Lotrel Nadolol Propranolol Timolol

  56. Toprol withdrawal?
    ... depression. I'm wondering if it could still be the toprol in my system or if it's something else. Anyone here ... feel lousy after coming off toprol ? :) I did. BUT! It was well worth coming off it ... I did not wean or anything, just stop taking it. Toprol xl has really bad side effects. it caused me severe...
    ... Yes, Toprol sucks. My doc basically put me on it for anxiety which ... and breaking up with my girlfriend. He put me on toprol and Ive had just about every side effect. My bp on ... the toprol was sometimes as low as 98/58 (pulse was in the mid ... lastnight and it was 116/66 (pulse 68). Anyways, toprol crosses the blood barrier in your brain and affects...
    ... I took Atenolol, which is somewhat a generic for Toprol , for two years. I was misdiagnosed with HBP but am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  57. Increased Tenormin dosage
    ... anxiety attacks. Once my MD tried to switch me to Toprol XL. I did well for a few days and then began have...
    ... side effects and I just stopped cold turkey with the toprol xl. I did not know it was addictive or that I needed ... due to severe back pain. I told my dr I quit taking toprol and he did not say anything about it. This is the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol tenormin

  58. Finally Found A Doc....
    ... months ago I went to a doc. that put me on Lotrel & Toprol after a drinking binge. He initially put me on Altace ... bad for me at the doc.... She is taking me off of Toprol . I told her of all of the side-effects including depression ... weird dreams, stomach problems+ & she agreed that Toprol has that effect. She put me on Atenolol. She is keeping...
    ... was responsive. I had the same side effects with Toprol , especially very strange nightmares the first two...
    ... that a lot of people experience side-effects with Toprol including nightmares. If one doc. doesn't work for...
    ... had the stomach flu. No more!!! By replacing the Toprol , it seems that I am having fast heat rate in the morning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Atenolol Lotrel Paxil Xanax

  59. Atenolol and Tachycardia
    ... Jahee--- Your body is adjusting to life without the Toprol and that is prob. why the heart pounding episodes...

  60. Renal Stenosis
    ... don't recognize the name Topela at all. Do you mean Toprol ? ( a beta). Also, did you mean Zocor for cholesterol...
    ... which is common with this disease. Yes, I did mean Toprol . Thats the one I asked him to take me off of. I felt...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc Zocor

  61. Medicines that WORK - a poll
    ... doc. for some samples. Way too many side-effects on Toprol & Lotrel. Altace was the worst. Will keep you guys...
    ... The 3 that I have tried before (Altace (theo worst)- Toprol (lots of side-effects) & Lotrel all have way too many...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Diovan Lotrel

  62. Oral Contraceptives and high blood pressure
    ... of a 37.5 mg maxide pill for about 4 years. I tried Toprol , Cozaar, and diuretics and perhaps one other medicine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Cozaar micronor

  63. A Typical Day On Meds.
    ... feeling alright, stomach hurts from time to time ( Toprol side-effect) 7:15- Take Lotrel & Toprol & 1 mg of ... xanax. If I wait until later to take the Toprol , I can't sleep late anymore. 8:30- 11:30 Feel alright ... After Lunch- Feel tired, lethargic & out of it... ( Toprol ) 3:00 P.M.- I say ****** it & drink a mountain ... day.... dread what side-effects will come from the Toprol & Lotrel... starting with a new doctor next week....
    ... asked my doc. to try one of those as opposed to the Toprol & Lotrel that I was on. He said that Diovan was the ... effects are probably in my head. I am still taking Toprol & Lotrel & have set an appt. with a new doctor for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel Xanax Altace Diovan

  64. Need help, very scared
    ... the same medications and dosages that you do (I take Toprol XL rather than Atenelol). My bp will still go up occasional...
    ... high #'s, but has averaged around 120/74 or so on Toprol & Lotrel. Mine has spikes as well after work when...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  65. should I start a new drug?
    ... well Kyoto. My doc. continues to say that Altace & Toprol are "good drugs' even though I told him of all the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Altace Diovan Xanax

  66. What Would You Do????
    ... a hypertension specialist/nephrologist. Put me on Toprol & Lotrel. My B/P was elevated, because I was on a ... me any more refills for xanax, but will refill for Toprol & Lotrel. On Toprol & Lotrel, I feel normal some days...
    ... understands that meds. do have side-effects & some like Toprol have addictive qualities when you try to wean off...
    ... an addictive b/p med. that is hard to wean off like Toprol isn't????? I just want a doc. that acutally listens...
    ... an addictive b/p med. that is hard to wean off like Toprol isn't????? I just want a doc. that acutally listens ... doctors really don't listen to their patients. I was on toprol xl for a year and a half, so i know what you mean ... . My main problem with toprol was a constant severe back ache.i literally could...
    ... Then why does he only prescribe Toprol & Altace???? After telling him about my symptoms ... Would have been nice if he would have told me that Toprol is a drug that you have to ween off of..... Kind ... better for me than anything that I have been on, yet Toprol isn't a controlled substance. Doc's prescribe B/P...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cialis Lotrel Xanax Altace Diovan

  67. Toprol
    ... Hi, I was prescribed 25 mg of Toprol XL. It lowered my blood pressure effectively in about ... while taking it. There are many previous posts on Toprol on this site. It seems to be widely prescribed....

  68. Aching legs as side effect to toprol and atacand??
    ... Lisah- ....With TOPROL XL, musculoskeletal pain has been reported as a "possible...
    ... Lisah- ....With TOPROL XL, musculoskeletal pain has been reported as a "possible...
    ... I started taking toprol xl 50 mg and atacand about a week ago. I have noticed ... input would be greatly appreciated! Thanks I took toprol xl for a year and it caused me to be breathless, ... there is a class action lawsuit against the makers of toprol xl. Good luck to you....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand

  69. Why do you need diuretic with Toprol XL
    ... 100 mg of the diuretic too? No. Just 100 mg of Toprol . I don't take a diuretic right now. I just wondered...

  70. My #'s On The Meds.
    ... wean off!!! Currently on 5/10 of Lotrel & 50 MGS of Toprol ... At 33, it seems ridiculous. Any advice. 03/20...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lotrel

  71. I'm about to try my fifth medication! Help
    ... but I still question whether I need to be on it. Toprol did cause me shortness of breath, cold extremities...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardizem Corgard Diovan Lotrel Norvasc

  72. going off procardia xl, help?
    ... cardiologist has switched me to a new medicine called toprol xl and atacand. I am currently on procardia xl, spironalac...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atacand procardia

  73. Diovan with Norvasc- Help?
    ... exercise quite nicely, unlike when on the beta blocker ( Toprol XL). Some people (especially women for some reason...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan Norvasc

  74. Need advice on tapering off toprol
    ... at home. So, I decided to go ahead and wean off of toprol on my own. I have had 2 other Dr.'s tell me to simply ... curious if anyone else on this board has weaned off toprol and how they did it. I guess I'll just do it as slowly...
    ... Although I haven't had any experience with Toprol , let me share with you my experience with propranolol ... a very very old beta blocker, in the same class as Toprol ). While on propranolol, my pulse would always be...
    ... hilery, I think 1/4 dosing with Toprol for perhaps a months is a very good idea. All the ... weeks and off propranolol, about 3 days...I'd guess at Toprol about midway. IF HOWEVER, you have an underlying...
    ... mg atenolol, which is basically the same thing as Toprol , once a day for two years. The first time I stopped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Plendil Propranolol Valium Xanax Atenolol

  75. toprol xl 25mg @ night?
    ... at approx the same time every day (or night). Also, Toprol can cause fatigue, so often people like to take it...


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