• Elaine Elaine
    August 26, 2010
    My doctor put me on metoprol tar.
    Elaine Elaine
    August 26, 2010

    My heart rate is between 55 to 60. Will the metoprol slow down my heart rate too much?It is only 25 mg. I take half one in m orning and half one at night. Also my blood pressure is aorund 115/62. Will that make it too low?

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  • MonicaRD
    Health Pro
    August 27, 2010
    MonicaRD
    Health Pro
    August 26, 2010

    Hi Elaine,

     

    Since this medication is meant to lower blood pressure and heart rate, it can cause both to go low in some people. Here is some literature regarding the side effects of the medication.

     

    Lopressor Oral

     

    I also encourage you to ask your physician or pharmacist about your questions and concerns.

     

    Best of luck,

    Monica M. Skidmore, MS, RD


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