Metoprolol Tartrate Solution For Injection 1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Metoprolol Tartrate: Solution for injection (1mg)

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What is this Medicine?

METOPROLOL (me TOE proe lole) is a beta-blocker. Beta-blockers reduce the workload on the heart and help it to beat more regularly. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and to prevent chest pain. It is also used to after a heart attack and to prevent an additional heart attack from occurring.

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Metoprolol Tartrate 5mg/5ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 360000033
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Angina

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Atrial Flutter, Atrial Fibrillation, Unstable Angina

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to heat
Protect from light
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Do not freeze
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Metoprolol Tartrate 5mg/5ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Metoprolol Tartrate 5mg/5ml Solution for Injection

Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Penis Abnormality Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Peripheral Vasoconstriction Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Constipation Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Wheezing Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heartburn Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-27.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Failure Incidence:
1.0-27.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
1.5-15.9%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.8-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heart Block Incidence:
4.7-5.3%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Metoprolol Tartrate 5mg/5ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Metoprolol Tartrate 5mg/5ml Solution for Injection(Metoprolol Tartrate)
Marijuana and Beta-blockers(Metoprolol Tartrate)
Do not take Marijuana, Medical and Beta-Blockers (examples: Coreg, Metoprolol or Lopressor or Toprol, Nadolol or Corgard, Propranolol or Inderal) together without talking to your health care provider. Marijuana, Medical may decrease the effectiveness of Beta-Blockers. It is possible that Marijuana, Medical can cause high blood pressure, increased heart rate or other heart-related side effects in persons predisposed to these conditions, which may make the Beta-Blocker-type drug less effective at treating heart or blood pressure related problems.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Metoprolol Tartrate 5mg/5ml Solution for Injection(Metoprolol Tartrate)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Metoprolol Tartrate)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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