show timeout overlay link

Your Session Is About to Expire

This online session is about to expire due to inactivity. Click Continue to return to page.

Metoprolol Tartrate, Hydrochlorothiazide: Oral tablet

Also see:
  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions

Available Strengths
Drug Image file DrugItem_3602.JPG
Metoprolol/HCTZ 100mg-50mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M 445 
Drug Image file DrugItem_16659.JPG
Lopressor HCT 50mg-25mg Tab
Validus Pharmaceuticals LLC
Pill Identification: GEIGY  |  35 35
Drug Image file DrugItem_5987.JPG
Lopressor HCT 100mg-50mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: GEIGY  |  73 73
Drug Image file DrugItem_15843.JPG
Lopressor HCT 100mg-25mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: GEIGY  |  53 53
Drug Image file DrugItem_5986.JPG
Lopressor HCT 100mg-25mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: GEIGY  |  53 53
Drug Image file DrugItem_5985.JPG
Lopressor HCT 50mg-25mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: GEIGY  |  35 35
Drug Image file DrugItem_15842.JPG
Lopressor HCT 50mg-25mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: GEIGY  |  35 35
Drug Image file DrugItem_2236.JPG
Lopressor HCT 50mg-25mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: 35 35  |  GEIGY
Drug Image file DrugItem_2235.JPG
Lopressor HCT 100mg-50mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: 73 73  |  GEIGY
Drug Image file DrugItem_2234.JPG
Lopressor HCT 100mg-25mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: 53 53  |  GEIGY
Drug Image file DrugItem_6863.JPG
Metoprolol/HCTZ 50mg-25mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M 424 
Drug Image file DrugItem_3603.JPG
Metoprolol/HCTZ 100mg-25mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M 434 
How This Drug Works
Beta Blockers and Diuretic Combinations
Combination medications work in more than one way. Beta-blockers prevent natural chemicals, neurotransmitters, from over-stimulating and damaging the body. Only the beta-blocker trait of this drug is explained by the video.
Beta-blockers prevent natural chemicals, neurotransmitters, from over-stimulating and damaging the body. These neurotransmitters can attach to beta-receptors located all over the body including the heart, kidneys, and eyes. Neurotransmitters that attach to beta-receptors can cause a faster heartbeat, narrower blood vessels, and more fluid pressure in the eyes. Beta-blockers compete with neurotransmitters to attach to the beta-receptors and prevent their stimulation. Beta-blockers can target just one or a few different locations to block the receptors. In the heart, blocking the receptors slows the heart rate. In the kidneys, blocking the receptors affects a hormone, renin, and keeps the blood vessel walls open. In the eye, blocking the receptors decreases fluid pressure.
Watch a Video Showing How This Drug Works

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Metoprolol Tartrate, Hydrochlorothiazide: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

METOPROLOL; HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE (me TOE proe lole; hye droe klor oh THYE a zide) is a combination of a beta-blocker and a diuretic. It is used to treat high blood pressure.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Lopressor HCT: Oral tablet

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

How should I use this medicine?

What if I miss a dose?

What may interact with this medicine?

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Where should I keep my medicine?

Drugs Related by Class to Metoprolol Tartrate, Hydrochlorothiazide: Oral tablet
CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Metoprolol Tartrate, Hydrochlorothiazide: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
62.86%
37.14%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.12%
8.84%
45.18%
45.86%
In-Depth Information on This Drug
Select a specific strength to visit the detail page where you'll find :
  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions
Select a Strength
Patient Experiences with Metoprolol Tartrate, Hydrochlorothiazide

Be the first to share your experience!

We want to help our customers stay educated about the medications they are taking. Submit your own observations and experiences to benefit others.

Average Scores
Easy to Take 
0 / 5
0 / 5
Works as Intended 
0 / 5
0 / 5
Tolerable 
0 / 5
0 / 5