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Toprol XL: Oral tablet, extended release

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  • Reported side effects
  • Daily life interactions

Available Strengths
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Toprol-XL 25mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: A B 
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Toprol-XL 50mg Tab
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: A mo 
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Toprol-XL 200mg Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: A MY 
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Toprol-XL 200mg Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: A MY 
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Toprol-XL 50mg Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: A mo 
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Toprol-XL 50mg Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: A mo 
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Toprol-XL 25mg Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: A B 
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Toprol-XL 25mg Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: A B 
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Toprol-XL 100mg Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: A MS 
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Toprol-XL 100mg Tab
AstraZeneca LP
Pill Identification: A MS 
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Toprol-XL 50mg Tab
PD-RX
Pill Identification: A mo 
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Toprol-XL 100mg Tab
PD-RX
Pill Identification: A MS 
How This Drug Works
Beta Blockers
Beta-blockers prevent natural chemicals called neurotransmitters from over-stimulating and damaging the body.
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.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Toprol XL: Oral tablet, extended release

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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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Toprol XL: Oral tablet, extended release
Usage by Gender
70.92%
29.08%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.0%
2.25%
28.47%
69.27%
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