Metoprolol Tartrate Oral Tablet 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Metoprolol Tartrate: Oral tablet (100mg)

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Metoprolol Tartrate 100mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: M 47 
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Ursodiol 500mg Tab
Par Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Company
Pill Identification: LOGO 257,P 413 
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Ursodiol 500mg Tab
Par Pharmaceuticals, an Endo Company
Pill Identification: LOGO 257,P 413 
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Metoprolol Tartrate 100mg Tab
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: 167 
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Metoprolol Tartrate 100mg Tab
Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.
Pill Identification: C 75 

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.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Metoprolol Tartrate: Oral tablet(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Metoprolol Tartrate 100mg Tablet

NDC: 003780047
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Angina, Reduction Of Cardiovascular Mortality, Acute Myocardial Infarction, STEMI

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Unstable Angina, Atrial Fibrillation, Migraine Prophylaxis, Atrial Flutter, Cardiomyopathy, Tremor, Heart Failure, Hypertension

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Metoprolol Tartrate 100mg Tablet
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Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: M 47 
Shape: round
Color: blue

Reported Side Effects for Metoprolol Tartrate 100mg Tablet

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
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasoconstriction Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Wheezing Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heart Failure Incidence:
1.0-27.5%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-27.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Heartburn Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.0%*
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
Itching Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*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 100mg Tablet

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 100mg Tablet(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.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Metoprolol Tartrate 100mg Tablet(Metoprolol Tartrate)
Alcohol and Metoprolol(Metoprolol Tartrate)
Avoid alcoholic drinks when taking Metoprolol extended-release capsules. Alcohol may change how the drug is released in your body. This may cause more side effects or cause the drug to become less effective. Tell your prescriber if you feel your medicine is not working as expected.
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

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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