• adrenergic
  • General pharmacological principles of metoprolol:[citation needed] beta-1 selective moderately lipophilic without intrinsic sympathomimetic activity with weak membrane stabilizing activity decreases heart rate, contractility, and cardiac output, therefore decreasing blood pressure Metoprolol blocks β1 adrenergic receptors in heart muscle cells, thereby decreasing the slope of phase 4 in the nodal action potential (reducing Na+ uptake) and prolonging repolarization of phase 3 (slowing down K+ release). (wikipedia.org)
  • tablets
  • Ciba-Geigy is a pharmaceutical laboratory which has manufactured and sold metoprolol tablets in Canada under the trade name "Lopresor" since 1977. (wikipedia.org)
  • After Apotex obtained licenses to manufacture and sell metoprolol in Canada, its version of the tablets have had the same get-up (shape, size and colour) as those of Ciba-Geigy since 1986. (wikipedia.org)
  • In June 1986 the Ciba-Geigy brought passing-off actions against Apotex and Novopharm, alleging that its metoprolol tablets have a unique get-up by reason of their size, shape and colour and that this get-up has become associated with its product. (wikipedia.org)
  • At the trial level, Ciba-Geigy failed to establish that the customers, namely physicians and pharmacists that prescribe or dispense metoprolol, were confused in choosing the brand of metoprolol to give to patients due to the similar appearance of the tablets. (wikipedia.org)
  • drug
  • Ciba-Geigy brought an action against Apotex and Novopharm, alleging that their versions of the prescription drug metoprolol were causing confusion to the public due to their similar appearance to Ciba-Geigy's version of the drug Lopresor. (wikipedia.org)
  • effects
  • I also take Vyvanse during the day for my ADHD so I'm not sure how that might be interacting with the metoprolol creating the side effects but I wasn't experiencing them when I was taking bystolic and vyvanse both in the morning. (drugs.com)
  • I'm going to see about seeing if I can get back on bystolic if I can convince my insurance to cover it because of the side effects of metoprolol and what not. (drugs.com)
  • Metoprolol and ethanol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. (drugs.com)
  • Metoprolol is category C in Australia, meaning that it may be suspected of causing harmful effects on the human fetus (but no malformations). (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Agents include either cardioselectives such as acebutolol or metoprolol, or non-cardioselectives such as oxprenolol or sotalol. (wikipedia.org)
  • take
  • You should take metoprolol at the same time each day, preferably with or immediately following meals. (drugs.com)
  • time
  • Yes I was only on metoprolol for the second time for only 3 days and It caused me super high anxiety. (drugs.com)