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Metoprolol (Lopressor) is an inexpensive drug used to treat high blood pressure and to prevent chest pain. It is also used after a heart attack to prevent an additional heart attack from occurring. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic metoprolol is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare beta blockers.
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What’s the Best Beta Blocker for Heart Failure?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 29, 2016

Beta blockers save lives after heart attack and improve mortality for heart failure patients. They also work well to control blood pressure. Carvedilol (Coreg was the brand name) has been known as the “heart failure beta blocker”—but now it appears that metoprolol (Lopressor) may share that title.

Many of my patients are asking: which is better? Let’s look at the recent evidence.

What’s the difference between carvedilol and metoprolol?
Carvedilol is known as a “non-selective beta blocker” meaning it blocks all beta receptors throughout the body. See More

Is Your Medication Making You Tired?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 10, 2014

One in ten visits to a primary care doctor is for fatigue. While certainly not the only cause, your medications can be the culprit for making you sleepy. Here are the players you need to know about.

Beta blockers. These are medications used for high blood pressure, migraine prevention, control of heart rate in atrial fibrillation, and they improve mortality after heart attack. Ok, now for the downside. They can make you sleepy. See More

The Big 8 Constipation-Causing Medications

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 18, 2013

You are all stopped up and can’t find an obvious reason. Look over your medication list and you may find the source. Constipation has many causes but medications are among the most common.

First, if your stools are too hard or too small or pooping is too difficult or infrequent you are constipated. Officially, constipation is defined as a stool frequency of less than three per week. It can be miserable and medications prescribed by us, your physicians, are frequently to blame. See More

Single Pill Combinations for Blood Pressure

Dr. Sharon Orrange - February 12, 2013

Poor control of blood pressure (BP) is bad news, and is associated with enhanced risk of cardiovascular disease. Therapy with a single blood pressure medication fails to reach goals 75% of the time. This is just one reason that single pill combinations (two different blood pressure medications in one pill) make perfect sense.

Combining medications that have different and often complementary actions can lead to more complete and prompt reductions in BP. See More

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