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Metoprolol Succinate is a medication belonging to the beta-blocker class. It is used to treat various cardiovascular conditions such as high blood pressure, angina (chest pain), and heart failure.


Metoprolol Succinate is indicated for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), angina pectoris (chest pain), and heart failure.


The dosage of Metoprolol Succinate varies depending on the condition being treated and the individual patient's response to the medication. It is typically taken orally once daily, with or without food. The dosage should be adjusted by a healthcare professional based on the patient's blood pressure and heart rate.


Metoprolol Succinate is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to metoprolol or other beta-blockers, patients with certain heart conditions such as heart block or sick sinus syndrome, and patients with severe heart failure.

Special Precautions

Special precautions should be taken when using Metoprolol Succinate in patients with certain medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, or liver disease. It should also be used cautiously in patients undergoing surgery or anesthesia.

Side Effects

Common side effects of Metoprolol Succinate include fatigue, dizziness, headache, nausea, and slow heart rate. Rare but serious side effects may include heart failure, bronchospasm (difficulty breathing), and allergic reactions.

Drug Interactions

Metoprolol Succinate may interact with other medications, including other beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers, and certain antidepressants. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all medications you are taking, including over-the-counter drugs and supplements.

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