Drug makers Glenmark, Aurobindo recall products in US
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc, USA is recalling Fulvestrant injection, Naproxen Sodium Tablets, Chlorzoxazone tablets and Arformoterol Tartrate Inhalation Solution. Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc, a unit of Aurobindo Pharma, is recalling 2,820 bottles of Metoprolol tartrate tablets". (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Beta-Blocker Reduces Lung Inflammation in Critical COVID-19 Beta-Blocker Reduces Lung Inflammation in Critical COVID-19
In a pilot trial, intravenous metoprolol given to patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome brought on by COVID-19 was safe, reduced lung inflammation, and improved oxygenation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 2, 2021 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

A drug costing less than €2 a day helps in the treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients
Metoprolol, a drug widely used to treat cardiovascular disease, is beneficial when administered to COVID-19patients. This is the finding of a study by investigators at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC), published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - August 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Kapspargo Sprinkle (Metoprolol Succinate Capsules ) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 7, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Class 3 Medicines Recall: Metoprolol 50 mg Tablets
Accord Healthcare Ltd has informed MHRA that when decommissioning at the pharmacy and scanning the serialised 2D code, the status of certain packs may report as‘EXPORT’. Further informat (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - October 14, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Short-Term Medications May Cut Risk for'Broken Heart' Syndrome
WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 -- In early bereavement, low-dose metoprolol and aspirin reduces physiological and psychological surrogate measures of cardiovascular risk, according to a study published in the February issue of the American Heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CHEST: Metoprolol Does Not Cut Time to COPD Exacerbation
MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 -- For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), metoprolol does not reduce the time to first exacerbation versus placebo, according to a study published online Oct. 20 in the New England Journal of Medicine.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gallstone sufferers may one day avoid surgery thanks to new discovery
Scientists from University Hospital Erlangen, Germany, discovered the 'established' beta-blocker metoprolol blocked the growth of gallstones in mice with the painful condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Digoxin vs. metoprolol
Title: Digoxin vs. metoprololCategory: MedicationsCreated: 8/1/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - August 1, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Metoprolol vs. losartan
Title: Metoprolol vs. losartanCategory: MedicationsCreated: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - May 14, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Metoprolol vs. propranolol
Title: Metoprolol vs. propranololCategory: MedicationsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - May 13, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Metoprolol vs. labetalol
Title: Metoprolol vs. labetalolCategory: MedicationsCreated: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - May 13, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Metoprolol vs. diltiazem
Title: Metoprolol vs. diltiazemCategory: MedicationsCreated: 5/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/9/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - May 9, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Metoprolol vs. clonidine
Title: Metoprolol vs. clonidineCategory: MedicationsCreated: 5/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/9/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - May 9, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Metoprolol vs. atenolol
Title: Metoprolol vs. atenololCategory: MedicationsCreated: 5/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/8/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - May 8, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Could Common Heart Meds Lower Prostate Cancer Risk?
The effect was found only with atenolol (Tenormin). Two other beta blockers -- metoprolol (Lopressor/Toprol XL) and carvedilol (Coreg) -- did not appear to provide any protection against prostate cancer. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metoprolol Tartrate Injection, USP (Updated - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - April 16, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Metoprolol Tartrate Injection, USP (New - Currently in Shortage)
Drug Shortage (Source: FDA Drug Shortages)
Source: FDA Drug Shortages - April 2, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ongoing supply issues with Metoprolol 50mg and 100mg tablets
ongoing supply issues withMetoprolol 50mg and 100mg tablets... (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - February 27, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Ongoing medicine supply issues with Metoprolol 50mg and 100mg tablets
ongoing supply issues withMetoprolol 50mg and 100mg tablets... (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - February 27, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Beta blockers: Do they cause weight gain?
Yes. Weight gain can occur as a side effect of some beta blockers, especially the older ones, such as atenolol (Tenormin) and metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL). The average weight gain is about 2.6 pounds (about 1.2 kilograms). Newer beta blockers, such as carvedilol (Coreg), don't usually cause weight gain as a side effect. Weight may rise [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 19, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

EU's Tainted-Sartan Ban; Praluent Price Cut; Metoprolol Shortage Relieved?
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 11, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Affiliate of Charlotte-based Premier partners with Baxter to make generic drugs more available
ProvideGx, a subsidiary of Charlotte-based Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), is partnering with Baxter Healthcare Corp. to make generic drugs more readily available. The partnership will provide a better supply line for metoprolol, a blood pressure medication. Health-care providers have experienced metoprolol shortages since 2016, and by identifying it as an essential medication, Baxter and Premier hope to make it more available to providers at competitive pri ces, according to a press release. Financial… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Metoprolol tartrate vs. metoprolol succinate
Metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate are different salt forms of metoprolol. Both drugs are beta-blockers that doctors prescribe to treat several cardiovascular conditions. However, despite being similar, they do have some different uses. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: All you need to know about metoprolol
Metoprolol is a beta-blocker that doctors often prescribe to treat cardiovascular issues, such as high blood pressure and angina. Different types of metoprolol have different uses. Learn more about how this drug works, when a doctor may prescribe it, and what the potential side effects can be here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Kapspargo Sprinkle (Metoprolol Succinate Capsules ) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 14, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Cipla gets USFDA nod for hypertension, cardiac drug
Cipla said, Metoprolol succinate extended-release tablets are indicated for the treatment of hypertension, to lower blood pressure, Angina Pectoris (chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease). (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Colorado biotech reports drug test results; shares nosedive
A Westminster biopharmaceutical announced the results of a test of its drug treatment for atrial fibrillation and its shares were plummeting early Monday. Arca Biopharma Inc. (Nasdaq: ABIO) released the results of a test of its Gencaro treatment for cardiovascular disease. In early Monday trading, its shares were down more than 58 percent, falling 94 cents to 66 cents. The drug test involved 267 patients who were given either an active control, met oprolol succinate (Toprol-XL) or Gencaro. "In… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ben Miller Source Type: news

Coreg vs. Metoprolol Tartrate
Title: Coreg vs. Metoprolol TartrateCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/18/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - December 18, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lethal suicide attempt with a mixed-drug intoxication of metoprolol and propafenone − a first pediatric case report - Kacirova I, Grundmann M, Kolek M, Vyskocilova-Hrudikova E, Urinovska R, Handlos P.
We present a pediatric case... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

AstraZeneca signs deal to sell commercial rights for Seloken in Europe
AstraZeneca has entered an agreement to provide the commercial rights for Seloken/Seloken ZOK (metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate respectively) and associated Logimax fixed-dose combination (metoprolol succinate and felodipine) treatments i … (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - May 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca enters agreement with Recordati for Seloken in Europe
AstraZeneca announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Recordati S.p.A (Recordati) for the commercial rights to Seloken/Seloken ZOK (metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate respectively) and associated Logimax fixed-dose combination (metoprolol succinate and felodipine) treatments in Europe. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - May 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

How Metoprolol Reduces Infarct Size: Simply'Stunning'How Metoprolol Reduces Infarct Size: Simply'Stunning '
The beta-blocker, given early after MI onset, is cardioprotective at least partly due to an anti-inflammatory neutrophil-stunning effect, say researchers; implications may go beyond acute MI therapy.Heartwire from Medscape (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Scientists discover how a decades-old drug reduces the size of a heart attack
Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC) have discovered a new mechanism of action of metoprolol, a drug that can reduce the damage produced during a heart attack if administered early. The team led by Dr. Borja Ibáñez, Clinical Research Director at the CNIC and cardiologist at the Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital Health Research Institute (IIS-FJD), has identified the mechanism that explains why this drug is so beneficial: rapid administration of metoprolol during a heart attack directly inhibits the inflammatory action of neutroph...
Source: World Pharma News - April 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

CNIC scientists discover how a decades-old drug reduces the size of a heart attack
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares) The beta-blocker metoprolol can limit cardiac damage in patients having a heart attack. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Guess the Vessel
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: A 50-year old male with family history significant for premature CAD presents with chest pain which started 3 hours ago. Blood pressure 150/90 mm Hg, HR 60/min. EKG in the emergency department is shown (see image below). Successful intervention of the culprit coronary artery is performed with one drug eluting stent. He is started on aspirin, ticagrelor, atorvastatin and metoprolol. Next morning he is found to be hypotensive to SBP 90s. Hemoglobin, creatinine and electrolytes are normal. Right groin access site is without any hematoma. A stat bedside echocardiogram reveals ejection fraction...
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 30, 2017 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Patient With Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath Shows Standardized Treatment Doesn't Work for All Patients
John, a 65-year-old male, is sitting in a chair in the corner of the room as you and your partner enter his house. John tells you he's the only one home and called 9-1-1 because he can't breathe and his chest is killing him. His skin is ashen and his breathing is rapid. You can palpate a weak irregular pulse and you note his skin is warm and diaphoretic. He describes his shortness of breath as increasing in severity over the last couple of hours with the chest discomfort. With a pulse oximetry reading of 78% on room air, you apply oxygen via a non-rebreathing mask. Physical exam reveals bibasilar crackles on pulmonary ausc...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 30, 2016 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dennis Edgerly, EMT-P Tags: Columns Patient Care Source Type: news

Lopressor Injection (Metoprolol Tartrate Injection) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 6, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lopressor HCT (Metoprolol Tartrate and Hydochlorothiazide) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 6, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL)
Title: metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - November 1, 2016 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Sun Pharma strikes distribution alliance with Mitsubishi Tanabe in Japan
Sun ’s products are part of the long-listed and established prescription brands and includes Parlodel, Lamsil, Nitroderm and Lopressor. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 6, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news