LOPRESSOR: FDA Approved Drugs and User Comments

User Comments:

For High Blood Pressure “I’v’e been taking Lopressor, 100mg, 1 tab twice daily for more years than I can remember… probably 20 or so, for hypertension. It seems, together with 2 other meds, i.e. dyazide and Altace, aka Ramipril, an ACE Inhibitor. they usually give me good BP readings. Recently, and I think it was more to do with dehydration… I had 2 SVT attacks within 60 or so days of each other…. and, again, if anything the lopressor probably did its best to prevent them… but it can’t do everything. In short, this drug has been around a long time, and is a time-tested Beta Blocker.”

NathanielA (taken for 10 years or more) October 30, 2017

For High Blood Pressure “I took Lopressor for 24 years it worked very well in lowering my blood pressure and even calming my anxiety but lately it doesn’t work on me very well as before, I guess the doctor will change it.”

Good experience June 24, 2014

For High Blood Pressure “Take pill every 12 hours. Works fine for me. Requested a beta-blocker because of the anti stage-fright effects. No more ‘adrenaline dumps’ in stressful situations. Helps me tremendously in my work and social interactions.”

rbh August 28, 2013

For High Blood Pressure “This medicine has done an excellent job with lowering my blood pressure. However, I have been having dry eyes and gas. On the positive side, this medicine is also good for anxiety!”

Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) December 12, 2012

For High Blood Pressure “Took metoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide for several years. Seemed to reduce blood pressure to acceptable levels. About a year ago I experienced shortness of breath at times along with some fluid in lungs. Turns out that metoprolol (Lopressor) can cause that. Got off the metoprolol and lungs cleared up. Not taking it anymore.”

AceMan July 29, 2010

For High Blood Pressure “I am a 30 year old female and I have high blood pressure (and tachycardia). Approximately 20 minutes or so after I would take my dose of Lopressor, I would get symptoms similar to a panic attack. Extreme hot flash and rapid heartbeat (more rapid than my usual… my pulse rate is usually around 100-105 as it is.) When I told my doctor, he told me to quit taking the Lopressor and then he put me on another high blood pressure medicine. I only took Lopressor for a few days, because of the side effects, so I cannot comment on it’s effectiveness in blood pressure reduction.”

LullabyNine June 16, 2010

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