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Lopressor - Summary
Lopressor is a medication used in the management of hypertension in addition to being used in some other conditions. People who need a Lopressor prescription can use Push Health to connect with a medical provider who can prescribe Lopressor medication, including generic Lopressor 25 mg and Lopressor 50 mg tablets, when appropriate to do so.
What Is Lopressor Used For?
Lopressor prescription medication contains the ingredient metoprolol tartrate - similar to Toprol. Lopressor medication belongs to a class of medications known as selective beta1-adrenoreceptor blocking agents. When analyzing its mechanism of action, Lopressor tablets seem to be selective for receptors in heart muscle although it may have some effect on beta2 adrenoreceptors in the blood vessels and airways. Lopressor is thought to works its effects by interfering with the actions of renin, reducing effects of the sympathetic nervous system, and blocking the effects of hormones known as catecholamines peripherally. Lopressor medication has similarities to atenolol (Tenormin), carvedilol (Coreg), nadolol (Corgard) and propranolol (Inderal).
Lopressor - Dosage and Cost
Lopressor prescription medication is generally available as Lopressor 25 mg, Lopressor 50 mg and Lopressor 100 mg tablets along with some other forms. Lopressor tablets are thought to be rapidly absorbed after being administered although plasma levels show some variability and only a small amount of the medication is found bound to proteins in the plasma. Lopressor is sometimes prescribed as Lopressor 50 mg daily although some prescribers will start at Lopressor 100 mg daily for certain indications and depending on the patient's specific health needs. Lopressor undergoes metabolism in the liver and is largely excreted in the urine. It is important to note that Lopressor can cross the blood-brain barrier. Branded Lopressor is moderately expensive, costing approximately $4.50 per Lopressor 50 mg tablet at many pharmacies in the United States. That being said, Lopressor may be covered under some insurance plans. Lopressor coupons may also be available through the manufacturer or online.
Can I Buy Lopressor Online?
One cannot just buy Lopressor online in the United States as Lopressor is a prescription medication and the first step is getting a prescription from a licensed medical provider. As such, Lopressor OTC (over the counter) is not available, either. People who need a Lopressor prescription can use Push Health to connect with a medical provider who can prescribe Lopressor tablets, including generic Lopressor 25 mg and Lopressor 50 mg medication, when appropriate to do so.
Lopressor - Side Effects
Lopressor prescription medication can cause side effects, and concerns about using Lopressor tablets should be discussed with one's pharmacist and medical provider prior to use. Side effects that may result from Lopressor use include dizziness, fatigue, diarrhea, wheezing, vertigo and shortness of breath. Lopressor and alcohol should not be used together. People with a known hypersensitivity to Lopressor tablets or ingredients in the formulation. Lopressor medication should not be used by patients with significant heart block, sick-sinus syndrome, severe peripheral artery disease, pheochromocytoma or sinus bradycardia.
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Last updated January 3, 2022. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions. Please call 911 immediately or go to the nearest emergency room if you believe you are experiencing a medical emergency.