Metoprolol Succinate vs Metoprolol Tartrate

Metoprolol Succinate
(Rx)
Metoprolol Tartrate
(Rx)
Metoprolol Succinate is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Metoprolol Tartrate is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.4
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
2.1
Concern level
2.4
Approval Date
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July 31, 2006
December 21, 1993
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
944 Discussions
1,343 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for A Fib
#4 for Tachycardia
#5 for Heart Failure
#6 for Heart Attack
#7 for Palpitations
#8 for Arrythmia
#9 for PVC's
#10 for Angina
#11 for Chest Pain
Metoprolol Succinate is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and Tachycardia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that some patients take it for Anxiety and A Fib, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Condition
Number of posts
Metoprolol Tartrate is prescribed for High Blood Pressure, Heart Attack and Tachycardia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Met
Shortness of Breath
6
Weight Gain
6
Insomnia
5
Nausea
4
Depression
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Weakness
3
Asthma
3
Cough
3
Heart Problems
3
Met
Aldosteronism
9
Tumors
8
Depression
7
Weight Gain
5
Shortness of Breath
5
Hair Loss
4
Nausea
4
Cough
3
Insomnia
3
Weakness
3
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6
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Weight Gain
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Met
6
5
Insomnia
Met
Met
5
3
Nausea
Met
Met
4
4
Depression
Met
Met
3
7
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Met
3
0
Weakness
Met
Met
3
3
Asthma
Met
Met
3
0
Cough
Met
Met
3
3
Heart Problems
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Met
3
0
Aldosteronism
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9
0
Tumors
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Met
8
0
Depression
Met
Met
7
3
Weight Gain
Met
Met
5
6
Shortness of Breath
Met
Met
5
6
Hair Loss
Met
Met
4
0
Nausea
Met
Met
4
4
Cough
Met
Met
3
3
Insomnia
Met
Met
3
5
Weakness
Met
Met
3
3
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Metoprolol Succinate during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Metoprolol Tartrate during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Metoprolol Succinate and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Metoprolol Tartrate and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg
Tablet: 25 mg, 37.5 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg
Cartridge: 5 mg/5 mL
Solution: 5 mg/5 mL
Syringe: 5 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taking the same way every time either with food or on empty stomach because food may alter drug absorption.
Ingredients
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Metoprolol Succinate
Metoprolol Tartrate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Metoprolol Succinate and Metoprolol Tartrate: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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