Metoprolol is a beta-blocker that affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). Metoprolol is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure). It is also used to treat or prevent heart attack. Metoprolol may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Lopressor is a beta-blocker, this means it affects the way blood flows through the veins and arteries by lowering the blood pressure. When the blood pressure is lowered, it helps prevent heart attacks, strokes, and kidney problems.Lopressor affects the heart and circulation of the blood. Lopressor is used by medics to treat high blood pressure and chest pains or angina. Lopressor might also be prescribed by a physician for other conditions that are not mentioned here.