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.
Metoprolol succinate is a drug used in the treatment of hypertension, angina, and elevated heart rate. The drug belongs to the beta-blocker class of medications, meaning that it blocks the beta receptors in the heart - helping it to slow down and reduce pressure. Common side effects include dizziness, dry mouth and depression.
Metoprolol Succinate is a beta-blocker that treats high blood pressure, angina, and heart failure. A low high blood pressure is beneficial in that it prevents kidney problems, heart attacks, and strokes.
Metoprolol Succinate can also be used for after an acute heart attack to improve survival, migraine headache prevention, and irregular heartbeats. This medication works by blocking specific natural chemicals in the body known as epinephrine that affects the blood and heart vessels.
This will help with lowering strain on the heart, blood pressure, and heart rate. Do not use Metoprolol Succinate if you have serious heart problems such as slow heart rate, sick sinus syndrome, or heart block.