Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc. I am feeling like a zombie. Metoprolol is a heart medication that belongs to a class of drugs known as beta-blockers. No get up and go, lightheaded. I am supposed to have an echo done the end of the month. I also take 25 mg/day, split between morning and evening. I have seen it as low as 10. When actually making the switch, give the first oral dose about 1 hour before you plan to stop the drip. Do you know any more about causative relationship? One is an ACE inhibitor which is a marvelous drug to strengthen the heart's functioning and then the Atenolol, a beta blocker which keeps the heart rate from racing. I was reading that the body begins to grow extra receptors as it senses that AltI am going to be changing from beta blocker to calcium channel blocker for fast heart and bp. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site.
In my case, though, I take both a beta blocker (Lopressor) and a calcium channel blocker (Norvasc). Why the switch at all? Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. I am waiting to see what the result of this new Ziu says.As I have heart valve problems I take two different BP meds. I was reading how ccb work. Hair loss had stopped. Is it ever possible that a drug can go awry and block too much so the heart doI recently did a ct lung scan because I was having shortness of breath. My cardiologist had retired so the new one asked me to put Zui ( heat measuring equipment) for 14 days. I felt and observed (personal cuff/monitor) no significant change… other than the angst of not knowing what to expect.Unless, responses are coming from a medical professional, I’d not bank on them. Background: Diltiazem (calcium channel blocker) and metoprolol (beta-blocker) are both commonly used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter (AFF) in the emergency department (ED). I am waiting to see what the result of this new Ziu says.Hi, I was discovered Aflib last year. Since I quit taking it my blood pressure has been great 115I am still trying to get off or reduce the metoprolol due to my food allergy. That is similar to what my doctor has said when I've had to stop for certain procedures or tests. Took 25mg, had symptomatic hypotension (low BP in general).

You should refer to the prescribing information for metoprolol for a complete list of interactions.Parsekyan D. Migraine prophylaxis in adult patients. Thank you so much!!! What are the pros and cons of taking fish oil for heart health? I hope I can avoid that side effect. These are not interchangeable. Since I have been on this medication, pvc and pac which I had in the past mostly infrequent are now occurring for several days in a row nHello I have a questions about calcium channel blockers. The Metoprolol is a beta bocker and the Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker, so I would have to wonder why the switch.

He doesn't think it's necessary for me to continue taking it.

"@kenny48 I took a very small dose at one time (25 mg/...""That is similar to what my doctor has said when I've had...""Hi, I was discovered Aflib last year. KidnI have diabetes and am dependent on insulin. I feel much better than when I was on the medication, that’s for sure, so hopefully I will keep getting better. I felt and observed (personal cuff/monitor) no significant change… other than the angst of not knowing what to expect.

Good Day, I would like to ask how long have u taken both the Metoprolol & Norvasc? To be honest, I noticed no difference between a beta blocker and the calcium channel blockers apart from one side effect which caused me to give them up and return to the beta blockers. No get up and go, lightheaded. I did ask the doctor last night and he thought it would be okay. However, I don't have afib, and I don't take flecainide so my case not identical.Yes it is. By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our By continuing to use this site you consent to the use of cookies on your device as described in our I will be switching from metoprolol 50mg 2 times a day to the-good-doctor and 87 other Cardiology Specialists are ready to help youMember of Royal College of Physicians of the United KingdomDisclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Speak to your doctor about how drug interactions should be managed. The Metoprolol is a beta bocker and the Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker, so I would have to wonder why the switch. Personally, use your personal monitor a few times a day (same time each day) to see how your heart responds and make sure you’ve got some in the cabinet should you need them. If you aren't 100% satisfied, just click "reply. Unless, responses are coming from a medical professional, I’d not bank on them.

I will take my first pill tonight; my last metoprolol was yesterday morning. I understand that Calcium is blocked to the heart which can slow the heart down and cause it to not beat as hard.
Get the facts in this Missouri Medicine report. I also take 25 mg/day, split between morning and evening. Metoprolol is a beta-blocker and diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker.